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American Board of Clinical Pharmacology

The American Board of Clinical Pharmacology, Inc. is a health-related professional association. The purpose of the American Board of Clinical Pharmacology is to foster the highest standards of professional competence in the practice of clinical pharmacology by means of evaluations, certifying, and consulting services.

The idea of having a certifying board for clinical pharmacology started gaining momentum in 1962 with the passage of the Kefauver-Harris amendments to the Food and Drug Act. In the 1980s, three members of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, Dr. Benjamin Calesnick, Dr. Girolamo G. Cuppari, and Dr. Duncan Hutcheson, conceived of the idea of a national credentialing board for clinical pharmacology. The American Board of Clinical Pharmacology was founded with the cooperation of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology, ...

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