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Anthony (Tony) T. Dren
Tel: (919) 668-5107
Office: Pratt Street, Room 120
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Anthony (Tony) T. Dren, PhD, RPh

Consulting Professor in the School of Nursing

  • Brief Bio

    Dr. Dren received his doctorate in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) and a Master’s in Pharmacy from Duquesne University (Pittsburgh, PA). He is a registered pharmacist with over 30 years of experience in pre-clinical and clinical drug development with expertise in the design, execution, monitoring and reporting of Phase I-IV multi-center clinical trials. He has held managerial and research positions at Abbott Laboratories, Burroughs Wellcome Co., and, most recently, at Cato Research Ltd. He has implemented, managed, monitored, and reported on more than 40 drug development clinical trials, is credited with the publication of many scientific articles in professional journals, and holds ten patents.

    Academic Program Affiliations

    Master of Science in Nursing Program
    Doctor of Nursing Practice Program


    PhDUniversity of Michigan at Ann Arbor
    MSDuquesne University

    Research Interests

    Design and execution of drug development clinical research studies.