Dr. James Burris is a clinical pharmacologist practicing in WASHINGTON, DC. Dr. Burris specializes in developing and testing new pharmaceutical products, with specific focus on the correlation between drugs and diseases. Clinical pharmacologists optimize drug prescribing and prevent medication errors as well as contribute to new drug applications delivered to the FDA.
Education and Training
Columbia Univ Coll of Physicians And Surgeons, New York Ny 1974
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM
- Georgetown Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine; Vet Affairs Med Ctr, Internal Medicine; St Luke'S-Roosevelt H-Roosevel, Internal Medicine
- Georgetown University Hospital
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