Dr. James Gourzis is a clinical pharmacologist practicing in PORTLAND, OR. Dr. Gourzis 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
Univ Of Manitoba- Fac Of Med- Winnipeg- Man- Canada 1963
University of Manitoba / Faculty of Medicine 1963
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