Dr. Randy Sprague is a clinical pharmacologist practicing in SAINT LOUIS, MO. Dr. Sprague 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
St Louis Univ Sch of Med, St Louis Mo 1976
Internal MedicineAmerican Board of Internal MedicineABIM- Pulmonary Disease
- St Louis Univ Hosp, Internal Medicine
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