FRI Board of Directors

Wallace B. Pickworth
Board Member

Degrees: Ph.D., Pharmacology, University of Tennessee
Phone: 410-837-3977
Fax: 410-752-4218

Wallace Pickworth is a pharmacologist with over 30 years of preclinical and clinical experience. Dr. Pickworth has served as the Principal Investigator/Senior Project Director on various projects for the National Institute on Drug Abuse and the private pharmaceutical industry and as a co-investigator on extramural grants for the National Institutes of Health (NIH). His primary function in these roles is serving as key Senior Technical Advisor and leader for teams of multi-discipline professionals.

As a PI/Senior Project Director in health-related research, Dr. Pickworth is responsible for study design; developing study protocols; preparation of OMB submissions, human subjects committee, and Institutional Review Board materials; financial management of projects; selecting and overseeing subcontractors; developing survey instruments, procedural manuals, and clinic schedules; recruiting, hiring, and training staff; supervising field and office staff; designing and monitoring quality control standards; and data management and analysis. He develops and conducts training of research support staff and routinely makes presentations to national scientific advisory panels, state advisory committees, government agencies, private industry and employees, and other audiences.

Dr. Pickworth has worked effectively with numerous collaborators, including, NIH colleagues, academic and health care institutions, other investigators, private employers, national and international scientific and regulatory agencies.

Dr. Pickworth held various positions at the National Institute on Drug Abuse for over 30 years and has authored numerous publications.

Professional Affiliations

American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1970
Sigma Xi, 1977
Society for Neuroscience, 1977
Kentucky Pharmacists Association, 1980
Professional and Public Relations Committee, 1982 1984
American College of Clinical Pharmacology, 1988

College on Problems of Drug Dependence, 1993 Media Committee, chair
Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco, 1996 Resource Committee, chair