Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Washington State University, Spokane, USA
Mary Paine, RPh, PhD is a professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Washington State University. She received her BS in pharmacy at Oregon State University, her PhD in pharmaceutics at the University of Washington, and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in clinical pharmacology at the University of Michigan. Her longstanding research program, funded by the National Institutes of Health, focuses on adverse drug interactions precipitated by botanical and other natural products. Dr. Paine leads the Center of Excellence for Natural Product Drug Interaction Research, a multidisciplinary effort comprising clinical pharmacologists, natural products chemists, bioinformaticists, and health communications experts to provide leadership and guidance on the study and dissemination of these complex interactions. She has coauthored more than 95 publications as original research articles, reviews, editorials, and book chapters. She has served as associate editor for the journal Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics and is currently serving her second term as associate editor for the journal Drug Metabolism and Disposition.