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Stanley Albert Kaplan

Stanley Albert Kaplan, American pharmaceutical research and development executive. Licensed pharmacist, New York, California.


  • Kaplan, Stanley Albert was born on September 28, 1938 in New York City. Son of Martin Kaplan and Sara Claire (Meszel) Swerdlow.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Columbia University, 1959. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, San Francisco, 1965.


    • Postdoctoral fellow St. Mary's Hospital Medical School, London, 1965-1966. Various positions to associate director therapeutics division Hoffmann-La Roche, Inc., Nutley, New Jersey, 1966-1984. Executive director medical research division Lederle American Cyanamid Company, Pearl River, New York, 1984-1987.

      Senior vice president research and development Liposome Technology Inc., Menlo Park, California, 1987-1989. President, chief operating officer Pharmetrix Corporation, 1989-1992. Senior vice president Research and Development Alpharma, Baltimore, since 1992.

    Major achievements

    • Licensed pharmacist, New York, California.


    • Member editorial board Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Pharmacokinetics and Biopharmaceutics, Journal Pharmaceutical Sciences. Contributor over 60 research and review articles, 10 book chapters.


    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science (chairman pharmaceutical science section 1983-1984), American Association Pharmaceutical Scientists, American Institute Chemists, American College Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics, American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics. Member New York Academy of Sciences, Federation Internationale Pharmaceutique, B'nai Brith, Sigma Xi.



    Music, history, travel.


    • Married Lois Elaine Haber, September 11, 1960. Children: Lisa Joy, Michelle Joanne, Martin William.
    • father: Martin Kaplan Swerdlow
    • mother: Sara Claire (Meszel) Swerdlow
    • spouse: Lois Elaine Haber
    • children: Lisa Joy Kaplan
    • Michelle Joanne Kaplan
    • Martin William Kaplan
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    Born September 28, 1938
    • 1959
      Columbia University
    • 1961
      Columbia University
    • 1965
      University California
    • 1965 - 1966
      Postdoctoral fellow, St. Mary's Hospital Medical School
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1966 - 1984
      various positions to associate, director therapeutics division Hoffmann-La Roche
      Nutley, New Jersey, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      executive, director medical research division Lederle American Cyanamid Company
      Pearl River, Louisiana, United States
    • 1987 - 1989
      senior, vice president research and development Liposome Technology Incorporated
      Menlo Park, Gauteng, South Africa
    • 1989 - 1992
      president, Pharmetrix Corporation
    • 1989 - 1992
      chief operating officer, Pharmetrix Corporation
    • 1992
      senior, vice president Research and Development Alpharma
      Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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