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James Douglas Potter, American pharmacology educator. Grantee National Institutes of Health, 1978-1981, 83—, National Heart Lung and Blood Institute, since 1978 (Merit award since 1989), Muscular Dystrophy Association, 1983-1994.


Potter, James Douglas was born on September 26, 1944 in Waterbury, Connecticut, United States. Son of Herbert Eugene and Jean Gladys (Troske) Potter.


Bachelor of Science, George Washington University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Connecticut, 1970. Postgraduate (fellow), Boston biomedical Research Institute, 1974.


Staff scientist Boston biomedical Research Institute, 1974-1975. Associate in neurology Harvard University Medical School, 1974-1975. Assistant professor cell biophysics Baylor College Medicine, 1975-1977.

Associate professor pharmacology University Cincinnati, 1977-1981, professor, 1981-1983. Chairman, professor department molecular and cellular pharmacology University Miami, since 1983. Co-director Executive Office of Research Leadership, School Medicine University Miami, since 2001.

External examiner University West Indies, 1998-1999. Grant reviewer in field.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Fellow Muscular Dystrophy Association. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Chemical Society, American Society Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics, Association for Medical School Pharmacology (chairman), International Society Heart Research, American Heart Association (established investigator 1974-1979), American Society Biochemistry and Molecular Biologists, Cardiac Muscle Society (secretary-treasurer 1992-1994, president 1994-1996), Biophysics Society, Sigma Xi.


Married Priscilla F. Strang, August 9, 1985. Children: Liesse, Andrew, Ian Brown.

Herbert Eugene Potter

Jean Gladys (Troske) Potter

Priscilla F. Strang

Liesse Potter

Andrew Potter

Ian Brown Potter