Williams to Lead Journal
Dr. Bill Williams has been named editor-in-chief of AAPS PharmSciTech, the online research journal of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists.
"AAPS PharmSciTech is one of the leading research journals serving these critical areas of research," Williams said. "My predecessor, Dr. Lee Kirsch, expertly guided the journal to its prominence today. I owe a tremendous debt of gratitude to Dr. Kirsch and look forward to serving AAPS and its members. I am honored to be chosen as editor-in-chief."
Williams holds the Johnson & Johnson Centennial Chair in Pharmaceutics and serves as head of the Pharmaceutics Pharmaceutics where he has worked since 1995. Prior to joining the university, Williams worked in the pharmaceutical industry mainly engaged in product development, analytical characterization and manufacturing at both brand and generic companies.
"AAPS is delighted to have someone of Dr. Williams' stature and publishing reputation to lead AAPS PharmSciTech in coming years." said AAPS Executive Director John Lisack, Jr. "I want to commend the AAPS Publications Committee, its search committee, and our publishing partner Springer for their work in identifying Dr. Williams. We look forward to working with him to move AAPS PharmSciTech forward."
Williams has been a member of AAPS since its inception and has been heavily involved with the association in various capacities. He has also served as Editor-In-Chief of the journal Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy (DDIP; Informa Healthcare) since 2000.