School of Pharmacy

Larry Kessler

Professor, Health Services; Adjunct Professor, Pharmacy

CHOICE Faculty, Department of Pharmacy, School Faculty

Telephone: (206) 543-2703


Office Location: F-351E, Health Sciences Building


  • ScD Johns Hopkins University (Health Services Admin)
  • BS Boston University (Mathematics)


Larry Kessler is a former Chair of the Department of Health Services. He served as Director of the Office of Surveillance and Biometrics, Center for Devices and Radiological Health, FDA until 2008. From 1984 to 1995, he headed and developed the Applied Research Branch at NCI. In 2001, he spent a year as a visiting scientist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and served on the faculty of the Department of Health Services.