Dr. Benet, Professor and former Chairman (1978-1998), Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences, Schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, received his AB (English), BS (Pharmacy), MS from the University of Michigan and PhD from the University of California. He has received eight honorary doctorates: Uppsala University, Sweden (PharmD, 1987), Leiden University, The Netherlands (PhD, 1995), University of Illinois at Chicago (DSc, 1997), Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and Science (DSc, 1997), Long Island University (DSc, 1999), University of Athens, Greece (PhD, 2005), Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium (PhD, 2010) and University of Michigan (DSc, 2011). His research interests, more than 530 publications, 6 books and 11 patents are in the areas of pharmacokinetics, biopharmaceutics, drug delivery and pharmacodynamics. Dr. Benet is listed by Thompson Reuters as one of the most highly cited pharmacologists worldwide, with his published peer-reviewed papers cited more than 20,000 times.