Barbara Gladson, PhD

School of Health Related Professions
Rehabilitation and Movement Science
Year Inducted Phone E-Mail 
2007 973-972-2375
Office Hours
Dr. Gladson is providing consultation on web teaching on March 24. Email or call to schedule an appointment.

Dr. Gladson is a Professor with appointments in both the School of Health Related Professions and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey. She received her BS degree in Occupational Therapy from the University of Pennsylvania in 1979, her MS in Physical Therapy from Columbia University in 1985, and her PhD in Pharmacology from UMDNJ in 1998.

Dr. Gladson’s past research includes electrophysiological studies on ion channels responsible for glucagon release conducted at Merck & Co. She has also performed clinical research in the area of hand injury and rehabilitation, oncology, and clinical investigation.

Dr. Gladson is the Director of the UMDNJ Biopharma Educational Initiative and the MS in Clinical Trial Sciences. This initiative is a collaboration effort of several of the University schools to develop graduate degree programs in clinical research.

Dr. Gladson’s areas of teaching include Medical Pathophysiology, Pharmacokinetics, Cultural Diversity in Clinical Trials and Pharmacology. She has developed several web-based courses and has recently completed a textbook in pharmacology. Dr. Gladson’s is intricately involved in the University efforts to improve subject recruitment in clinical trials as well as educating the public on the value of participating in a clinical trial.