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Daniel Gonzalez

Associate Professor in Medicine
Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology
P.O. Box 17969, Duke Clinical Reserach Institute, Durham, NC 27715
300 W. Morgan Street, Durham, NC 27701


Dr. Daniel Gonzalez is a clinical pharmacologist in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology of the Department of Medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine, and a member of the Duke Clinical Research Institute. Gonzalez received his PharmD and PhD from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy in 2008 and 2012, respectively. He then completed a postdoctoral fellowship through the UNC-Duke Collaborative Clinical Pharmacology T32 Postdoctoral Training Program. Following completion of his post-doctoral training, Gonzalez served as a faculty member at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy between 2014 and 2023 and moved to Duke University in 2023. 

Gonzalez’s experiences have afforded a highly collaborative and multidisciplinary research program focused on advancing public health by promoting the safe, effective, and individualized use of drugs, with an emphasis on pediatric populations. His research interests include clinical pharmacology and applying mathematical modeling and simulation techniques to characterize the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of drugs, guide drug dosage selection, and improve drug safety. Gonzalez’s research program is funded by the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), and he has published >100 peer-reviewed publications and >40 abstracts. He has been the major advisor for 8 PhD students (4 completed, 4 in training) and 15 postdoctoral fellows.

Current Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor in Medicine · 2024 - Present Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology, Medicine

Education, Training & Certifications

University of Florida · 2012 Ph.D.
University of Florida · 2008 Pharm.D.