Faculty

Robert E. Vestal, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Emeritus Clinical Professor


Dr. Robert Vestal

Research Interest: Variation in the metabolism of pharmaceuticals in the elderly and the effects of aging on drugs response and drug-drug interactions, a field now widely known as geriatric clinical pharmacology. Other research interests included the pharmacology of anthracyclines, adenosine, and oncostatin M.

College: 1967, Stanford University, Stanford, CA

Medical School: 1971, University of California, San Francisco

Residency: 1971-1973, Internal Medicine, University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO

Fellowship: 1973-1975, Gerontology Research Center, National Institute on Aging, National Institutes of Health, Baltimore, MD

Fellowship: 1975-1977, Vanderbilt Fellowship, Nashville TN

Publications: Go to PubMed.

Clinic Information: VA Boise (Dr. Vestal is no longer engaged in active practice at the VA)

General Information: Email Dr. Vestal.