Gobburu is a Professor with the School of Pharmacy and the School of Medicine, University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD, USA. He held various positions at the US FDA between 1999 and 2011. Under his leadership, a Division of Pharmacometrics was formed at the FDA and several policies were established. He is a world-recognized scientific leader in the area of quantitative disease models and their application to decisions. Dr. Gobburu is best known for transforming the field of Pharmacometrics across the world into a decision-supporting science. He also established a Pharmacometrics Fellowship program at the FDA. He received numerous FDA awards such as the Outstanding Achievement Award. He also received the Outstanding Leadership Award from the American Conference on Pharmacometrics (2008) and the Tanabe’s Young Investigator Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (2008). Dr. Gobburu is on the Editorial Boards of several journals. He has published over 60 papers and book chapters.