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Bethany G Elkington

Research Assistant Professor, Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy

Contact Information

833 S. Wood Street (781)
Chicago, IL 60612


  • PhD, Pharmacognosy, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2013
  • BS, Biology, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, 2001

Professional Organizations

  • American Society of Pharmacognosy
  • Society for Economic Botany

Awards and Honors

  • 2010, NIH Fellow - Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA), National Institutes of Health - National Center For Complementary & Alternative Medicine
  • 2009, Fulbright Fellow, United States Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs

Intellectual Contributions

Journal Article


Book Chapter

  • Elkington BG, Southavong B, Sydara K, Bouamanivong S, Souliya O, Xayveu M, Vanthanouvong M, Riley M, Panyachit B, Thammachak B, Soejarto DD. "The Search for Anti-Malarial Plants in Lao Palm- Leaf Manuscripts". Karen L. Adams and Thomas J. Hudak. Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Lao Studies. Tempe, AZ: Arizona State University; 2010: 277-287