MD - Pharmacology (PHAR)

MD - Pharmacology (PHAR)

PHAR 2003  Pharmacology  (5 Credit Hours)  

The Pharmacology course covers primary concepts such as mechanisms of drug action, drug indications, contraindications, drug interactions & side effects.

PHAR 5001  Health and the Environment  (1 Credit Hour)  

This course will introduce students to topics about the intersection between the environment and human health. Lectures will explore topics ranging from molecular biology to ecosystem-level determinants of health. The courses will be a mixture of lectures and interactive discussion sessions mediated by various faculty and visiting lecturers.

PHAR 5500  Clinical Preceptorship - Phar  (1 Credit Hour)  

Preceptorships are available to T1 & T2 students who are interested in the specialty. Students must identify a physician to shadow. Students must have their preceptorship approved in advance by the Senior Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs.

PHAR 5530  Cardiovasular Pharmacology Res  (1 Credit Hour)  

The goals and objectives of this course are to study the mechanisms that regulate tone in the pulmonary vascular bed, examine how pharmacologic agents alter this regulation, and to separate the cardiac and pulmonary vascular effects of these agents. The course consists of supervised laboratory research, collection of data, writing of abstracts for professional meetings and papers for journals. No formal examinations. Evaluation will be on performance and acquired knowledge during the course of experiments. Students will be assessed via quality of final written research report and performance in research lab.

PHAR 5540  Pharmacology Research  (1 Credit Hour)  

5000-level research opportunities are available to T1 & T2 students who are interested in the specialty. Students must identify a faculty member with whom to conduct research. Students must have their research prospectus form approved in advance by the Senior Associate Dean of Admissions and Student Affairs.