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Pharmacology, Toxicology and Experimental Therapeutics Track

Track Leader: Dr. Lee Ann MacMillan-Crow (MacmillancrowLeeA@uams.edu)

 

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Year 1 Fall (12 credit hours)

GPIBS Core Curriculum

Year 1 Spring (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (PCOL 5109)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics II (PCOL 5119)
3 credit hours Principles and Methods of Pharmacology and Toxicology (PCOL 5105)
3 credit hours General Physiology (PHYO 5103)
1 credit hour Journal Club (PCOL 5115)
1 credit hour Research

Each summer until graduation

1 credit hour Research

Year 2 Fall (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (PCOL 5109)
3 credit hours Graduate Pharmacology and Therapeutics (PCOL 5107)
1 credit hour Scientific Communication and Ethics III (PCOL 5120)
3 credit hours Elective (choose to take in Fall or Spring of 2nd year)*
1 credit hour Journal Club (PCOL 5115)
1 or 4 credit hours Research (based on taking elective or not)

Year 2 Spring (10 credit hours)

1 credit hour Seminar (PCOL 5109)
1 credit hour Scientific Communications and Ethics IV (PCOL 5121)
3 credit hours Elective (choose to take in Fall or Spring of 2nd year)*
3 credit hours Experimental Design and Statistics
1 credit hour Journal Club (PCOL 5115)
1 or 4 credit hours Research (based on taking elective or not)

*The elective must include 3 additional course credit hours based on advice from the student’s mentor and/or advisory committee. Clinical Toxicology (INTX 6653) or Systems Therapeutics (PCOL 6203) are highly encouraged.

Year 2 Summer

Candidacy Exam (research proposal submitted to committee followed by oral defense)

Years 3- Degree Completion

Students will enroll in 1 credit hour Seminar (PCOL 5109) for each of the remaining semesters and 9 credit hours of Dissertation Research (until reach 18) and/or Research.

Students must successfully defend their research project in written and oral format prior to completion of the degree.