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Why PharmacologyWhy Pharmacology

Pharmacology is a multidisciplinary field straddling the biological, chemical and physical sciences, with a unifying emphasis on human disease and therapeutic intervention. Pharmacology students are exposed to a wide range of research areas and experimental methods, and upon graduation are well-positioned for careers in medical research and the pharmaceutical/biotechnology industry.

Why U of MWhy the University of Minnesota

Why Twin CitiesWhy the Twin Cities

  • #1 Best City Overall in the US (T+L)
  • #1 Most Affordable Place to Live Well in US (Forbes)
  • #2 Most Fit City in US (AFI)
  • #1 Bike City in US (bicycles.com)
  • Short bus ride away from largest State Fair in US by average daily attendance (Wikipedia)

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Where we take you

Our graduates go on to pursue a wide variety of careers that reflect the breadth of scientific research and training provided by the Department of Pharmacology.

Where are they now?

Kelly KroghKelly Krogh

Class of 2014
Research Fellow, Harvard Medical School

Michael DappMichael Dapp

Class of 2012
Ruth L Kirschstein Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Washington

Nicole WydevenNicole Wydeven

Class of 2014
Product Surveillance Analyst, St Jude Medical

Dedra FaganDedra Fagan

Class of 2012
Publication Specialist, Medtronic

Tiffany MacKenzieTiffany Mackenzie

Class of 2013
Medical Science Liason, Cempra Pharmaceuticals

Jana NinkovicJana Ninkovic

Class of 2011
Senior Research Engineer, 3M

Jeff BraziunasJeff Braziunas

Class of 2013
Medical Science Liaison, Astellas Pharma

Jon Michael Underwood IIJon Michael Underwood

Class of 2009
Epidemiologist, CDC Division of Cancer Prevention and Control