Physiology is the study of life and how living cells and tissues function, enabling organisms to live and interact with their environment. Physiologists answer key questions ranging from the workings inside single cells to the interactions between human populations and our environment on earth and beyond.
The 2009 Accreditation Site Survey for the MD program confirmed that Physiology courses received the highest ranking from medical school graduates for their perception of importance in preparation for medical school.
A B.Sc. degree in Physiology & Pharmacology provides the strongest possible scientific basis for further training in biomedical research medicine and in a variety of health care fields. Students will develop practical and critical thinking skills necessary to analyze and integrate the ever-growing amount of information in the health sciences.
Oct 25, 2014
The New Researcher Award recognizes a faculty member’s contributions to scholarship through the creation, expansion and critique of knowledge. John Howland, associate professor in the Department of Physiology, is the 2014 recipient.
Oct 25, 2014
Mr. Keenan MacDougall, in addition to earning his Bachelor of Science four year degree in Physiology and Pharmacology with Great Distinction, was awarded the Dean's Medal in Arts and Science and the University Medal in Science at Fall Convocation held October 25, 2014. The Dean's Medal is awar...
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