PHM 211 - Pharmacology and Toxicology in Society
Spring semester, starting Spring 2017.
Introduction for non-science or science students to the field of pharmacology and toxicology. History of pharmacology and toxicology. Present issues and future possibilities. Society and systems of drug development and delivery. Drug abuse and policies.
Dr. Colleen Hegg received her PhD in Environmental Toxicology from the University of Wisconsin. Her research is focused on the effects of toxicants and environmental pollutants on adult neurogenesis. PHM 211 focuses on developing critical scientific thinking using real-world case studies centered on drug development and common toxicant exposures.