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Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Program Admissions

Dr. Casey Wright

Dr. Casey Wright,
Recruitment and Admissions Chair

Admissions Philosophy

As one of the nation’s top pharmacology and toxicology departments, the UTMB Pharmacology and Toxicology Department is committed to the UTMB mission by offering innovative education and training and pursuing cutting edge research.  To support and accomplish these endeavors, the Department seeks to admit graduate students who have demonstrated academic excellence, integrity, respect for all people regardless of their differences, the ability to adapt and contribute to high-level research efforts, and a passion for lifelong learning. Once graduate students are admitted to the Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Program they will be continually fostered by an excellent learning and training environment provided by the dedicated efforts of the Faculty. Based on the values listed, combined with a successful training model with a track record of producing high quality trainees, it is expected that graduates of the Pharmacology and Toxicology Graduate Program will go on to leadership positions within academia, government, and industry.