Skip to main content

 


About the Department

The Department of Pharmacology and Physiology is dedicated to teaching and research, as well as service and outreach for OSU and the community.

Faculty research interests include:

  • Acetylcholine Pharmacology
  • Cardiovascular Regulation
  • Depression eating disorders, and drug cravings
  • Estrogens and the central nervous system
  • Morgellons Disease
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Neurosciences
  • Opioid Pharmacology
  • Renal Function
  • Toxicology

These research efforts are enhanced by the students in the Biomedical Sciences Graduate Program.

measure liquid

Academics

Faculty in the Department of Pharmacology and Physiology teach courses in the School of Biomedical Sciences and the College of Osteopathic Medicine.


Faculty

Hugo Arias, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Clinical Professor of Pharmacology
OSU-Tahlequah Campus

 

Bruce A. Benjamin, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Vice Provost for Graduate Programs
Associate Professor of Physiology 

 

Kathleen S. Curtis, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Interim Chair, Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Professor of Physiology

 

 Thomas Curtis, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Associate Professor of Physiology

 

Randall L. Davis, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Associate Dean of  Biomedical Sciences
Professor of Pharmacology

 

Warren Finn, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Associate Professor of Physiology

Alexis Jones  (Research Profile)
Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
OSU-Tahlequah Campus

 

Alexander Rouch, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Associate Professor of Physiology

 

Craig W. Stevens, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Professor of Pharmacology

 

David R. Wallace, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Professor of Pharmacology & Toxicology

 

Randy S. Wymore, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Associate Dean of Curricular Affairs
Associate Professor of Pharmacology

 

W. Kyle Simmons, Ph.D. (Research Profile)
Associate Professor of Physiology
Director, OSU Biomedical Imaging Center

Staff

Daniel Buck
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Research Assistant III

 

Liming Fan
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Senior Research Assistant II

 

Kelly McCracken
Office of Research
Research Coordinator 

 

Carol Roades
Department of Pharmacology and Physiology
Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Academic Assistant II

 

Betty Jo Westerfield
Department of Curricular Affairs
Academic Assistant IV

Emeritus Faculty

George M. Brenner, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology 

 

Loren G. Martin, Ph.D.
Emeritus Professor of Pharmacology and Physiology

Back To Top