PMD_U101_Panel_Questions_academic_pharmacy

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Profession of Pharmacy PMDU101 Industry and other Pharmacy Settings Academic Pharmacy Panel questions Where did you go to pharmacy school and how did you come to be interested in an academic position? - University of Maryland, 3 years of undergrad. Possible zoology major. Didn’t want to be restricted. Thought about pharmacy. Dean of pharmacy cam to speak to him about clinical pharmacy. Talked about how pharmacists could talk to physicians, relatively new topic. How did you get to where you are today? - After grad, community pharmacy. Then grad school in pharmacy for 2 extra years at University of Minnesota. Thought about going into academia, but went into fellowship which would give more research experience, went to Hartford Hospital. Learned how to do human research, draw blood, perform blood samples,
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Unformatted text preview: create HIV. Applied to tenure track at NEU. Risks and benefits to this track What do you do at the School of Pharmacy?- Worked at the VA hospital with infectious disease department. Pharmacokinetics, antibiotics for liver disease. Went to administration, Assistant dean for academic affairs. What are 2 advantages and 2 disadvantages of this type of position? - Own boss, essentially set own schedule. Academic freedom, can disagree with dean and others. Writing exams is annoying. Do you have to work nights and on holidays? - Long hours, nights and weekends, working in the lab takes away from time with family. What do you like best about academic pharmacy?- Enjoy teaching, academic freedom. What do you like least about academic pharmacy?- Writing and grading exams....
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course PMD U101 taught by Professor Matthews during the Spring '08 term at Northeastern.

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