The School of Pharmacy and Health Professions systematically focuses on research through all programs. Our faculty is dedicated to driving scientific knowledge and providing our students opportunities to advance their knowledge through broad and diverse projects and interests. As a health science student, you can actively participate in open studies as a participant or research assistant. You gain access to patient populations and faculty mentors dedicated to advancing clinical, biomedical sciences, rehabilitation, educational and health science research.
Notable funded areas of research include:
- Patient safety
- Antiretroviral nanoparticles for treatment and prevention of HIV infections
- Parkinson’s Disease
- Lower extremities; hips, knees, and ankles
- Characteristics of Prion entry
- Discovery of novel TB agents
Over the past several years, we have received grants and contracts from the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), state, foundation and pharmaceutical industry sources to help advance scientific knowledge in the health care field.