Assistant Lecturer, Faculty of Medicine & Dentistry - Pharmacology Dept
PMCOL 300 - Introduction to Pharmacology
Lecture topics present principles of pharmacology including practical application of commonly used drugs to the treatment of disease. This course is available only to students registered in the Bachelor of Science (Dental Hygiene) program.
PMCOL 303 - Introduction to Toxicology
The adverse effects of xenobiotics on biological systems are discussed. Principles of toxicology are introduced. Responses of target organs to selected toxicants are described, with emphasis on molecular mechanisms. Special topics include chemical carcinogenesis, nanotoxicology, and endocrine disruptors. Prerequisites: PMCOL 200, BIOCH 200, PHYSL 210, or 212 and 214, or consent of Department.
PMCOL 305 - An Introduction to the Pharmacology of Drug Abuse
An introduction to the complexities of drug abuse and the drugs of abuse. The student will be introduced to the psychological and social problems of drug abuse and their impact upon the abuser. Objectives of the course are to develop an understanding of addiction and a detailed knowledge of the nature of the commonly abused substances. Emphasis will be placed upon the pharmacology of drugs of abuse. Prerequisites: one of the following BIOCH 200, BIOL 201, CELL 201, PHYSL 210, PHSYL 212 and 214, PMCOL 200, PSYCH 275, ZOOL 241 and 242.