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University of Mississippi Medical Center

Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology

Jackson, MS

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University of Mississippi Medical Center

Overview

University of Mississippi Medical Center / Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is located in Jackson, MS, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
First authored publication

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

11
Applied
2
Accepted
2
Enrolled
18%

Applying

25
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 17th February 17th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards April 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits

Student Body

13
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 15.38%
White or Caucasian 46%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

18
Total faculty
Full-time - 18
Part-time - 0
Male (15)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Renal and cardiovascular pharmacology, genetic basis of cardio-renal diseases, diabetes, obesity, metabolic diseases, cancer chemotherapy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
4,331,000

Location & Contact

Address 2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS  39216-4505
United States
Contact Dr. Richard J. Roman
Chair
Email: rroman@umc.edu
Phone: 601-984-1600
Fax: 601-984-1602