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Oklahoma State University

Department of Pharmacology and Physiology

pharmacology

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 Control & Regulation
  • Endocrinology
  • Morgellons Disease
  • Neuroinflammation
  • Neurosciences
  • Opioid Pharmacology
  • Renal System
  • Toxicology

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

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)
Chair Interim, 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

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

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