Heart Failure Pharmacotherapy Academic Research Fellowship
This fellowship is part of the DPET fellowship program.
- Length: 2 years
This fellowship provides the applicant with extensive research experience in the area of cardiovascular pharmacotherapy with a special emphasis on heart failure and cardiovascular pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics. A multidisciplinary team approach including medicine, pharmacy, and nursing is applied to research and management of heart failure.
Academic fellows spend the entire duration of their programs at UNC, focusing on clinical, preclinical and in vitro research projects.
Research protocols may include industry-sponsored clinical trials involving angiotensin II receptor blockers, beta blockers, and investigator-initiated projects involving the pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics of these agents. Opportunities in analytical and pharmacokinetic research are also available in addition to required coursework in study design and statistical analysis.
How to Apply
The application information is listed below.
- letter of intent,
- curriculum vitae,
- unofficial transcripts, and
- three letters of recommendation
Contacts for Program Information
Herb Patterson, Pharm.D.
DPET Executive Vice Chair
Professor, Pharmacotheraphy and Experimental Therapeutics
Professor, Medical Infectious Diseases
Research Professor, Cardiology
Jo Ellen Rodgers, Pharm.D.
Associate Director, DPET Clinical Education Programs
Clinical Associate Professor, Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics