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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.

Program Components:

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.

Application Requirements:
  • 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.

Clinical Professor, Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics