Patricia Molina, MD, PhD
Professor and Head of the Department
The Department of Physiology is committed to excellence in teaching, research, and service. In the School of Medicine, the Physiology Department is responsible for Physiology 100, a 105 hour Human Physiology Course for first year medical students. In addition, the physiology faculty is involved in numerous other teaching activities. These include participation in the Science and Practice of Medicine 100 Course and providing lectures and research experience in residency and fellowship training programs. The department also sponsors the Medical Spanish Elective (Physiology 220 ).