Career Questions tagged Pharmaceuticals

What is the stress level of a pharmacist?

Hello my name is Paitynn and I'm currently enrolled in job corps to get my high school diploma and study pharmacy tech. My biggest question is what is the stress level like in this profession and would you recommend it? Also were would you start major wise to get to the farther education you...

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Scott Lason’s Avatar David George’s Avatar
Active Dec 10 '18 at 04:44 PM

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Posted by paitynn G.’s Avatar paitynn G.
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Scott Lason | Senior Advisor, Pharmacist Recruiting Strategist at CVS Health ... Pharmacists are dealing with people and their health and therefore there ...

Does it actually need take a lot to become a pharmacist?

Like is the process to becoming one difficult? #pharmacy #pharmacist #medicine...

#pharmaceuticals

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Active Feb 04 at 06:04 PM

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Posted by Destiny N.’s Avatar Destiny N.
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Allison Kennedy | Assurance Associate at PricewaterhouseCoopers To become a pharmacist you need at least 2 years of ...

What are ways to increase your changes of being accepted to four year colleges, despite being from a low income area?

Another question I have is how can I stand out to colleges while being from a low income area that, to me, seems to limit my opportunities? I have had personal experiences losing great opportunities due to where I am from. #college #high-school #low-income-area #workforce #steam #stem...

#space-exploration #space #career #science #advice #medicine #planetary-science #engineering #forensics #astrophysics #astronomy #technology #pharmaceuticals #math

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Jamie Chui’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar Rehana Wolfe, M.A.’s Avatar
Active Sep 13 '18 at 01:37 AM

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Posted by Ahlyia L.’s Avatar Ahlyia L.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential Who you are and what attributes that you have are much ...

What are the challenges I may face pursuing a career in science, and how can I stand out among the rest?

For my first two years in high school I have been studying biotechnology and I have been working diligently in preparing myself for college and the workforce. Though I have not decided on an exact career, I am deeply considering one within forensics, pharmaceuticals, or in the space exploration...

#forensics #women-in-stem #high-school #pharmaceuticals #planetary-science #science #medicine #workforce #stem #career #future #student #astrophysics #biotechnology #space-exploration #technology #steam #nasa

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Ken Simmons’s Avatar Derek Jernigan’s Avatar Molly MacLeod, PhD’s Avatar
Active Dec 06 '18 at 02:04 AM

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Posted by Ahlyia L.’s Avatar Ahlyia L.
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Ken Simmons | Assist with Recognizing and Developing Potential The thing that will make the most difference is how well ...

How hard is it to be Pharmacist?

I am attending college in less than a month and I'm majoring in Pharmacy. Is it hard? Is there any advice for me inorder for me to succeed. #chemistry #pharmacy #pharmacist #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals...

#experience

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Allison Hollins’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active Aug 14 '18 at 01:18 AM

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Posted by Steven A.’s Avatar Steven A.
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Allison Hollins | Experienced Pharmacy Manager/Outpatient/Customer Service Specialist/Immunizer Hi Steven,Pharmacy is a great field. It pays well, gives you ...

How does one gain the traction to begin medicinal research?

As an aspiring biochem/biophysics major who is looking to make pharmaceuticals in the future I was wondering how one would go about getting the resources and clearance to formulate and test new compounds. #medicine #health #research #healthcare #biochem #biophysics...

#pharmaceuticals

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Active Aug 09 '18 at 03:33 AM

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Posted by Benjamin S.’s Avatar Benjamin S.
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Saroj Rai, PhD, MPH | Medical Science Liaison, Neuroscience please can you specify what do you exactly mean by medicinal ...

What are some companies that develop and/or research pharmaceuticals?

My major is chemical engineering and I want to work with pharmaceuticals. So, I’m currently looking for an intern in that area. The only problem is that most of the companies I know work with materials. What would be some companies that I can look to for internship opportunities for college...

#internship #pharmaceuticals #chemcialengineer

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Scott Lamb’s Avatar Bohdan Hrytsiv’s Avatar
Active Feb 04 at 06:09 PM

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Posted by Alice X.’s Avatar Alice X.
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Scott Lamb | Chemical Business Development Hi Alice! Chemical Engineering allows you to pursue a wide range ...

What do I need to do if I want to work in the development or research of pharmaceuticals?

I’m currently majoring in Chemical Engineering. If I want to work with pharmaceuticals in the future, should I pick a concentration? At my university, the concentrations are materials, environmental, and bio molecular. Is medical school required? #chemcialengineer #medicine...

#pharmaceuticals

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Emily Dodge, PharmD, RPh’s Avatar Saroj Rai, PhD, MPH’s Avatar Parixit Modi’s Avatar
Active Oct 28 '18 at 06:27 PM

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Posted by Alice X.’s Avatar Alice X.
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Emily Dodge, PharmD, RPh | Pharmacy Manager - Albertsons Safeway I would also start by reaching out to professors. They oftentimes ...

Best pre-college volunteer options for aspiring pharmacists?

What can I do to volunteer in high school if possible and what school is best for this career option? I want my application to be as strong as possible for med school, and that includes any experience I can get before applying for colleges, but I don't know where I'd start, how I can do it and...

#medicine #pharmaceuticals #pharmacists #pharmacist #pharmacy

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Allison Hollins’s Avatar Scott Lamb’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active May 16 '18 at 12:03 PM

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Posted by Ruby L.’s Avatar Ruby L.
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Allison Hollins | Experienced Pharmacy Manager/Outpatient/Customer Service Specialist/Immunizer Hello,Volunteering in pharmacy can be tricky because of drug handling laws ...

What high school / college courses are best for people wanting to go into Pharmaceuticals?

Hello! I was wondering if anyone could give me some advice on which high school and or college courses could be best for me to take if I wanted to go into a career in pharmaceuticals, as next year I begin high school and want to make my chances as high as possible for getting into a good school...

#medicine #pharmaceuticals #pharmacists #pharmacist #pharmacy

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Allison Hollins’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active May 16 '18 at 11:56 AM

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Posted by Ruby L.’s Avatar Ruby L.
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Allison Hollins | Experienced Pharmacy Manager/Outpatient/Customer Service Specialist/Immunizer Hello,Take all the science and math classes available, especially chemistry. The ...

Does research fulfill the need for creativity?

I'm really deep into art as a hobby, but lately, I've been thinking about it more seriously the more people compliment me. I'm not sure I want to get rid of my plan to go into Biomed or pharmaceutical research, so I thought to ask about how they would really differ in terms of creative...

#pharmaceuticals #biomedical-engineering

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Forough Askarisiahooie’s Avatar
Active Oct 07 '18 at 09:48 PM

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Posted by Sofia S.’s Avatar Sofia S.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Sofia,What's the dilemma? Do them both!I do some legal research, not ...

What types of organizations will best help someone pursuing pharmacology have hands on experience?

Anyone can open a book and read. True learning comes from when you are put into situations and have to take the knowledge you acquired from books or lectures and apply it to real life situations. Therefore, to make my education meaningful and have a true impact in my field. I would like to find...

#pharmaceuticals #internships

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Active Mar 07 '18 at 03:17 PM

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Posted by Erica C.’s Avatar Erica C.
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Parixit Modi | Clinical Pharmacist Summer internships and part time jobs are the best places to ...

What past jobs should you show on a resume?

#resume-writing I am applying for a pharmacy position and I was wondering if I should include all job experiences such as a fast-food position in high school or only those that relate to the job I'm applying for in my resume. #pharmaceuticals...

#job-search

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Kim Igleheart’s Avatar Scott Lamb’s Avatar Parixit Modi’s Avatar
Active Mar 07 '18 at 03:13 PM

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Posted by Laurel T.’s Avatar Laurel T.
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Kim Igleheart | Employment Counselor | Open Records Specialist Laurel,Is the position Pharmacy Aide, Pharmacy Tech, or Pharmacist? How much ...

If I aspire to become a doctor, which country has the best facilities to study medicine for expat students?

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Nancy Hamp, MA’s Avatar Andy Strain’s Avatar
Active Feb 11 '18 at 09:54 AM

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Posted by Rakesh S.’s Avatar Rakesh S.
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Nancy Hamp, MA | IOrganizational Leadership • Assessment and Interviewing • Educational ... Rakesh,The best facilities for expats are the best facilities for home ...

Any help with scholarships?

Hi, i am currently transferring to UC Irvine and want to know of any scholarships out there that can help me with tuition since it is so expensive at the moment. I really want to go into the pharmacy field and thats why im trying to get my BA in chemistry. It is really hard to keep working at a...

#scholarships #latinasinchemistry #pharmacy #pharmaceuticals #financial-aid #womeninchemistry #chemistry

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James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active Oct 16 '17 at 12:26 PM

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Posted by Gabriela P.’s Avatar Gabriela P.
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James Chafin, Jr. | Pharmacist at Coram CVS/specialty infusion services I would check with the school financial aid office they usually ...

Is there shadowing for pharmacists?

I understand in the medicine field, students who want to be nurses or doctors attend shadowing for actual doctors or in hospitals to learn and assist in the actual work place. I don't know if that is the case for pharmacists as well and if it is how I would go about becoming a "shadower."...

#medicine #pharmaceuticals

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James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar Herman Liu’s Avatar Swathi K’s Avatar
Active Sep 06 '17 at 12:10 PM

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Posted by Noah P.’s Avatar Noah P.
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James Chafin, Jr. | Pharmacist at Coram CVS/specialty infusion services You might check with some independent pharmacies in your area they ...

What is the best way to plan my college schedule if I want to become a pharmacist?

I am asking this because I would love to become a pharmacist. I would like to know what classes that would help prepare me the best for my future classes. #pharmaceuticals #pharmacy #pharmacist #pharmacists #medicine...

#college

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Rachelle DeCoud’s Avatar Jeffrey Swoy’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar +3
Active Sep 18 '17 at 01:02 PM

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Posted by Amber H.’s Avatar Amber H.
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Rachelle DeCoud | Experienced Grant Writer, Student Mentor &Higher Education Graduate ... Your goal is to get into a PharmD program (graduate school). ...

What are some recommended summer activities that I can do over the summer to show my interest in the Pharmaceutical Sciences field?

As a high school student, I have always wanted to pursue in the medical field. However, I am leaning more on the chemistry aspect, rather than biology (though I want to do both). So I figured that the best option for me is pharmaceutical sciences. The problem now I am having is deciding what...

#biology #chemistry #summer-programs #pharmaceuticals #summer-jobs #career-details #summer-internship

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Paola Mina-Osorio’s Avatar Huong Lieu’s Avatar Pamela Mapelli’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active Aug 15 '17 at 12:51 PM

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Posted by Brian C.’s Avatar Brian C.
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Paola Mina-Osorio | Medical Director immunology Medical Affairs at Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Look for internship opportunities at research labs in a university or ...

What the difference between medicinal chemistry, pharmacology and pharmaceutical chemistry?

I want to study chemistry and like the idea of medicine, but I want to avoid going down a path that is somewhat like biochemistry since I am not a fan of biology. #medicine #chemistry #pharmaceuticals #pharmacy #medicinal-chemistry #pharmacology #pharmaceuticals...

#career-details

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Erika Dobbins’s Avatar Sesha Arathi Paluri’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar Lisa Misiewicz, DPT’s Avatar +1
Active Aug 15 '17 at 06:50 PM

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Posted by Wrayzene W.’s Avatar Wrayzene W.
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Erika Dobbins Funny you should say that. I am a biochem. major, who ...

How many years of college do I need to take for pharmacy major?

I will take the pharmacy major, so I would like to know how many years of this major takes. #college #healthcare #pharmacy...

#pharmaceuticals

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Jennifer Iwegbue,  PharmD’s Avatar Huong Lieu’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:26 PM

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Posted by Jingwen S.’s Avatar Jingwen S.
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Jennifer Iwegbue, PharmD | Pharmacy Manager at Walgreens Boots Alliance Hello Jingwen, Some pharmacy schools will require at least 2 years ...

What are the pros and cons of working in the pharmaceutical industry?

I am trying to decide between a few different majors and I may want to be a pharmacist. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmacist...

#pharmaceutical-industry

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James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Posted by Aubrey D.’s Avatar Aubrey D.
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James Chafin, Jr. | Pharmacist at Coram CVS/specialty infusion services With the expansion in pharmacy schools with little or no job ...

How long does it take to become a disease researcher?

I really love the idea of becoming one, and I would love some info, personally from someone who may have experienced the time it took or someone who is knowledgeable. #biology #biochemistry #pharmaceuticals #medical-research #molecular-biology #drug-development...

#drug-discovery

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Ian Sarad’s Avatar Iván Caballero’s Avatar Herman Liu’s Avatar
Active Nov 20 '17 at 08:32 PM

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Posted by james P.’s Avatar james P.
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Ian Sarad | Fermentation Scientist It largely depends on what you are looking for in terms ...

How many years of schooling (after high school) are required in order to become a pharmacist?

I am a junior in high school and I am looking to become a pharmacist. I would like to learn about the requirements needed to become a pharmacist....

#pharmaceuticals

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Huong Lieu’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:59 PM

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Posted by Reilly M.’s Avatar Reilly M.
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Huong Lieu | Pharmacist at Walgreens It depends on what schools you apply to, most school or ...

What are the benefits of doing and not doing a residency after Pharmacy School?

I am curious to how this can affect my future career path. #college #medical #healthcare...

#pharmaceuticals

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Ekaterina Yuvasheva’s Avatar Huong Lieu’s Avatar James Chafin, Jr.’s Avatar
Active Dec 01 '17 at 05:40 PM

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Posted by Jacob C.’s Avatar Jacob C.
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Ekaterina Yuvasheva | Pharmacist at Walmart It depends on where you want to work. If you're planning ...

What is the difference between biomedical engineering, medical research, and the pharmaceutical industry?

I'm interested in pursuing a career path in one of the above fields, so I would like some clarification as to what these specific careers entail. #biomedical-engineering #pharmacy #pharmaceuticals #medical-research...

#biomedical-science

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Jayavignesh Arivalagan’s Avatar Forough Askarisiahooie’s Avatar
Active Nov 02 '18 at 03:54 AM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Jayavignesh Arivalagan | Chemical Process Engineer Generally speaking, biomedical engineering is used to develop products, generally called ...

Is biochemistry a good choice to major in for a bachelor's to become a pharmacologist?

I'm thinking about pursuing a career in pharmacology, but I'm not sure what the best major would be in order to become one. #medical #pharmacy #biochemistry #pharmaceuticals #medical-research...

#pharmacology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Jaron Hightower-Mills | Higher Education Administration and International Education Specialist Katia, Biochemistry is one of the essential areas in pharmacology, so ...

What does someone in pharmaceuticals do on a daily basis?

I'm interested in pursuing a career in pharmaceuticals, but I'm not sure what their day-to-day tasks look like. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmaceutical-industry #clinical-pharmacy...

#retail-pharmacy

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andy nguyen’s Avatar May Hoang’s Avatar Michael Trocchia PE, CPIM’s Avatar
Active Jan 13 at 01:59 AM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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andy nguyen | Unemployed as a pharmacist at not applicable With a major in pharmaceuticals, you either teach or do pharmaceutical ...

What does a pharmacologist do on a daily basis?

I'm interested in pursuing a career in pharmacology, but I'm not sure what their day-to-day tasks look like. #research #pharmacy #biomedical #pharmaceuticals #biomedical-science #pharmaceutical-industry...

#pharmacology

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:55 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Allen Graber | Community Pharmacist There is a difference between the practice of pharmacy and the ...

What does a pharmacologist do?

I'm interested in entering the pharmaceutical field, specifically in research. I've heard that pharmacologists research new medicines, but I'm not sure about their specific job description. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmacist...

#pharmacology

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Mukesh Kamat’s Avatar lohith suresh’s Avatar Nayeem Ahmed’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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Mukesh Kamat | Technical Support Specialist at Dell Pharmacologists are involved in drug development and evaluation. Once drugs have ...

What is the difference between pharmacology and a pharmacist's degree?

I'm thinking about joining the pharmaceutical field, but I'm not sure about which specific job I should pursue. #pharmacy #pharmacists #pharmaceuticals #pharmacist #pharmaceutical-industry...

#clinical-pharmacy

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:51 PM

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Posted by Katia D.’s Avatar Katia D.
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rohit kumar | Student at indian institute of aircraft engineering Pharmacy is a professional field and area of study, while pharmacology ...

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