William L. Dewey, Ph.D.
Professor and chair

pharmtox.vcu.edu

The Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology is home to a community of researchers, students and faculty who strive to improve the treatment of medical disorders through a better understanding of the pharmacology of agents and by developing safer and more effective drugs. The department has educated alumni who have gone on to distinguished careers in government, academia and the private sector as researchers, educators and consultants. The work these students do at VCU and beyond has the potential to improve the health and well-being of people all over the world.