Caitrin W. McDonough is a student in the biomedical informatics master’s degree program in the Department of Health Outcomes & Policy in the College of Medicine. She received a B.S. in biochemistry (with a minor in chemistry) from the University of Iowa, and then earned a Ph.D in molecular medicine and translational science from the Wake Forest University School of Medicine where she studied the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetic End-Stage Renal Disease in African Americans. After completing her graduate studies, she joined the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research as a Post-Doctoral Associate in Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics under the direction of Dr. Julie Johnson.
Dr. McDonough is currently a research assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research in the College of Pharmacy, and an investigator in the Center for Pharmacogenomics. Her research centers on antihypertensive and cardiovascular pharmacogenomics. She also has an interest in biomedical ‘Big Data’, and utilizing electronic health records for research. Dr. McDonough is also a KL2 Scholar through the CTSI at the University of Florida.
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