The Oncology Clinical Research Fellowship is designed to develop competency and expertise in clinical and translational oncology pharmacy research. The fellowship program co-directors are Cindy O’Bryant, PharmD, BCOP, FCCP and Rajesh Agarwal, PhD. The training program is a collaboration between the Department of Clinical Pharmacy and the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and builds upon the oncology research strengths and expertise within the School of Pharmacy. The fellowship program will consist of 2 years of laboratory/clinical research. The first year of the fellowship will be a combination of laboratory experience to learn appropriate techniques, clinical rotations at the University of Colorado Cancer Center, and course work. The second year will be intensely focused on research projects. Course work will educate the fellow in all aspects of oncology research. Core didactic courses may include, but is not limited to: PK/PD, fundamentals of pharmaceutical science, statistics, epidemiology, research design and methods, and ethics. The fellowship will be individualized so that other elective courses or experiences can be incorporated to maximize exposure to relevant areas of research.
Eligible applicants will include: 1) PharmD degree; 2) Residency or equivalent clinical experience; and 3) Interest or aptitude for a career in clinical and translational oncology research.
Cindy O’Bryant, PharmD, BCOP, FCCP