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Physiological Sciences

Physiological Sciences

Welcome to Physiological Sciences at EVMS.  Our mission is to improve human health by educating health care professionals and scientists and by advancing biomedical knowledge through cutting edge basic and translational research.


Our educational focus is to provide students with an integrated understanding of physiology, pharmacology and biochemistry that underpin cell structure and function, the mechanisms, interactions and applications of drugs, as well as metabolism and nutrition that are the foundations of clinical medicine.

We utilize contemporary and innovative technologies in its didactic lectures and small-group and team based clinical problem solving sessions and laboratories and encourage students to apply critical thinking and develop patient-oriented problem-solving skills.