" Understanding Pain, What it is, Why We Feel it, and Strategies for Treatment"
Amy Parkhill, PhD

Patient Education Forum, Rochester, NY
September 2012

About Dr. Parkhill:

 

Dr. Parkhill received her B.S. in Biology from Niagara University. She then received a MS and PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, where she was awarded the Cleveland Fellowship. Dr. Parkhill was a Post-Doctoral Research Fellow at the University of Rochester in the Department of Pharmacology & Physiology. She joined the Wegmans School of Pharmacy as one of the Founding Faculty members of the school. Dr. Parkhill’s research interests have focused on understanding the cellular and molecular events that occur after opioid receptor activation. Her research results have been published in peer-reviewed journals and presented at numerous conferences, including the International Narcotics Research Conference and the Society for Neuroscience. During her time at the University of Rochester, Dr. Parkhill was awarded travel fellowships from the International Narcotics Research Conference and the National Institute on Drug Abuse to present on her research. Dr. Parkhill has also been active in course and curriculum development where she teaches in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. She has been twice been voted as “Teacher of the Year”

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