James Culhane


Assistant Dean for Student Academic Success Programs & Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences
School of Pharmacy
Knott Science Center (KNO) 002A
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School of Pharmacy

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  • Ph.D. Pharmacology and Toxicology - West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, WV, 1998 
  • B.A. Chemistry - Washington and Jefferson College, Washington, PA, 1993

Research Interests

  • Vascular function in hypertension
  • A1-adrenoreceptors and associated signal transduction mechanisms
  • Pharmacy oral histories
  • Use of self-assessment and self-directed learning strategies in biomedical science education


  • Culhane, J.M. and Li, E. Targeted Therapy with Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors. US Pharm. 2008;33(10)(Oncology suppl):3-14,23.
  • Culhane, J.M. and Frantz A. An Interdisciplinary Oral History Initiative: Student Negotiation of Expertise. AJPE. 71 (06), Article 124, 2007.
  • Witczak, Z.J., and Culhane J.M. Thio-sugars: New Perspectives Regarding Availability and Potential Biochemical and Medicinal Applications. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology. 69: 237-244 2005
  • Wright, E., Culhane J.M. CE: Using Pharmacology to Improve Pharmaceutical Care in Hypertensive Patients. Pharmacy Times. July 2004: 107-116

Professional Affiliations & Memberships

  • American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy
  • American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology Society