Mushrooms and More Guide TUC Grad's Research

Local Happenings Magazine

Most people understand the image of a pharmacist filling a bottle of pills and explaining the proper dosage to a patient.

Benjamin Malcom, PharmD, MPH, Class of 2014Many pharmacists, however, are involved in research and academic pursuits related to pharmacology. What those pharmacists study can range greatly depending on their personal interests.

For 2014 PharmD/MPH Touro University California grad Dr. Ben Malcolm, his focus began well-before he even began pursuing a career in pharmacology.

“I’ve always had a general interest in things related to biology and chemistry,” Dr. Malcolm said. His inspiration grew from a television program called, “Intervention.” The show focuses on individuals battling addictions to drugs like meth and heroin.

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