NEU 400-A Psychopharmacology


Course Details

  • 5 Weeks | May 29 – June 28
  • On Campus | Tue & Thu 6:00-9:30 pm
  • 3 Credits | Cost: $1425.00
  • Online myHill Registration | April 9 – May 22
  • Online Payment is Due at Time of Registration

Course Description

Explores mechanisms of drug action, the ways in which the body metabolizes drugs (pharmacokinetics) and the resulting effect a drug has when ingested (pharmacodynamics). By drawing examples from clinical pharmacology, neurology and narcotic abuse we will gain a broad and balanced perspective of the current topics in psychotropic drug use and abuse.

Course Syllabus

NEU 400 Psychopharmacology Syllabus (.PDF)

Additional Information

  • Prerequisite: CHM 113, General Chemistry I and CHM 221, Organic Chemistry I

Kristen Bushell

Adjunct Professor of Chemistry

Dr. Bushell received her B.S. in Biochemistry from Virginia Tech. She participated in multiple research projects studying cannabinoids and endocannabinoids for the treatment of chronic and neuropathic pain. She then went on to study the transcriptional regulation of cytokines in inflammatory bowel diseases at Boston University School of Medicine, earning her Ph.D. in 2010. After taking a few years to care for her three young children, she joined Stonehill in 2016 as an adjunct faculty member in the Chemistry Department.