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Dr. Jill U Adams visited UT Health San Antonio!

Dr. Jill U Adams, a free-lance science writer, visited the Department of Pharmacology at UTHSCSA on 31 October 2016. Dr. Adams received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of Michigan where she worked with Dr Charles P France, Director of the AART Center of Excellence and the NIDA T32 Training Program in Addiction, in the laboratory of Dr James H Woods (who recently relocated from the University of Michigan to UTHSCSA). After receiving a PhD in Pharmacology from Emory University, Dr Adams conducted postdoctoral studies at Temple University then accepted a Senior Scientist position at the Immunobiology Research Institute in Annandale, NJ. She later was an Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at the New York University School of Medicine before becoming a writer full time. Dr. Adams writes on a broad range of topics from health and medicine to nature and the environment; she is a regular contributor to the Washington Post and her articles have been featured in the LA Times, WebMD, Science, and Nature. During her visit to UTHSCSA Dr Adams met with members of the Department of Pharmacology as well as trainees in the NIDA T32 Training Program.

To learn more about Dr. Adams, visit her webpage.