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Department of Pharmacology & Systems Physiology

Special Master’s Program in Physiology

For Current Students

Welcome to the MS in Physiology at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine! This page provides information on this year's program and a map to important resources available to master's students.

Program Information

Student Guide

  • Read the official UC SMP Student Guide 2016-17, developed and updated by former MS students. Gain insight into how to not only "survive" the program, but to thrive in the program, with information ranging from suggested study habits and materials to recommendations for things to do in Cincinnati. A must read for any incoming student!


Technology Resources

  • Connect to UC resources via virtual private network (VPN), giving you remote access to library resources, MCP schedulers, and other servers on campus
  • Web access to your UConnect email account.
  • Configure (PDF) your desktop email client, smartphone or mobile device for your UConnect email account
  • Spam Filtering on your UConnect email account
  • Log in to Canopy to access class materials for each of your classes, or for filesharing (documents, publications etc) between classmates (or other professors) in the Blackboard organization called "M.S. in Physiology Program" in which you have been enrolled (NB: You must log in to Blackboard and add your email address to your profile)
  • Accessed onsite or with VPN, UC Filespace also offers you personal file storage and filesharing, and the opportunity to set up your personal homepage
  • Instructions for connecting to the campus wireless network [Securewireless]
  • Software from UCIT (free or site-licensed copies)


UC Library and Bibliographic Resources


Student Services


Special Master’s Program Contacts

John N Lorenz, PhD
Program Director

Bryan Mackenzie, PhD
Program Co-Director
Director of Admissions

Jeannie Cummins
Program Manager