Caitrin Wheeler McdonoughPhD
Dr McDonough received a B.S. in Biochemistry (with a minor in chemistry) from the University of Iowa and then earned a PhD in Molecular Medicine and Translational Science from Wake Forest University School of Medicine. Dr McDonough’s dissertation work focused on the Genetics of Type 2 Diabetic End-Stage Renal Disease in African Americans. After completing graduate studies, she joined the Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research as a Post-Doctoral Associate in Cardiovascular Pharmacogenomics under the direction of Dr Julie Johnson.
Dr McDonough is an investigator in the Center for Pharmacogenomics and plays a central role in the development of genetics education programming for the UF&Shands Personalized Medicine Program. She also teaches Genetic Medicine concepts to pharmacy students in the Personalized Medicine course.