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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Robert Rodgers, Ph.D.

  • Professor Emeritus
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  • Mailing Address: 7 Greenhouse Road, Kingston, RI 02881


Effects of diabetes and hypertension on the heart and hormonal regulation of cardiac function and metabolism


Ph.D., University of Oklahoma, 1977

M.S., Oregon State University, 1972

A.B., University of California, Berkeley, 1965


Christe, M.E. and Rodgers, R.L. Cardiac Glucose and Fatty Acid Oxidation in the Streptozotocin-Induced Diabetic Spontaneously Hypertensive Rat. Hypertension, 25: 235-241. 1995

Rodgers, R.L. The working rat heart preparation. In Measurement of Cardiac Function (McNeil, J.H. ed.) CRC Press, Boca Raton, pp 11-40, 1997

Daniels, Thomas, Rodgers, R.L. et al. Effects of Valproic Acid on Cardiac Metabolism. Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology, Vol. 82, 10: 927-933. 2004.

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