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M. Colleen McNamara, PhD

Lecturer III: Pharmaceutical Sciences

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Contact Information

Office Location: NRPH B84
Phone: (505) 272-8878

Academic Career

McNamara received a BS in biology (1971) and an MS in physiology (1972) from the University of New Mexico. She received her PhD in neurobiology in 1975 from the University of North Carolina. She did postdoctoral studies at Duke University Center for Aging and Human Development.

Research Interests

  • Age-related changes in brain neurotransmitters.
  • Cardiovascular performance in microgravity.

Professional Memberships

  • Society for NeuroScience
  • American Physiological Society
  • Sigma Xi
  • National Science Teachers Association