Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Pharmacogenomics - Faculty Profiles

Portrait of Diane Calinski

Diane Calinski, Ph.D.

Chair, Dept of Pharmaceutical Sciences & Graduate Life Sciences
Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics

Dr. Calinski is an Associate Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacogenomics.  She teaches in the pharmacy and pharmacogenomics programs (including online pharmacogenomics!).  Her research focuses on cytochrome P450-mediated drug metabolism, specifically the metabolism of synthetic cathinones.  Dr. Calinski serves as the Chair-elect to the Biological Sciences Section of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.  She is also the secretary of the Board of Trustees to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana, a local non-profit organization that enhances the quality of life of those affected by cancer.  Dr. Calinski earned her Ph.D. in Pharmacology from the University of Michigan in 2013 and joined the faculty at Manchester shortly after.  In her spare time, you can find her yogaing about, renovating her 100+-year-old house, or walking her dog, Norman.

Curriculum Vitae

Diane Calinski CV

Classes Taught at Manchester

PHRM 451 IPT - Central Nervous System I (Pain, Pharmacology of Pain Management, Headaches, and Multiple Sclerosis)
PHRM 452 IPT - Cardiovascular I (Dyslipidemias)
PHRM 453 IPT - Cardiovascular II (Ischemic Heart Disease, Angina, Acute Coronary Syndrome, Arrhythmia)
PHRM 555 IPT - Hematology and Oncology

Areas of interest/Recent projects

drug metabolism, cytochrome P450-mediated reactions, mechanism-based inactivators, pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenomics, G protein coupled receptors