The Division of Physiology is part of the Department of Basic Sciences in the School of Medicine. The Department has responsibility for teaching a variety of courses in physiology to students in the Schools of Medicine, Dentistry, Public Health, and Allied Health Professions, and the Faculty of Graduate Studies at the University.
The Division of Physiology at Loma Linda University provides unique research training opportunities in the biomedical sciences for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows. Areas of research excellence that are supported by nationally competitive extramural funding include perinatal biology, health disparities, neurosciences, cardiovascular science, and cancer biology. The directors of the Center for Perinatal Biology and Center for Health Disparities are faculty members in the Department and serve as principal investigators for major NIH funded program projects.