Launa Lynch, PhD
Launa M. J. Lynch comes to ICOM from South University School of Pharmacy where she was an Associate Professor. Launa received a Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences with an emphasis in cancer pharmacology as well as her B.S. and M.S. in Chemistry from Idaho State University. She completed postdoctoral work at Dartmouth College and the University of Minnesota in lung cancer research. Her research has focused on the scholarship of teaching and her current research interest is in developing safe and effective step-down nicotine cartridges for use in electronic delivery devices for smoking cessation.
Born and raised in Pocatello, Launa is excited to return to her home state of Idaho. She is proud to bring her nine years of experience in teaching pharmacology to pharmacy, anesthesiologist assistant, and nursing students to Idaho’s first medical school.