List of top medical schools for toxicology programs:

University of Rochester Medical Center
- The Ph.D. Program in Toxicology is administered by the Department of Environmental Medicine. Areas of emphasis include neurotoxicology, immunotoxicology, osteotoxicology, carcinogenesis, and molecular, pulmonary, reproductive and developmental toxicology.
- Faculty members are internationally recognized, with proven track records in mentoring students to the PhD degree.
- It is ranked among the top 5 toxicology graduate programs in the country, according to the National Academy of Science’s NRC Assessment of Graduate Education, 2010.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
- The Chronicle of Higher Education ranks the Curriculum in Toxicology as the top Toxicology graduate program in the USA (January 12, 2007).
- Assessments for the PhD in Toxicology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill involves coursework, a written exam, an oral exam, dissertation research, and a final dissertation defense.

University of Kentucky College of Medicine
- The Ph.D. in Toxicology program is ranked in the top quartile in the National Research Council survey of doctoral programs in Toxicology and is supported by an Environmental Toxicology Training Grant funded by the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS).
- University of Kentucky College of Medicine is ranked 31st among public medical schools, and nine College of Medicine departments rank in the top 20 among public medical schools in National Institutes of Health funding (NIH) (FY04).

Dartmouth College
- In the National Research Council Assessment 2010, eleven of Dartmouth’s doctoral programs met the criteria to be included in the rankings. Based on either S or R assessment, the upper boundary of the ranking ranges of four programs (Computer Science, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Pharmacology and Toxicology, and Physiology) are placed within the top 10 rankings nationally.
- The Pharmacology and Toxicology faculty participate in The Program in Experimental and Molecular Medicine (PEMM) which is a degree-granting program that encompasses a number of disciplines including: Biomedical Physiology; Cancer Biology & Molecular Therapeutics; Cardiovascular Diseases; Molecular Pharmacology, Toxicology & Experimental Therapeutics; Neuroscience.

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