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Jen Plahovinsak

Director MS Translational Pharmacology Program

Assistant Professor - Clinical

Outcomes and Translational Sciences

Professional Interests

Professor Jennifer (Jen) Plahovinsak is the Director of the Master of Science in Translational Pharmacology program. Jen’ s research focuses on the design and development of technology-enhanced learning environments for science education, graphic and instructional design to support learning, key learner characteristics for graduate students, curricular development for online toxicology courses, and quality strategies for online program success. Additionally, her interests include the development of relevant preclinical models to support medical countermeasure research programs. Jen has been certified as a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology since 2015.


  • 2017, Master of Applied Clinical and Preclinical Research: Regulatory Affairs, The Ohio State University
  • 2006, Master of Science: Pharmacology and Toxicology, Wright State University
  • 2002, Bachelor of Science: Agriculture, Animal Science/Life Sciences, The Ohio State University