Ethnopharmocologists study how people use plants for the treatment of multiple human diseases, illnesses and injuries.
Most ethnopharmocologists have a master's or doctoral degree in biology or botany and have completed graduate work in anthropology, archeology, history and sociology.
WHERE TO STUDY
For 2- and 4-year college and university programs across the country, visit our Where to Study page.
In April 2020, the median yearly salary for an ethnopharmacologist was $73,093, according to SimplyHired.com.
PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS AND ASSOCIATIONS
VIDEOS AND TESTIMONIALS
Check out this guest lecture in Dr. Quave's Emory University course "Botanical Medicine and Health" delivered by Fabien Schultz. The lecture is on traditional medical practices of Africa, with a focus on ethnopharmacology and the use of medicinal plants.