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The LAU School of Pharmacy has two academic departments: Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy Practice.
The Pharmaceutical Sciences Department provides pharmacy students with the foundation in basic and applied pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences, as well as in social, behavioral and administrative sciences.
Basic Science faculty members of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department have diverse teaching involvement and scholarly interests. These include pharmacology, pharmacokinetics, pharmacogenetics, pharmaceutics, pharmacognosy, pathophysiology, microbiology, molecular medicine, biology, immunology, chemistry, biochemistry, biomedical ethics, behavioral sciences, biostastistics, management, and more. Department Faculty are involved in didactic teaching, scholarly activities and laboratory research, and service to the School, University, profession and community.
The mission of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department is to educate students in biomedical, pharmaceutical, social, behavioral and administrative sciences. The department is committed to promote research excellence and provide meaningful contributions to the profession and community.
Members of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department will accomplish the department’s mission through the following activities:
For more information about the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department, please contact the Department Chair Dr. Roy Kanbar.
The Pharmacy Practice Department provides pharmacy students with a comprehensive foundation of clinical sciences and experiential education, and reinforces students’ knowledge of social, behavioral and administrative sciences and their application to contemporary pharmacy practice.
Clinical faculty members of the Pharmacy Practice Department have diverse practice and scholarly interests. These include infectious disease, hematology/oncology, nephrology, neurology, ambulatory care, endocrinology, drug information, critical care, cardiology, endocrinology, nutrition support, internal medicine, pharmacoeconomics, medication safety, and more. Department Faculty are involved in providing the didactic teaching of pharmacotherapeutics; experiential education of pharmacy students; scholarly activities related to their areas of interest and specialty; patient care; and service to the School, University, profession and community. Faculty members are also involved in developing and implementing innovative practice models that are in line with emerging healthcare and health-systems needs.
The mission of the Pharmacy Practice Department is to prepare and model for the next generation of pharmacy professionals by fostering a perpetual commitment to excellence in education, health care and clinical research.
Members of the Pharmacy Practice Department will provide exemplary professional service through the following activities:
For more information about the Pharmacy Practice Department, please contact the Department Chair Dr. Soumana Nasser.