Pharmacy Practice

The Pharmacy Practice Department provides 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 have diverse practice and scholarly interests including infectious disease, hematology/oncology, nephrology, neurology, ambulatory care, endocrinology, drug information, critical care, cardiology, endocrinology, nutrition support, internal medicine, pharmacoeconomics, medication safety, and more.

Their regular pursuits include the didactic teaching of pharmacotherapeutics; experiential education; scholarly activities related to their areas of interest and specialty; and patient care, as well as service to the school, university, profession and community. Furthermore, they take part in developing and implementing innovative practice models to meet emerging needs in healthcare and health systems.

Mission and Goals

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:

  1. Prepare students for entry into the pharmacy profession in an environment that promotes critical thinking, life-long learning, leadership and professionalism
  2. Recruit, retain and promote competent Clinical Faculty in diverse areas of clinical specialties
  3. Pioneer the role of interdisciplinary practice through commitment to serving patients and promoting quality public health
  4. Contribute to the pharmacy and healthcare literature by conducting and publishing clinical research

For more information about the Pharmacy Practice Department, please contact its chair, Dr. Soumana Nasser.