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Join the Area's Top Ranked Pharmacy School*
Home to programs in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences, and pharmacology & toxicology, Philadelphia College of Pharmacy (PCP) is where modern pharmacy started. Since its founding in 1821 as the first college of pharmacy in North America, names like McNeil, Lilly, Wyeth—founders of the top pharmaceutical companies in the world—and many others have launched their careers here. We continue that tradition of excellence with our hands-on approach, offering future pharmacists clinical experience—practically from day one.
Graduates of our pharmacist school play important roles in managed care organizations, hospitals, pharmaceutical companies, and regulatory agencies. And many of our pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacology & toxicology students continue their educations through our MS and PhD programs in pharmacology/toxicology, pharmaceutics, and pharmacy administration as well as MBA, biomedical writing and MPH programs in USciences’ Mayes College.
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Pharmacy Rotation Provides Students First-Hand View of Healthcare Needs in Guatemala
August 06, 2018
Giving a new perspective on the meaning of acting in the public health, a group of student pharmacists traveled to Panajachel, Guatemala in July as part of their Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) rotations providing care to underserved communities in clinics, home care visits, and installing water filtration devices and stoves.
High School Students Gain Research Experience in Pharmaceutical Sciences Lab
August 06, 2018
Although he hasn't taken a college level course, Joseph San Filippo PharmSci'22 has already begun working in a USciences laboratory. San Filippo learned about the trials and tribulations of working in a University laboratory this summer with a stint in pharmaceutical sciences lab under the tutelage of Anil D'Mello, PhD.
Pharmacy Professor Speaks to Middle Schoolers About Health Care Careers at Summer Program on Campus
August 01, 2018
Speaking to a classroom of 6th and 7th grade students attending the Steppingstone Scholars STEM summer program at USciences in July, Tyan Thomas, PharmD, explained to the students what it is like to be a pharmacist and how they participate in the patient care team with doctors and nurses.
USciences Professor Educates Police Officers About Diabetes
August 01, 2018
Katherine Koffer PharmD, CDE, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, took her instruction out of the clinic and classroom, and to the police station to help officers from the Lower Makefield Police Department learn about diabetes.
Dan Hussar P'62, MS'64, PhD'67 Retires After More Than 50 Years at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy
June 18, 2018
At a retirement reception for alumni held on campus on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, a line formed out the door to greet Dr. Hussar and thank him for the impact he has had on so many.
* Source: U.S. News & World Report, Best Pharmacy Programs: https://www.usnews.com/best-graduate-schools/top-health-schools/pharmacy-rankings
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