Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences

How do you stay on the leading edge of research? Ask our graduates. They’ve done the hard work, collaborating closely with pioneering researchers, faculty members in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Here, you’ll find programs in the growing fields of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacology and toxicology. Each of our programs incorporates a strong classroom foundation in the basic sciences, laboratory-based research, and collaboration with faculty.


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Marvin Schulte
Marvin Schulte, PhD
Professor and Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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  • USciences Loses "Legacy of Legacies" Col. S. Rogers Wetherill, III, P'68, MS

    November 21, 2017

    Alumnus and Board of Trustees member Col. S. Rogers Wetherill, III, P'68, MS, passed away on Nov. 16, 2017. "The legacy of legacies," he was one of a long line of Wetherills who have left an indelible mark on University of the Sciences from the signing of its charter in 1821 to Col. Wetherill's service on the Alumni Board and Board of Trustees.

  • USciences Signs Articulation Agreement with Bucks County Community College

    November 17, 2017

    University of the Sciences and Bucks County Community College signed a professional bridge articulation agreement allowing students who graduate from Bucks with specified associate degrees to enter into USciences pre-professional programs in physical therapy and pharmacy.

  • Matching Funds Double #GivingTuesdayUSciences Impact

    November 15, 2017

    Tuesday, Nov. 28 is a day for giving back. Give Online and participate in #GivingTuesdayUSciences this holiday season. Each gift is being matched thanks to the generosity of a USciences alumna.

  • Patricia Kienle Receives USciences Annual Alumnus Award

    October 30, 2017

    Kienle, who is director of accreditation and medication safety at Cardinal Health Innovative Delivery Solutions, was selected to receive the Annual Alumnus Award through her contributions "in outstanding fashion to the professions, to science, and/or to mankind."

  • In the Footsteps of Giants: Alumnus at the Helm of Diabetes Drug Maker

    October 27, 2017

    As a student at USciences, Mike Castagna P'00, MBA, PharmD, often found himself thinking of the iconic names in pharmacy whose education was molded at Philadelphia College of Pharmacy and dreaming of making an impact like they did.

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Marvin K. Schulte, PhD


Office Location: Pharmacology and Toxicology Center, Room 242
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495