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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Peter J. Harvison
Peter J. Harvison, PhD
Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences
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  • Watch USciences 197th Commencement Live on May 23

    May 18, 2018

    We will be streaming USciences 197th Commencement Ceremony live on May 23 at 1 p.m.

  • Pharmacy Students Fight for Fair Reimbursement at PA Capitol

    April 19, 2018

    The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association held its Annual Pharmacy Legislative Day on April 16, 2018, at the Capitol Complex in which over 250 students, including those from USciences' Philadelphia College of Pharmacy, attended to help fight for fair reimbursement.

  • USciences Degree Changes Alumna's Career Path

    April 12, 2018

    Shruti Dani, RPh, MS'11 was looking for a graduate program that would put her in the direction she wanted to take her career. Her search led to University of the Sciences and a master's in pharmacy administration.

  • 2018 USciences Graduate Fellows Celebrated

    April 11, 2018

    Graduate students and their advisors celebrated the students' academic and research accomplishments at the annual graduate fellows reception on April 9, 2018.

  • Undergraduate Research Festival Celebrates Student Scholarship

    March 23, 2018

    The Undergraduate Research Festival sponsored by the Center for Undergraduate Research (CUR) celebrated the breadth of research projects being conducted by undergraduate students and their faculty mentors in a variety of labs and classrooms across campus. The three-day event formally began with ribbon cutting ceremonies by President Dr. Paul Katz.

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Peter J. Harvison, PhD


Office Location: Pharmacology and Toxicology Center, Room 237
University of the Sciences
600 South 43rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-4495