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Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmacy Administration
Rapid changes in healthcare—from quality assurance to cost containment and biotechnologies—have created a critical need for professionals with advanced pharmacy training. How do our faculty help you seize these opportunities? With innovative approaches to teaching, an emphasis on problem solving, and integration of state-of-the-art technology in the classroom, in patient care, and in other professional and business environments.
Our faculty are dedicated to continually improving drug therapy and team-based patient-centered care through their research into discovery, application, and dissemination of knowledge about drugs and drug use.
MBA Grad Earns National Grassroots Advocacy Award
August 19, 2019
Manjula Jayabalan MBA'17, PharmD, enrolled in USciences MBA program with a focus in pharmaceutical and healthcare business while she was a pharmacy resident to help further her career before it even started. This year, Dr. Jayabalan was awarded for her grassroots work to advocate on behalf of managed care pharmacy relative to current legislative, regulatory and policy issues.
Decades Apart, Grandmother and Granddaughter Share a Career Path and Legacy
August 08, 2019
For Dominique Fields P'95, PharmD'99 her grandmother, Marie R. Kern (Ranere) BAC'36, P'61, was always a role model. Fields followed in Kern's footsteps, working at the same job in the same hospital.
Dig It: Student's Passion Leads to Month-Long Excavation Trip in Belize
August 06, 2019
Victoria Pobok Bio'20, HumSci'20 has always loved learning about ancient cultures and this summer she was able to indulge that curiosity during a month-long archeological dig in Northern Belize studying the ancient Maya.
Decoding Substance Use Disorder: Students Shift Perspective During "Life Changing" Conference
July 25, 2019
Described as "by far one of the best decisions I've made in college" by one student, attending the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Institute on Substance Use Disorders in Salt Lake City, Utah has been an annual experience for students of George Downs PharmD'72 for 31 years.
Pharmacy Students Serve Nearly 1200 Patients During Jamaican Mission Trip
July 16, 2019
Jamaica in the summer sounds like a vacation, but for one group of USciences students, it was another step in their academic career to prepare them for a job in the healthcare industry.
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