Welcome to the Department of Pharmacotherapy

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Welcome to Pharmacotherapy

The Department of Pharmacotherapy has a long and rich history in training high-quality pharmacy practitioners and researchers who are currently in a broad range of settings, including hospital pharmacy, retail pharmacy, academia, and industry. We are a dynamic department, leading the way in the application of pharmacotherapeutic principles in patient care.

The Department of Pharmacotherapy, along with the College of Pharmacy, is committed to developing pharmacy practitioner-scholars for the 21st century.

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Karen Gunning, PharmD, BCPS
Interim Chair and Professor (Clinical)

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Pharmacy New & Events
Research, Education
Apr 05, 2017

Outstanding Educator Award of Health Science Professional Students

Congratulations to Dr. Laura Shane-McWhorter for receiving the Outstanding Educator Award of Health Science Professional Students! She was also included in the Interprofessional Education Team Award! The College is honored to have such a dedicated and inspiring educator!... Read More

Research, Education
Dec 13, 2016

Voices in Precision Medicine: Speaking on the Law, Ethics, and Science

Huntsman Cancer Institute, Select..., , precision medicine, cancer, ethics

Precision medicine promises health care tailored to every individual, a mission that opens exciting possibilities and poses unique challenges. How do we control cost, equalize access to care, and speed the journey to success? On Dec 1 and 2, 2016, scientists, doctors, lawyers, and ethicists from across the country met to discuss these topics, and more.... Read More

Human Genetics
Clinical
Jul 11, 2016

New L. S. Skaggs Patient Wellness Center Opens July 11; Takes Interprofessional Approach to Serving Patients With Chronic Disease and Disability

The new L. S. Skaggs Patient Wellness Center, located in the Ray and Tye Noorda Oral Health Sciences Building, will open to the public on July 11. Funded by the Skaggs Foundation for Research and the JAX Foundation, the 4,000-square-foot center will house a large gym, the Jack Lunt Learning Annex, and three private consultation rooms. The new center will take an innovative, interprofessional approach to improving the health of patients with chronic disease or disability.... Read More

Research,
May 09, 2016

#5 in New NIH Ranking

The College of Pharmacy's NIH Funding ranking has moved up to #5 in 2015. This is the 41st consecutive year ranking among the top ten colleges of pharmacy.... Read More

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Karen Gunning, Ph.D.

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