Offices and Departments
The Office of Student Affairs provides current and prospective students with advising and support services that help to ensure their success in completing their College degree programs. The staff is dedicated to supplying the highest quality of "pharmacy student care" possible.
The mission of the Office of the Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research is to provide services to the faculty, programs and departments in following areas:
- Research Program Development
- Graduate Program Development
- Proposal Development
- Industrial Liaisons
- Technology Transfer
The Office of the Dean houses the dean, associate dean for Graduate Studies and Research, and support staff.
Alumni Affairs handles inquiries from the college's alumni and friends, helps to coordinate giving and manages publications for college alumni.
The Department of Medicinal and Biological Chemistry consists of 16 faculty members with a variety of research interests ranging from design and synthesis of drugs directed toward neurotransmitter receptors to the development of novel therapeutics for cancer and AIDS. The department is equipped with state-of-the-art computer-assisted instrumentation, including facilities for organic chemical and macromolecular analysis, molecular graphics, and radiochemical imaging. These facilities are available for use by all students involved in graduate research.
Dr. Katherine Wall, Chair
The Department of Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics seeks to integrate both basic and applied research in the pharmaceutical sciences into the academic programs in order to provide students with the information they need to be successful in the challenging fields of pharmacy and the pharmaceutical industry. The department offers degree programs in the pharmaceutical sciences at the baccalaureate and graduate level and contributes to the training of students in the Pharm.D. program. Departmental courses cover a broad range of disciplines, including pharmacology, toxicology, pharmaceutics and epidemiology. The department's faculty have research interests in toxicology, pharmacokinetics, biopharmaceutics, neurochemistry, molecular pharmacology, gene therapy, drug metabolism and pharmacoepidemiology.
Dr. Ezdihar Hassoun, Chair
The Department of Pharmacy Practice includes faculty in the divisions of Pharmacy Practice, Health Outcomes and Socioeconomic Sciences, and Pharmaceutics and Industrial Pharmacy. The faculty of the department represents a diverse group of interests and activities that lead to the accomplishment of mission of the College and University in each of the division disciplines. In addition, over 300 community-based faculty assist the department in the teaching mission by providing training sites. The Department faculty practice in a variety of healthcare settings.
Dr. Vincent Mauro, Interim Chair