The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging is the focal point for research, education, and clinical initiatives in geriatric pharmacotherapy at the University of Maryland.

The Lamy Center is named in honor of its founder, Peter P. Lamy, PhD, ScD (1925-1994), a renowned educator in the field of geriatric pharmacotherapy and the first holder of the Parke-Davis Chair in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy at the School.

Since 1978, the Lamy Center at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has been committed to improving the lives of old adults through:

Our Mission

The Lamy Center is dedicated to improving drug therapy for aging adults through innovative research, education, and clinical initiatives.

Our Vision

Improving the lives of older adults by optimizing medication safety and use.

Our Strategic Plan

To learn more about how the Lamy Center's mission to improve drug therapy for aging adults through innovative research, education, and clinical initiatives helps drive its current areas of focus, as well as its direction in the coming years, download the strategic plan‌.

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Attend the Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities Kick-off Summit

The Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities Kick-Off Summit is a FREE event intended for pharmacists, physicians, nurses, and other individuals who have interest in the topics. It will feature CE sessions and networking opportunities.

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IPJ Vol. 36, No. 1 (June 2018)

Lamy Center Featured in IPJ Issue Highlighting Healthy Aging

The work of faculty and staff from the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, including current Lamy Champions, is featured in several articles of the International Pharmacy Journal (IPJ) June 2018 issue, which focuses on topics related to healthy aging.

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Nominate a Champion

Accepting Nominations for the 2018 Class of Lamy Champions

Lamy Champions are a diverse group of practitioner leaders who provide specialized geriatric care in various practice settings. This coalition is instrumental in assisting the Lamy Center in furthering its mission and advancing geriatric care.

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Dr. Chanel Whittaker Accepts Her Award

The Lamy Center's Dr. Chanel Whittaker Receives National Consultant Pharmacy Award

The Armon Neel Senior Care Pharmacist Award recognizes geriatric pharmacists who consistently exemplify the ideals of the senior care pharmacist and contribute significantly to the goals of ASCP.

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Check Out the Caregiver's Corner

The Lamy Center's Caregiver Corner offers a selection of downloadable resources that aim to provide all individuals who care for older adults with important information to assist them in managing the multitude of needs often required by this vulnerable population.

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