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.

Housed within the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, 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.

The Lamy Center is dedicated to improving medication therapy for aging adults through innovative research, education, and service. Our faculty and staff aim to improve the lives of older adults by optimizing medication safety and use, and work to strengthen ties between education, practice, and policy by providing opportunities to trainees, practitioners, and stakeholders to advance the care of older adults.

To learn more about our work and strategic aims, please explore our strategic plan‌.

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

In this two-minute video, Dr. Chanel Whittaker, who currently serves as director of education and training for the Lamy Center, shares her thoughts about being named the 2017 recipient of ASCP's Armon Neel Senior Care Pharmacist Award.

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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