The University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, founded in 1841, was the fourth school of pharmacy established in United States.
The School is one of seven professional schools and a graduate school located at the University of Maryland, a thriving center for life sciences research and community service. Through its education, research, and service programs, the School of Pharmacy strives to improve the health and well-being of society by aiding in the discovery, development, and use of medicines.
This six-minute video showcases how the School of Pharmacy leads pharmacy education, scientific discovery, patient care, and community engagement across the state of Maryland and beyond.
The School of Pharmacy is comprised of two departments:
- Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PSC): Researchers in PSC work to identify and develop new drugs to treat drug abuse, cancer, metabolic diseases, and infection.
- Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research (P-SHOR): Faculty in P-SHOR improve health care through innovation, collaboration, and advocacy to achieve excellence in pharmacy education, practice, and research.
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In addition to cutting edge research in drug delivery mechanisms, cost impact studies, basic drug discovery and development, and disease management, the School engages in a wide variety of professional practice activities.
Our faculty have partnered with over 200 community pharmacies, hospitals, nursing homes, and other agencies to provide services to citizens and practitioners around the State and across the nation.
The City of Baltimore environs offer a multitude of activities and cultural events. Its close proximity to the District of Columbia, Philadelphia, New York City, the Appalachian Mountains and the mid-Atlantic coast seashores makes it a versatile and convenient location in which to attend graduate and professional school.