Six centers and five programs at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy operate within the Department of Practice, Sciences, and Health Outcomes Research (P-SHOR).


Center for Innovative Pharmacy Solutions
The Center for Innovative Pharmacy Solutions at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy develops and tests sustainable models of care involving pharmacists in community, institutional, and multidisciplinary settings.

Center for Translational Medicine
The Center for Translational Medicine develops future scientific leaders, teaming up with pharmaceutical companies on their drug development strategies, offering pharmacometrics consulting services, and performing innovative research in quantitative translational modeling.

Maryland Poison Center
As one of 70 poison centers across the United States, the Maryland Poison Center strives to decrease the cost and complexity of poisoning and overdose care while maintaining and/or improving patient outcomes. The Center receives more than 60,000 calls per year, from the routine to the life-threatening.

Mental Health Program
The Mental Health Program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy provides expert pharmacy care for patients and manages the provision of services in the state's seven mental health facilities.

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

Pharmaceutical Research Computing
Pharmaceutical Research Computing (PRC) at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy provides research support for faculty, post-doctoral fellows, graduate students, and other researcher by meeting their data management and analysis needs.


ATRIUM Cardiology Collaborative
Members of the ATRIUM Cardiology Collaborative strive to be recognized as the foremost experts in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy through advanced-level clinical practice and training, innovative instructional methodology, and significant contributions to science.

Behavioral Health Resources and Technical Assistance (BHRT)
BHRT provides technical assistance to guide communities across Maryland in addressing substance misuse and abuse prevention issues. Its mission is to improve public health by bridging the gap between research and practice through technical assistance and evaluation.

The PATIENTS Program
Initially funded with a $5 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ), The Patient-Centered Involvement in Evaluating the Effectiveness of Treatments (PATIENTS) Program partners with patients and health care providers to answer questions about the best treatment options to improve health and quality of life. The program engages people from all communities, especially individuals from underserved and minority populations, in every step of the patient-centered outcomes research (PCOR) process.

Patient-Driven Values in Healthcare Evaluation
Patient-Driven Values in Healthcare Evaluation (PAVE) is a Center of Excellence in Patient-Driven Value Assessment dedicated to promoting value-based decision-making through a diverse multi-stakeholder collaboration and engaging patients from an extensive network of partners to build technical expertise in patient-centered outcomes research, education, and dissemination.

Patients, Pharmacists Partnerships (P3) Program
The Patients, Pharmacists Partnerships (P3) Program at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is pioneering a pharmacist-directed model in chronic disease management and patient self-care.