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:
The Lamy Center is dedicated to improving drug therapy for aging adults through innovative research, education, and clinical initiatives.
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.
Register to Attend the Lamy Center's 40th Anniversary Celebration
Scheduled for Friday, Sept. 28, this celebration will share memories of the past, reflect on current accomplishments, and discuss the strategic goals for the future. There are many exciting changes taking place, and we encourage you to come join the celebration.Learn More
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.Read More
Antimicrobial Stewardship in Long-Term Care Facilities
Maryland has some of the highest rates of antibiotic resistant infections in the U.S. The Lamy Center is partnering with health officials across the state to develop new programs, trainings, and other educational opportunities to promote antimicrobial stewardship in long-term care facilities.
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.Learn More