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). Its mission is to improve 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.

Dr. Nicole Brandt Featured on WebMD's The Burden of Managing More Medications for Older Adults

As part of a series healthy aging, Dr. Brandt spoke in a video discussing the burden of managing more medications as people get older. Dr. Brandt emphasized the importance of discussing all medications with one's full health care team, including pharmacists.

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Older Adults Running on a Trail

Dr. Nicole Brandt Joins Virtual Face to Face Panel Discussion Hosted by UMB President Bruce Jarrell

Dr. Brandt was one of four panelists featured during the April 8 edition of Virtual Face to Face with President Bruce Jarrell, which examined how we are redefining aging and the role universities like UMB can play as Age-Friendly Universities.

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Lamy Center official logo, celebrating 20 years

PGY-2 Geriatric Pharmacy Programs Turns 20

The PGY-2 Geriatric Pharmacy Residency Program managed by the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging celebrates its 20th anniversary in 2020-2021! Watch this short video for a historical review of the program and to learn more about its goals for the future.

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Joy Plein Memorial Lecture: Improving Care in Older Adults Through Pharmacist-led Telehealth Services

Through ASCP, participants can view the Joy Plein Memorial Lecture featuring Korey Kennelty, PharmD, MS, PhD, BCGP, The Patrick E. Keefe Professor in Pharmacy at Carver College of Medicine, University of Iowa, and receive continuing education credit. 

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2023 Peter P. Lamy Memorial Lecture

The 2023 Peter P. Lamy Memorial Lecture featured Michael Steinman, MD, professor of medicine, UCSF and San Francisco VAMC, speaking on "Deprescribing Efforts: How Can We Use Research to Improve Clinical Practice?"

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