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.
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.
This implementation guide was developed by a task force convened by the Peter Lamy Center at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy with assistance from the US Deprescribing Research Network. Its goal is to improve resident-centered health and well-being by reducing use of unnecessary medications, simplifying medication management, and reducing opportunities for transmission of COVID-19 between residents and staff.Explore the Complete Guide Here
View the Lamy Center's 2019 Annual Report
The annual report provides a detailed update on the Center's clinical initiatives, research, and training and education programs from 2019.View the Full Report
Identifying and Bridging the Gaps in Antimicrobial Stewardship in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care
Recent publication authored by members of the Lamy and additional faculty at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy examines strategies for developing antimicrobial stewardship practices and policies.Read the Publication
ASCP Hosts 50th Annual Meeting
Faculty and staff from the Lamy Center are well-represented during event that featured a lecture by Karen Pellegrin, PhD, MBA, from the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo.Read Event Highlights
About the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging
This four-minute video provides an in-depth overview of the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, including footage of the center's founder, Peter Lamy, PhD, ScD, and interviews with current faculty that spotlight the center's pioneering work in the field of geriatric pharmacotherapy.