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.

Explore the Lamy Center's Annual Report (2018)

The Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging recently published its Annual Report for 2018. We encourage visitors to download and explore the report for more information about the clinical, research, and education initiatives in which our faculty and staff were involved throughout 2018.

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The Lamy Center Presents "Tackling Medication Overload"

Nicki Brandt, PharmD; Michelle Fritsch, PharmD; and Ilene Harris, PharmD, PhD, present best practices to tackle medication overload during the Aging 2.0 Baltimore Chapter's September event.

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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.

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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.

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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.