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.

COVID-19 & Meds in Post-Acute and Long-Term Care (PALTC)

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.

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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.

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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.