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.

Caregiver Holds Patient's Hand

Webinar: Restoring Connections for Older Adults

The Lamy Center and its Lamy Champions Coalition hosted a webinar titled "Restoring Connections for Older Adults: Leveraging Community Services to Combat Social Isolation" on June 24. View a recording of the event and download presentation materials here.

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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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The Peter P. Lamy Memorial Lecture: Pharmacists Journey in National Health Policy Development

The Peter P. Lamy Memorial Lecture is an annual keynote presentation during ASCP’s Annual Meeting & Exhibition, hosted by Dr. Nicole Brandt, executive director of the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging. The Peter P. Lamy Memorial Lecture honors Dr. Lamy, a pioneer in geriatric pharmacotherapy who dedicated his life to improving drug therapy for the elderly.