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), a renowned educator in the field of geriatric pharmacotherapy and the first holder of the Parke-Davis Chair in Geriatric Pharmacotherapy at the School.

Since 1978, the Lamy Center at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy has been committed to improving the lives of old adults through:

Our Mission

The Lamy Center is dedicated to improving 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 Receives Consultant Pharmacy's Highest Honor

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists presented Dr. Brandt with the George F. Archambault Award in recognition of her significant contributions to the field of consultant and senior care pharmacy.

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Lamy Center Team Member Dr. Barbara Zarowitz Published in the Journal of the American Medical Directors Association

Special article in the October 2018 issue offers recommendations for overcoming barriers to achieving consistent, high-quality clinical outcomes in nursing facilities.

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Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Lamy Center

This four-minute video provides an in-depth overview of the Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging, including rare footage of the center's founder, Peter Lamy, PhD, ScD, and interviews with current faculty that offer insight into the future of the center's pioneering work in the field of geriatric pharmacotherapy.

Meet Our Lamy Champions

Lamy Champions are a diverse group of practitioner leaders who provide specialized geriatric care in various practice settings. These individuals are instrumental in assisting the Lamy Center to further its mission and promote an agenda for developing clinical, educational, and research initiatives to improve geriatric care.

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Check Out the Caregiver's Corner

The Lamy Center's Caregiver Corner offers a selection of downloadable resources that aim to provide all individuals who care for older adults with important information to assist them in managing the multitude of needs often required by this vulnerable population.

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