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Why invest in excellence in pharmacy education?

  • Pharmacists play a vital role in improving patient care through the medications they dispense and information they provide.
  • Scientific advances will make more drug products available.
  • The increasing numbers of middle-aged and elderly patients-who use more prescription drugs than younger people-will continue to spur demand for pharmacists.
  • Health insurance plans including Medicare are covering a greater number of life-improving prescription drugs, creating demand for more pharmacists.
  • There is an unprecedented demand for pharmacists in a wide variety of occupational settings, our communities and institutions.

"Our mission has guided us through every aspect of creating this School: Planning and construction, building our reputation with both internal and external constituencies, and developing a truly innovative curriculum," said Philip J. Medon, founding dean of the School.

"We are acknowledged as a leader in the field and an example of excellence in pharmacy education."