Pharmacy Practice & Pharmaceutical Sciences

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    Three individuals received recognition through UMD's 2015 Student Awards Program

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    The Research for Indigenous Community Health (RICH) Center Summit

    Nearly 160 people attended "Food, Medicine and Other Traditional Sources of Healing"

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    Pharmacy Practice in Medically Underserved Communities

    Graduates provide direct patient services at the Min No Aya Win Clinic on the Fond du Lac Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Reservation

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    Keri Hager Receives Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award

    The award recognizes a young pharmacist within the first 10 years of practice.

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    Mike Swanoski: Pharmacists Play a Key Role in Improving Patient Health

    Pharmacists providing medication therapy management (MTM) play a key role in the health care team.

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    Study Aims to Help Local Truck Drivers Meet Their Blood Pressure Goals

    For truck drivers, achieving and maintaining a healthy blood pressure is essential for maintaining their commercial driver’s license.

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Providing Outstanding Education, Excellence in Research, and Service to the Public and Other Health Professions

The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PPPS)  is one of five academic departments within the College of Pharmacy and is located on the Duluth campus. We are dedicated to continuously improving interdisciplinary pharmaceutical care education, research, practice and service focused on the health and well-being of underserved, rural, and indigenous communities. Our multidisciplinary faculty, comprised of basic, clinical, social, and behavioral scientists with expertise in both pharmaceutical sciences and practice, work to support this mission. Faculty and students are actively involved in collaborative research, teaching, learning, and service with medical school and nursing school colleagues. Read the PPPS strategic plan.

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Pharm.D. Admissions

Our Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree program educates students to become pharmacists who are generalist pharmacy practitioners and prepares them to identify, resolve and prevent drug related problems. Pharmacy students at the University of Minnesota learn to provide patient care to achieve positive drug therapy outcomes that improve the quality of patients’ lives.

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Graduate Programs

PPPS faculty are involved in the following graduate programs:

For more information, contact the individual graduate programs or visit the Academic Health Center Duluth.

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  • Last modified on May 6, 2015