The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences (PPPS) is one of five academic departments within the College of Pharmacy and is geographically located on the University of Minnesota Duluth campus. PPPS is an interdisciplinary department with faculty engaged in scholarship, practice and teaching across disciplines encompassing clinical, basic, and social sciences.
Our vision is to lead, serve, and partner with diverse communities to create tailored solutions for a healthy Greater Minnesota and beyond.
Our mission is to engage, empower, educate, and support our communities through creative, inclusive, and interdisciplinary approaches in scholarship, teaching, service, and practice.
Dr. Keri Hager, co-associate dean for clinical affairs, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been selected as an inductee into the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Practice.
Dr. Olihe Okoro is 2022 recipient of the University of Minnesota President's Community-Engaged Scholar Award
Earlier this year, Dr. Olihe Okoro, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences was named a 2021-2024 McKnight Presidential Fellow.
Barbara Brandt, PhD, and Mark Schneiderhan, PharmD, BCCP, have been inducted into the Academies of Excellence.
The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and its consortium partners have received a $1 million Health Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) grant for substance use prevention, intervention, recovery and harm reduction for the Bois Forte Nation.
Laura Palombi is the 2020 recipient University of Minnesota President's Community-Engaged Scholar Award.