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School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Department of Pharmacy Practice

The Department of Pharmacy Practice in the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences provides the basic and advanced clinical practice coursework and practical skills training components of the doctor of pharmacy (PharmD) curriculum. The department also encourages and supports pharmacy practice-related research and scholarship.

Department faculty and coursework provide training in the applied knowledge and skills necessary to understand and competently practice as pharmacists in contemporary and developing translational, innovative healthcare settings. Emphasis is placed on both individual and team-based learning, interprofessional collaboration and the appropriate application of evidence-based information, technology and acquired clinical knowledge and skills to deliver the highest quality patient care.

The coursework and training provided by the department is closely aligned and coordinated with the pharmacy practice experiences structured within the doctor of pharmacy curriculum. The alignment between the pharmacy practice coursework and the practice experiences is planned to assure the successive reinforcement of core clinical practice knowledge and skills through direct clinical care delivery opportunities.

Interim Chair Leon Cosler

KarenBeth Bohan, PharmD Chair
Leon Cosler
Interim Department Chair

The profession of pharmacy is exciting, rewarding, and ever changing. There has never been a better time to consider this as your career. On behalf of the Department of Pharmacy Practice, I am pleased to welcome you to the Binghamton University School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

Sincerely,
Leon Cosler
Interim Department Chair
Department of Pharmacy Practice

Last Updated: 1/11/18