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Dr. Tom Schmittgen appointed chair of the department of pharmaceutics

Schmittgen has served as a professor of pharmaceutics in the UF College of Pharmacy since 2015 and will lead a highly-productive department of 10 faculty members.

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UF Pharmacy researchers secure $1.5 million grant to study hormonal contraceptive drug interactions

The grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will help prevent unintended pregnancies.

Dr. Derendorf

Dr. Hartmut Derendorf becomes a two-time winner of the UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award

Derendorf joins exclusively company as one of only two UF faculty members to win the award twice.

Research Showcase 2018

UF Pharmacy’s Annual Research Showcase enters its fourth decade

Pharm.D. students, graduate students and postdoctoral fellows had the opportunity to share research findings and compete for awards in either oral or poster competitions.

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Welcome to the Department of Pharmaceutics

We appreciate your interest in the department of pharmaceutics at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, a Top 10-ranked pharmacy college nationally by U.S. News & World Report.

alt text here Our department offers a research program that encompasses basic, applied and clinical investigations in pharmacokinetics/biopharmaceutics, pharmaceutical analysis, pharmaceutical biotechnology and drug delivery. Many of our faculty maintain collaborative ties with scientists at other universities and the pharmaceutical industry worldwide.

In addition, we offer a Ph.D. program that trains future scientists in the pharmaceutical sciences. We are proud of our strong record of placing graduate students and postdoctoral fellows in positions spanning the Federal Drug Administration, industry and academia.

We invite you to explore our website and learn why the department of pharmaceutics is recognized internationally for its research and academic excellence.

Hartmut Derendorf, Ph.D.
Department Chair

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Dr. Tom Schmittgen appointed chair of the department of pharmaceutics

Dr. Tom Schmittgen appointed chair of the department of pharmaceutics

July 20, 2018

Schmittgen has served as a professor of pharmaceutics in the UF College of Pharmacy since 2015 and will lead a highly-productive department of 10 faculty members.

Now accepting applications for the Pharm.D. program entering fall 2019 class

July 18, 2018

Begin your pursuit of greatness by applying to the Pharm.D. program at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy.

Hypertension Center changes name, leadership with new focus on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

Hypertension Center changes name, leadership with new focus on cardiovascular and metabolic diseases

July 17, 2018

Dr. Eric Krause will serve as director of the new Center for Integrative Cardiovascular and Metabolic Diseases.