Oral contraceptive pill on pharmacy counter with colorful pills strips background.

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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UF College of Pharmacy welcomes Dr. Jacques Turgeon as associate dean of the Orlando campus

Turgeon will serve as the academic and administrative leader in Lake Nona and support several UF College of Pharmacy programs at the campus.

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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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Colege of Pharmacy News

Dr. Haesuk Park receives a K01 award from the National Institute on Drug Abuse

May 15, 2018

Her research proposal that won her the award investigates the impact of Medicaid prior authorization policies on prescribers’ HCV-infected patients' outcomes.

Dr. Eric Krause named UF Research Foundation professor for 2018–2021

May 15, 2018

The recognition goes to faculty who have a distinguished current record of research and a strong research agenda that is likely to lead to continued distinction in their fields.

Go Greater Video

May 14, 2018

At the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, our pursuit of greatness is driven by the endless opportunities we see before us. A healthier future fuels our spirit and determination as Gators to...