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Department of Pharmacy Practice

The Department of Pharmacy Practice builds on the fundamentals of pharmaceutical sciences so that students gain the knowledge and expertise to become skilled pharmacy practitioners once they complete the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree program. The department provides instruction for some of the courses leading up to the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences degree and is responsible for the majority of the curriculum in the last two years of the professional program (P3 and P4) leading to the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree. The department's faculty also precept students on Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPEs) and provide pharmacy services at community pharmacies, clinics, and health systems throughout the state.

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Opioid addiction care team reaches more patients, professionals

The work that the Center for Family Medicine’s medication-assisted treatment addiction care team is doing has become even more important amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Pharmacy grads take lead role in setting COVID protocols

Making sense of the COVID-19 pandemic has been confusing for the lay person and it hasn’t been any simpler for those developing treatment strategies.

Christmas in Djibouti / SDSU pharmacy prof stationed with Guard in Africa

Sun. Sand. A view of the gulf. Sounds like a great spot to spend Christmas.