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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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Case undergoes procedure for Be the Match

The Case for bone marrow transplant / Seven years after registering, SDSU student gives life-saving donation

For Ethan Case, a South Dakota State University pharmacy student, March 22 was a great day to save a life.

Breast cancer researcher to give public talk at SDSU

Noted breast cancer researcher Robert Clarke will give a layman’s overview of the disease, the challenges in treating it and the promising developments under study when he delivers a public lecture on the South Dakota State University campus April 26.

SDSU pharmacy continuing ed reaccredited

Regulators have granted another six years of accreditation to South Dakota State University’s continuing education program for pharmacists and pharmacy technicians.