The vision for the KU Department of Pharmacy Practice is to drive the advancement of health and pharmacist-provided patient care through innovative pharmacy education, practice models and research.

The Department of Pharmacy practice furthers the mission of the School of Pharmacy by striving for excellence in teaching, research, scholarly activity, service and patient care.

The faculty provide professional educational opportunities for undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate students and practitioners to enable them to practice pharmaceutical care, adapt to changing professional roles, utilize new technologies, assume leadership roles in a dynamic health-care environment and contribute new knowledge to the profession.

2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU
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