The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy is training the nation’s next generation of pharmacists and health scientists. In addition to providing an ACPE-accredited pharmacy education, our school is leading clinical, entrepreneurial and research efforts designed to boost South Carolina’s health outcomes and communities our graduates go on to serve.
Students are well-prepared for traditional and nontraditional pharmacy settings within one-of-a-kind centers, labs and experiences. Our faculty and staff are internationally renowned for clinical innovation, patient care and for empowering pharmacy students to transform health care globally.
South Carolina’s Best
Students can tap into local, national and international training opportunities in community, clinical and industry settings. When our high-quality education is combined with the school’s family atmosphere, strategic partnerships, preceptor network and vast professional development options, it’s no surprise 93% of students would choose South Carolina all over again.STUDENT EXPERIENCE
Clinical Practice Teaching Award: Christina Cox
Most pharmacists will eventually care for a child, even if they don’t specialize in pediatrics. Clinical associate professor Christina Cox is on a mission to teach them how.
The Big Fat Greek Gamecock Family
When Stan Papajohn first met with the faculty at the College of Pharmacy, he was a man ready to retire after 40 years in the world of retail pharmacy. The deal they struck was for Papajohn to come on as a part-time clinical instructor for “just a few years.” Now, 23 years after he agreed to come on board, Papajohn is officially hanging up the white coat.
USC researchers improve outcomes for pregnancy, birth and early childhood
When it comes to understanding the challenges related to pregnancy, birth and early childhood, USC’s researchers deliver answers.
Improving vaccination processes
Today’s pharmacists are key to fighting the spread of infectious disease, administering vaccines for everything from COVID-19 to shingles. College of Pharmacy assistant professor Tessa Hastings is on a mission to improve how they do that.