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About the School

Message from the Dean

Mary K. Stamatakis PharmD

As the state’s first school of pharmacy, we have been pioneering change in the education of pharmacists for over a century.

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School of Pharmacy Research

The WVU School of Pharmacy promotes a dynamic research environment for seasoned and novice investigators. Targeted research and educational opportunities are available to faculty, students, and other trainees.

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What's Happening


  • Cancer researcher is first alum to lead WVU School of Pharmacy
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    William (Bill) Petros, PharmD, FCCP, appointed to position.
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  • WVU student pharmacists donate to Comfort Fund
    Tuesday, April 25, 2017

    (l-r)  Rich Goldberg, MD, WVU Cancer Institute Director; Kappa Psi Variety Show Committee Co-Chairs Stephanie Bills and Alexandria Castracane; and Cancer Center clinic dietitian Mary Anne Yanosik
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  • WVU recognizes Health Sciences staff and faculty
    Monday, April 10, 2017

    West Virginia University honored 13 individuals and two teams at the Health Sciences Center for outstanding achievement on Wednesday, April 12 at 4 p.m. in the Pylons Lobby.
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  • Frank Alderman, MD, to speak at WVU College of Business and Economics Distinguished Speaker Series
    Monday, April 3, 2017

    Frank Alderman, MD, CEO of MedExpress and a graduate of the WVU Schools of Medicine and Pharmacy, will speak at the WVU College of Business and Economics's Distinguished Speaker Series on April 19 at 3:30 p.m. at the Morgantown Event Center. 
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  • WVU and WVCTSI fund two addiction projects
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017

    MORGANTOWN, W.Va. – The West Virginia University (WVU) Addiction Task Force and West Virginia Clinical and Translational Science Institute (WVCTSI) have funded two new research projects to combat the opioid epidemic in the state. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, West Virginia continues to be devastated by this epidemic, having the highest rate of drug overdose deaths in the nation.
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  • Vera Bradley Bingo Relay for Life fundraiser
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017

    The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Relay for Life Team and the Lambda Kappa Sigma student organization will be hosting a Vera Bradley Bingo at 1 p.m. on Sunday, April 2, in room 1909 at the WVU Health Sciences Center in Morgantown. Doors open at noon.
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  • WVU health professions students provide information on fall risk prevention
    Friday, March 24, 2017

    Students from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine Division of Physical Therapy visited Sundale Rehabilitation – Long Term Care on March 22 to discuss fall risk prevention.
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  • HSC Interprofessional Education Week celebration is March 27-31
    Monday, March 6, 2017

    Join us for the inaugural HSC Interprofessional Education Week celebration
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  • New pharmacy scholarship honors longtime West Virginia pharmacist
    Monday, March 6, 2017

    The Jack H. Smith Family Pharmacy Scholarship was established not only to honor Suzanne Smith-Fox's father, but to assist a student who holds the same values as her father – generosity, community involvement, quality citizenship and an outstanding passion for receiving an education. Jack was a 1956 graduate from the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy, and the endowed scholarship also honors Jack’s father (Suzanne’s grandfather) who was a pharmacist in Parkersburg, West Virginia.
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  • WVU School of Pharmacy receives reaccreditation
    Thursday, February 9, 2017

    The West Virginia University School of Pharmacy’s Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) professional program recently received continued accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The accreditation is valid until 2025—a full eight years, which is the maximum length of time for ACPE’s accreditation.
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