The Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics has the unique responsibility within the School of Pharmacy to provide classroom and clinical instruction for pharmacy students in the practice of pharmacy and to train graduate and postgraduate pharmacists in the principles of translational research. We engage in innovative teaching and research, preparing our students to be professional and scientific leaders.
Our division faculty include clinical practitioners who bring insights from the patient-care setting to their teaching, translational research, and professional service activities. Many of our faculty hold joint appointments in the UNC School of Medicine, the Department of Pharmacy at UNC Hospitals, and other allied health schools. They lend their expertise through speaking engagements, hold membership on advisory panels and committees, and play important roles in local, state, national, and international organizations.
The mission of the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics is to optimize drug therapy through the generation, integration, and translation of scientific information between the bench and the bedside, the patient and the population.
We will accomplish this by: