The Center for Innovation in Pharmacy Simulation is a unique learning and technology core that drives and supports innovations in pharmacy education and research. CIPS functions across three areas: faculty instructional support, support and development of innovative projects, and research support. CIPS develops and delivers unique learning content and assessment models, virtual physiological humans, and biomedical performance solutions.

nXhuman is a learning platform that uses a virtual patient in a simulated environment to enact disease states throughout the human aging process for research and student learning.
Virtual Patient
The Virtual Physiological Human is a methodological and technological framework that will enable collaborative investigation of the human body as a single complex system.
Curriculum Support
CIPS provides digital content using a variety of technologies and delivery methods to support research and teaching.

Content areas include:

  • Pathophysiology of human disease
  • Clinical pharmacology
  • Patient care/safety
  • Self care
  • Medication utilization/optimization
  • Medicine safety
  • Supply chain
  • Assessment
Other Capabilities

CIPS has a highly skilled team and partners with industry experts toward developing state-of-the-art models, simulations, videos and health sciences technologies.

Tools and solutions may include:

  • Augmented reality, virtual reality, mixed reality
  • Complex, multi-scale, bio-mathematical physiologic modeling for training in medical environments
  • High-fidelity predictive models using finite element analysis
  • Medical imaging and holography
  • Biorobotics, Surgical Robotics, Sensors
  • Experimental validation of models with human data