COBRE Center for Targeted Therapeutics (CTT)
The COBRE Center for Targeted Therapeutics (CTT) was created to attract and foster the professional development of talented junior scientists who are motivated to make a difference in the treatment of debilitating diseases.
Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center (KPIC)
The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center creates and fuels an influential cadre of pharmacists and educators equipped with a vibrant, innovative, and entrepreneurial spirit to conquer the challenges of the changing healthcare landscape and transform the practice of pharmacy.
Palmetto Poison Center
The Palmetto Poison Center dispenses free poison and toxicology advice to South Carolina residents and health professionals 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, and our pharmacy students help provide this important community service.
Penicillin Allergy Assessment Skin Testing Certificate Program (PAAST)
This comprehensive program is designed to develop and hone skills of healthcare providers in allergy assessment and penicillin skin testing for the purpose of improving antibiotic selection and patient outcomes following allergy reconciliation.
You can access CPE programs online through our Learning Express hub.
Palmetto Experiential Education Program
The Experiential Education Program provides approximately one-third of a student’s total pharmacy education, and is the backbone of the Doctor of Pharmacy program.
SmartState Center for Translational Cancer Therapeutics
The Translational Cancer Therapeutics Program goal is the discovery of new drug targets and development of novel drugs and approaches for the treatment of cancer.
SmartState Center for Medication Safety
Our focus is to study the effects of prescription and over-the-counter medications, particularly on children and the elderly.
Walker Leader Scholar Program
The program's mission is to provide high capacity pharmacy student leaders the opportunity to accelerate their leadership development through experiential learning and mentorship.
Centers & Programs
Because hands-on research and real-world experience are at the heart of the health professions, our pharmacy students are offered an array of learning opportunities through our partnership with centers which focus on topics as diverse as targeted therapeutics and pharmaceutical entrepreneurship. Applying theory to real world issues in conjunction with industry and University faculty, our students are well-equipped to meet the professional demands of their respective careers. There are currently six research centers within the College of Pharmacy.