Our faculty at the College of Pharmacy have expertise in Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome
Sciences or Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences.
Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences
The Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences (CPOS) provides education,
training, clinical practice and research related to pharmacy practice including the
application of pharmaceutical sciences to patient care. Faculty members in CPOS are
engaged in teaching, practice, service and research that impact clinical therapeutics,
professional practice, evaluation of drug health policies, and pharmacy education.
Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences
The Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences (DDBS) provides education
and research training to professional (Pharm.D.) and graduate students (Ph.D.) in
the basic pharmaceutical sciences. Extramural funding obtained by DDBS faculty supports
state of the art research that encompasses the understanding of disease mechanisms,
drug action and toxicity, the design and development of new pharmaceutical agents
and the identification of new drug targets. Our scientific discoveries in areas as
diverse as biochemistry, cell and molecular biology, pharmacology, oncology and neuroscience have
a major impact on the health outcomes for residents of South Carolina and beyond.