Where today's experts shape the leaders of tomorrow.
From research innovations and discoveries to comprehensive, committed teaching, the College of Pharmacy has been shaping the field for more than 150 years.
Our Chicago campus is strategically located in the world-renown Illinois Medical District, providing numerous educational, clinical, and collaborative opportunities in a diverse urban setting.
Our Rockford campus, which opened in 2010, shares a 20-acre wooded site and state-of-the-art facilities with the U of I College of Medicine and College of Nursing at Rockford. Students gain hands-on clinical experience at the city’s multiple hospitals.
My early experiences at UIC inspired a career that combined clinical practice with clinical research. I've spent nearly 35 years in academia. And when I think back on those years, I'm most proud of my research contributions and the students that I've mentored.
The people in this department have a lot of respect for one another and know they can walk down the hallway and talk with one of their colleagues about research problems and know that at the end of the talk, they may have another idea for a successful research project.
Many people have heard about medicinal plants, but many have not seen the plants. [People who see the Atkins Medicinal Garden] will have a better understanding of the medicinal property and the scientific value of the plant.
Our findings could inform strategic decisions about the geographic distribution of pharmacies – for example, the incorporation of pharmacies into newly developed community health centers that are expected to expand in designated Medically Underserved Areas as a result of the Affordable Care Act.
There’s always room in our legacy for more great minds and caring hearts, whether you’re a student, professor, preceptor, or supporter of our mission.