Celebrating 100 years

2014 marks our one-hundredth year on campus

100 years timeline

Michael Bain, Class of 1971 spearheaded our faculty's 100 year timeline poster

2014 Research Day

Our postdoctoral fellows, graduate and undergraduate students showcased their work with Zaid Maayah receiving best research presentation. Select the above link for more.

Congratulations Class of 2014!

Vitamin D research at our Pharmaceutical Orthopaedic Research Lab

Kathy Tang, PhD student: rescuing bone health from chronic alcohol consumption and ageing

To better recognize accomplished graduates, the faculty has established an annual “Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award."

In celebration of the faculty’s centenary up to six recipients may receive this new award in 2014.

Nominations must include the nominees’ CV, short bio (50 words), a statement of nomination (500 words) and at least two supporting letters. The statement of nomination and supporting letters should clearly describe the contributions made by the nominee and state why they are deserving of being recognized as an outstanding alumnus.

*Please email your nomination to Lori Shockey:lori.shockey@ualberta.ca 

>> More on the nomination

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences' centennial provides us with the opportunity to celebrate our history at the University of Alberta.

We want to share our faculty's history but more importantly we want to share your stories. We encourage you to send in your memories, stories and photos over the course of our centenary year.

Celebrating 100 years at the University of Alberta 
Our centennial events
Our generous centennial sponsors
Our faculty's history
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Salute our Past, Celebrate our Future!

The Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences offers two undergraduate degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and a Doctor of Pharmacy. We also offer Canada's first Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy [MBA/BSc (Pharmacy)] combined degree.

Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy:

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Students may undertake graduate study leading to a Master of Science degree or Doctor of Philosophy degree. We also offer Canada's first Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy combined degree.

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Our faculty offers two undergraduate degrees: Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy and Doctor of Pharmacy. The minimum requirement for admission to the PharmD program is a Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy degree from a recognized institution.

The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) academic credential is an undergraduate, professional doctorate. This one year, post-professional (post-Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy) degree will serve to recognize advanced education in patient care. Unlike the PhD that focuses on research, the PharmD undergraduate degree is a clinical doctorate degree.

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Faculty News

2014 Preceptors of the Year

Nerman Kassam-Community Preceptor Of The Year, Joseph Blais-Institutional Preceptor Of The Year, 2014

From left to right: Nermen Kassam, Community Preceptor Of The Year, Pharmacy Plus in Calgary and Joseph Blais, Institutional Preceptor Of The Year, AHS, University Hospital in Edmonton.

More on our Preceptor Faculty webpage


Doctor of Pharmacy

The Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) academic credential is an undergraduate, professional doctorate. Unlike the PhD that focuses on research, the PharmD undergraduate degree is a clinical doctorate degree. Learn more.