NEWS FROM THE SCHOOL OF PHARMACY – October 28, 2020

The School of Pharmacy of the University of Puerto Rico, Medical Sciences Campus, will be offering a Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences, starting in August 2021.

The Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences Program aims to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the discovery and development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical drugs, and their involvement in the treatment of disease.  The Ph.D. program will develop leaders of innovation and research in the pharmaceutical sciences. The program will provide the opportunity to develop the body of knowledge and skills needed to be successful in future employment in: Pharmaceutical industry, Government and Academia.

After completion of the core courses, students will enter a mentor-driven, individualized program for their further development, in which they can specialize in one of three tracks.  The student will select one of the tracks and carry out a competitive and innovative research project in the area, leading to a Doctoral Thesis.  The three different tracks that initially will be offered are: Medicinal Chemistry and Pharmacognosy, Molecular Pharmacology and Pharmacogenomics, and Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery.

The deadline to apply to is February 15, 2021. For more information you can communicate or write to:

Assistant Dean for Graduate Programs

Phone: 1 (787) 758-2525 ext. 5509/5510

E-mail: programa_graduado_farmacia.rcm@upr.edu