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VCU School of Pharmacy Departments



Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Department of Medicinal Chemistry

Medicinal Chemistry is at the forefront of innovation, blending synthetic chemistry, molecular modeling, computational biology, structural genomics, and pharmacology to discover and design new drugs, and investigate their interaction at the molecular, cellular, and whole-animal level.

 
 

Department of Pharmaceutics

Department of Pharmaceutics

Pharmaceutics is a multidisciplinary applied science concerned with delivering and maintaining appropriate drug concentrations at target sites in the body for appropriate times (thus, alleviating disease by optimizing drug effects over time).

 

Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

The Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science has as its focus both the safe and effective use of drugs in humans (Pharmacotherapy) and an evaluation of the social and economic impact of drug therapy in humans and in health care systems (Pharmacy Administration).