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Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

faculty members from the v.c.u. pharmacy department of pharmacotherapy and outcomes science

Faculty and Staff

Our department is made up of dedicated teaching and research faculty, staff and an abundance of adjunct and affiliate faculty, all of whom contribute to our mission to achieve excellence in our professional and graduate education programs through innovative education and cutting-edge translational research.

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Graduate Programs

We offer M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Pharmaceutical Sciences with specialization in either Pharmacotherapy or Pharmacoeconomics and Health Outcomes. Dual degree opportunities are also available for Pharm.D. students.

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Contact us

Smith Building, Suite 660
410 North 12th Street
Box 980533
Richmond, VA 23298-0533

Dave Dixon, Pharm.D.
Nancy L. and Ronald H. McFarlane Professor of Pharmacy
Chair, Department of Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science
Email: dldixon@vcu

P: (804) 628-3784
F: (804) 828-0343

Pharmacotherapy and Outcomes Science

Pharmacotherapy & Outcomes Science

Department faculty members excel in teaching the principles of appropriate drug therapy and pharmacy administration to professional and graduate students, residents, and fellows. We strive to engage professional students in educational experiences that ensure competence and instill commitment to improving patient-centered pharmacy care, and to develop and enhance our graduate and postgraduate programs. Recognizing the complexity of the continually evolving profession of pharmacy, we are dedicated to providing a high-quality education to the next generation of pharmacy practitioners.