Message from the Dean
Welcome to the Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy Web site. The College of Pharmacy at WesternU in Pomona, California is an exciting place to visit and an exciting place to learn. I hope that you will use this Web site to explore our academic programs, learn about our outstanding faculty and read about our many accomplishments. More…
Dr. JaeJin An
Dr. An has been with the College of Pharmacy since 2014. She has secured a subcontract through Kaiser Permanente Southern California for a grant awarded by Bristol-Myers Squibb. The grant is entitled: Evaluation of anti-citrullinated protein antibodies and rheumatoid factor and their associations with resource utilization and costs in rheumatoid arthritis patients in an integrated healthcare system. The amount of the subcontract to Dr. An is $38,996. For more news about Dr. An click here.
For information about how to support the College of Pharmacy, please contact the Office of Annual Giving and Donor Relations: (909) 706-3476.
The College of Pharmacy offers three programs:
- Doctor of Pharmacy Program
- Masters, Pharmaceutical Sciences program
- International Post-Baccalaureate PharmD
Educating future pharmacy professionals to serve the health care needs of society and improve the quality of patient care through science, caring and humanism More…
Join us as we celebrate our 20th Anniversary with stories of our rich history as a college, research our faculty are paving the way with, students and the amazing ways they contribute, and the accomplishments of our esteemed alumni. Read our latest issue of RxBound to learn more about Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy.
20th Anniversary Celebration
Join us in 2016 for WesternU College of Pharmacy’s 20th Anniversary Celebration! In recognition of this milestone, we have a year full of special events celebrating our achievements so check out our Anniversary page for details.
Register Now for Saturday, September 17, 2016 for a dinner celebration here on campus connecting alumni, faculty, and fellow colleagues.
We would love to hear from you as well! Share Your Story and be sure to submit your nomination for one of our distinguished awards.
2016 Ray Symposium
Register Now – Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 4:00 p.m.
Michael W. Kailchman, PhD., Professor and Director of the Research Ethics Program at UC San Diego will present Science, Truth and the Public Trust.
A new window covering was installed March 4, 2016 on the northwest corner of the building. The College of Pharmacy is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016, and the 225-square-foot graphic depicts milestones throughout its history and showcases faculty and students in the classroom, in the clinic and in the community. Click here for the full article.
Only nine fellowship programs in the U.S. meet the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s (ACCP) rigorous standards and guidelines for certification. Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Pharmacy has two of them.
The ACCP Board of Regents and the ACCP Research Fellowship Program Peer Review Committee re-certified the COP Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration Chair and Professor Dr. Anandi Law’s Fellowship in Health Outcomes for a full five years. This certification recognizes that her program meets ACCP Fellowship Guidelines. A full review is conducted on established fellowship programs and preceptors who have graduated two or more fellows. For the full article click here.
Congratulations to our Western University of Health Sciences, College of Pharmacy Faculty members who have been recognized by the California Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (CSHP) as Fellows. The recipients of the 2015 CSHP Fellows Award are Dr. Patrick Chan, Assistant Professor, and Dr. James Scott, Professor and Associate Dean for Experiential and Professional Affairs.
The CSHP Practitioner Recognition Program formally recognizes pharmacists that demonstrate an ongoing level of involvement and commitment to educating practitioners, residents, students, administrators, and/or the public in the pharmacy practice.
The WesternU Patient Care Center Pharmacy Provides Free Medication Disposal to the Community
The Pharmacy in the Patient Care Center (PCC) at Western University of Health Sciences now has a secure dropbox to assist the local community with the disposal of unnecessary and expired non-controlled medications .
Cardinal Health Continues their Support of WesternU’s Aspiring Independent Pharmacists
WesternU College of Pharmacy students pursuing careers in independent pharmacy will continue to have access to a number of generous scholarships thanks to a $100,000 donation from Cardinal Health.
“We are confident that WesternU’s student pharmacists are receiving an education and experiences that will prepare them to be the next generation of pharmacy owners, and we are proud to support that effort with this additional scholarship funding,” said Daniel Rim, Director of Sales, Pacific South Region for Cardinal Health.
According to a report released by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), WesternU COP is ranked No. 3 among private colleges in obtaining grant research funding.