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Innovation and Collaborative Research

At St. Louis College of Pharmacy, we are committed to research that pushes the envelope and an innovative approach to curriculum to ensure we provide our students with a first-class health care education and exceptional opportunities.

Whether it is in research, our health care-focused curriculum, or student opportunity, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is always looking at innovative approaches to provide our students with a first-class, health care education that gives them the edge.

A History of Innovation

St. Louis College of Pharmacy has always been an institution of innovation in leadership and in the classroom.

Our dedication to providing a first-class, health care education to our students by providing them with state-of-the-art facilities, exceptional opportunities and a supportive community is what keeps us at the forefront of pharmacy and health care education.

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A Campus Transformed

The College campus underwent incredible transformation with the opening of the Academic and Research Building and the Recreation and Student Center. The two LEED-certified buildings were completed by 2017, bringing to close the largest construction project in the College’s history.

Both buildings were designed and constructed to meet Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design certification, the rating system used by the U.S. Green Building Council to Measure a building’s sustainability and resource-efficiency, and to expand student recreation and learning space.

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Collaborative Research

Our central location within one of the nation’s premier biomedical complexes allows us to forge partnerships in research and resources expanding student opportunity in and outside the classroom, cultivating an interprofessional environment for students, setting them apart when they leave our halls for post-graduate and professional studies and impactful careers.

Since 2015, the College has established three major centers on campus.

  • The Center for Clinical Pharmacology was established by St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis and features more than 30 faculty and staff in a 12,000 square-foot space dedicated to research. Areas of research study range from research toward drug development to treat a range of human diseases including autoimmune diseases and cancer to drug design and organic synthesis.
  • The Center for Health Outcomes Research and Education was established by the College to examine how the optimal use of medications can improve health outcomes and is housed on the sixth floor of the College’s Academic and Research Building.
  • The Center for Interprofessional Practice and Education at Washington University Medical Campus was established by St. Louis College of Pharmacy, Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes Jewish-College, and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis to further the goal of improving patient safety and quality in health care through interprofessional and collaborative practice.

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A Well-Rounded Education

At St. Louis College of Pharmacy, we believe that innovation is key to continuing our legacy of providing a first-class, health care education to our students.

Our unique fusion of the liberal arts with the maths and sciences allows us to provide our students with an education that nourishes the whole student, all taught through the lens of health care.

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