The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research provides classroom and clinical instruction for pharmacy students and trains graduate students in clinical translational research. The department is proud of its national reputation as a leader in the areas of pharmacy practice, education and clinical translational research. Faculty members in the department are successful in obtaining research funding from numerous sources, including the National Institutes of Health. The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research offers a variety of excellent clinical residencies and research fellowships and offers a PhD program in Clinical Pharmaceutical Science.
The Department of Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research is located in the University of Florida J. Hillis Miller Health Science Center complex, which includes colleges of Dentistry, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health and Health Professions and Veterinary Medicine. The UF & Shands system also encompasses six research institutes: the Clinical and Translational Science Institute, the McKnight Brain Institute, the Genetics Institute, the UF & Shands Cancer Center, the Institute on Aging and the Emerging Pathogens Institute. The location of the College of Pharmacy in this complex offers a broad variety of opportunities for learning and research collaboration.