Graduate Programs

The College of Pharmacy offers two graduate degree programs through the College of Graduate Health Sciences at The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center in Memphis:

Pharmaceutical Sciences

The Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences program offers Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in four areas:

  • Medicinal chemistry research includes the design, synthesis, and biological evaluation of new medications with potential for use in the treatment of diseases such as cancer or infections and disorders of the endocrine, cardiovascular, central and peripheral nervous systems.
  • Bioanalysis research includes the development and application of state-of-the-art analytical technology to detect and quantify molecular entities of biological and pharmaceutical interest, such as drugs or biomarkers.
  • Pharmaceutics research includes the design, development and evaluation of drug delivery systems, injectables, and biotechnology drugs, including their production.
  • Pharmacometrics research includes the quantitative assessment of drug disposition (pharmacokinetics) and effects (pharmacodynamics) using mathematical models based on biology, physiology, pharmacology and disease.

For research interests of participating faculty please visit the pages for the UTHSC Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences as well as the St. Jude Children's Research Hospital pages for the St. Jude Department of Pharmaceutical Sciencesexternal link icon and the St. Jude Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics. external link icon

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Graduate Programs
Graduate Admissions Coordinator
Health Science Administration
UTHSC College of Pharmacy
881 Madison Ave., Room 440
Memphis, TN 38163
Phone: 901-448-1060
Fax: 901-448-4731