Pharmacy’s New Minor Offers Major Advantages

The USC School of Pharmacy now offers many undergraduate courses that can be mixed or matched to enhance students’ undergraduate education to better prepare them for a range of careers.

Q & A with Dean Papadopoulos

Dean Vassilios Papadopoulos brings wide-ranging expertise, a track record of leadership, and a passion for innovation to his role at the USC School of Pharmacy. Here he shares his career journey, his leadership philosophy and his vision for the school’s future.

2016 Graduates Making Their Mark

According to the California State Board of Pharmacy, the school’s class of 2016 had a 97.4 percent North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) pass rate — the highest in California.

Meet the Graduates

Alumni of the USC School of Pharmacy PhD programs are leading their professions. Meet some of our PhD graduates and learn how the USC School of Pharmacy helped prepare them for their careers.

Chen Wins Pinnacle Award

Professor Steven Chen received one of the nation’s highest pharmacy honors, the American Pharmacy Association’s Pinnacle Award, as part of an interdisciplinary team of public health leaders collaborating on two national initiatives. He has received the award twice previously, in 2013 and 2007.

Wearing New White Coats, the Class of 2020 Begins Its Journey

Taking their first steps in the journey to become Doctors of Pharmacy, 188 members of the Class of 2020 strode into the annual USC School of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony on the Harry and Celeste Pappas Quad on Friday, August 19.