College of Pharmacy

Howard University College of Pharmacy strives to be a premier University in teaching, learning, research, leadership and service locally and globally.

2300 4th Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20059
Phone: (202) 806-6530


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The University continues to closely monitor the spread of COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, as additional cases are confirmed in the United States and other countries. The University continues to formulate and adjust its plans as needed.

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The members of the Dean's Circle are remarkable individuals who believe in the future of the Howard University College of Pharmacy and personally invest in its success each year. By supporting innovative teaching, experiential learning, groundbreaking research, and the building fund, members of the Dean's Circle are changing the world.

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Virtual Reality technology enabling the distance lab education to address the challenges caused by COVID-19 pandemic

Virtual Reality (VR) is innovative technology enabling the immersive learning environment that can be like the real world but with add-on digital features, or it can be of total simulation. It is emerging to be the next step for the evolution of the 21st century education. Read the Article

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COVID-19 Emergency Medication Service for Homeless Patients

Submitted By:  Monika N. Daftary, Pharm.D., BCPS Jul 06, 2020 Capitol City Pharmacy Medical Reserve Corps (CCPMRC), based at Howard University College of Pharmacy, partnered with the Washington, DC, Department of Human Services and Unity Healthcare to establish an emergency medication management service for the homeless. Read the Article

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Howard University Pharmacy Researcher Takes ‘Stealth Bomber’ Approach to Fighting Prostate Cancer

THE DRUG DELIVERY SYSTEM DESIGN ENTAILS MULTIPLE MECHANISMS OF ACTION TO THWART PROSTATE CANCER. WASHINGTON (September 24, 2019) – Advanced prostate cancer is notoriously difficult to treat. Some tumor cells respond well to chemotherapy while others do not.  Thus, when treatment with chemotherapeutic agents seem to be effective, the cancer typically stages a comeback later. Howard University pharmacy researcher Simeon K. Adesina, R.Ph., Ph.D., is designing a “stealth bomber” approach to fighting the disease on multiple fronts to improve treatment. Read the Article

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Howard University Pharmacy Professor Selected as DC Board of Pharmacy Chair

WASHINGTON (October 1, 2019) – Howard University College of Pharmacy professor Tamara McCants, PharmD, has been selected by Mayor Muriel Bowser as the chairwoman of the District of Columbia Board of Pharmacy, the third woman in a row from the College of Pharmacy to hold the position.  Dr. McCants is currently an assistant professor at Howard University College of Pharmacy. Read the Article

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