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Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences

Empowering Future Healthcare Leaders

Welcome to the Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences at Western New England University, where we are dedicated to excellence in pharmaceutical education and administrative leadership. As a pioneering institution in the field of pharmacy, our department offers comprehensive programs that prepare students to excel as pharmacists, pharmaceutical scientists, and healthcare administrators. With a dynamic and accomplished faculty, state-of-the-art facilities, and a commitment to cutting-edge research, we strive to provide our learners with the knowledge and skills needed to thrive in the rapidly evolving healthcare landscape.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences is to provide excellent teaching, research and service in the fields of pharmacology, pharmaceutics, medicinal chemistry, and social and administrative sciences. The Department offers education and training programs through a hybrid traditional and integrated curriculum designed to forge independent, lifelong learners and competent pharmacists. The Department is dedicated to scholarly efforts in the arenas of educational, pharmaceutical and administrative sciences. In addition, the Department supports the provision of professional and community services, in a myriad of ways, to the College, University, greater Springfield, New England, as well as national and international professional communities.

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Duggan Academy interns learning the art and science of Occupational Therapy from WNE OTD students

Department of Occupational Therapy Expands Partnership with John J. Duggan Academy

Western New England University's Occupational Therapy Department deepens collaboration with John J. Duggan Academy, offering internships for experiential learning, academic growth, and mentorship in healthcare.

University News, Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Members of the West Springfield Fire Department and WNE OTD students pose for a photo with BEary Bags in front of a fire engine at the WSFD station.

Department of Occupational Therapy Collaborates with West Springfield Fire Department to Launch New Project Aimed at Promoting Calmness

The "BEary Calm Bags" project, a collaboration between Western New England University Department of Occupational Therapy and the West Springfield Fire Department, aims to improve emergency response experiences for individuals with sensory sensitivities, disabilities, and communication barriers.

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Attendee of the event from several learning institutions working together take a moment to smile for the camera

Interprofessional Healthcare Simulation Day Cultivates Collaborative Skills Among Health Profession Students

At Western New England University, Pharmacy, OT, PA, and Nursing students engage in an Interprofessional Healthcare Simulation Day, honing collaborative skills vital for effective patient care in today's complex healthcare landscape.

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