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Department of Pharmacy Practice

Commitment to Excellence and Innovation

Welcome to the Department of Pharmacy Practice, a cornerstone of excellence in healthcare education and patient-centered care. Our department is committed to preparing students to become proficient pharmacists, equipped with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to provide optimal pharmacy care across diverse patient populations. Through innovative teaching methodologies, dedicated faculty, and cutting-edge research initiatives, we strive to foster critical thinking, professionalism, and leadership qualities in our learners.


The Department of Pharmacy Practice prepares learners, as a key member of a multidisciplinary healthcare team, to provide optimal pharmacy care that will achieve positive outcomes in all patient populations. The department, which consists of a diverse and dynamic group of faculty, strives for excellence in teaching, pharmacy care, research/scholarly activity, and community service. Emphasis is placed on innovative methods to foster critical thinking, new knowledge and practice opportunities, professionalism, and leadership skills in learners needed for life-long learning.

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Occupational Therapy students and faculty get the chance to meet with Congressman Richard Neal in Washington DC.

Western New England University Students and Faculty Engage in AOTA's Hill Day in Washington, DC

A delegation of Western New England University (WNE) students and faculty participated in the American Occupational Therapy Association's (AOTA) Hill Day in Washington, D.C. This event allowed them to advocate for occupational therapy, discuss key healthcare issues, and meet with congressional representatives.

University News, Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Dr. Parsons and her research team

Western New England University Congratulates Dr. Katelyn Parsons on Receiving the 2023 ADCES Research Award

Dr. Parsons' innovative diabetes research, focusing on diabetes distress and pharmacist-led interventions, earns her the prestigious 2023 ADCES Research Award, showcasing Western New England University's commitment to impactful and empathetic research.

University News, Faculty, Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Dr. Daniel Kennedy stands alongside fellow authors of the Curricular Outcomes and Entrustable Professional Activities (COEPA) document, a significant milestone in professional standards for pharmacy graduates.

WNE Celebrates Faculty Achievement: Daniel Kennedy's Key Role in Pharmacy Education Advancement

Dr. Daniel Kennedy's outstanding contributions to pharmacy education take center stage as he completes his term on the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy's Academic Affairs Committee. Dr. Kennedy played a key role in overhauling and consolidating the pharmacy COEPA (Curricular Outcomes and Entrustable Professional Activities) document, a foundational professional standard. His work underscores Western New England University's commitment to innovative teaching and its impact on shaping the pharmacy landscape.

University News, Faculty, Pharmacy and Health Sciences