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About School of Pharmaceutical Sciences

gambar ppsfEstablished in 1972, The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia is the first pharmacy school in Malaysia. The School offers Bachelor of Pharmacy and Masters of Pharmacy in Clinical Pharmacy degree by coursework and Masters of Science and Doctoral degrees by research. The degree of Bachelor of Pharmacy with Honours is offered through a four-year programme.

The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences started its first intake of 22 students in 1972, 4 years after Universiti Sains Malaysia was established in Penang. During its brief history, the School has undergone many changes and developments, both physical and academic. It moved to the present premises in 1991, and now has modern and well-equipped laboratories for teaching and research. The current staff strength stands at 44 full-time lecturers and 20 administrative staff and 42 technical staff members. In addition, the School is also using the services of about 11 part-time lecturers from other schools or centres of the University, 15 honorary consultants/lecturers from the Health Department of Penang, Hospital Pulau Pinang and Hospital Seberang Jaya, 10 honorary lecturers form Kubang Kerian, Kelantan and 30 Pharmacy Preceptors for its clinical program.

 

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Launching of Policy Paper: Improving Access to Orphan drugs in Malaysia

Launching of Policy Paper: Improving Access to Orphan drugs in Malaysia

In conjunction with World Rare Disease day on the 28th February, the Institute of Democracy and Economic Affairs (IDEAS) has published and launched a policy paper titled “Improving Access to Orphan Drugs in Malaysia,” written by Assoc Prof Dr Asrul Akmal Shafie, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia. The...

USM, FUA SIGN MOU TO COLLABORATE IN JOINT ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

USM, FUA SIGN MOU TO COLLABORATE IN JOINT ACADEMIC PROGRAMMES

  USM, PENANG, 4 January 2019 – Universiti Sains Malaysia (USM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Al-Fanar University, Alexandria (FUA), Egypt today for institutional collaboration in joint academic programmes, research and development initiatives, and coordinated training programmes. “As FUA is still very new, we are very keen to...

ALUMNI TEA

ALUMNI TEA

ALUMNI TEA 2018-PPSF USM                                                                                                ...

FUTSAL

FUTSAL

Futsal between alumni, staff n students                                      

CONGRATS DR GOH!

CONGRATS DR GOH!

Dr Goh Choon Fu (University Science Malaysia) won 2nd place for Best Oral Presentation with his research on 'Asian rice-starch based film as a potential buccal delivery system: effect of plasticiser on drug release pattern'! Congratulations!

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