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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.

 

News Highlight

Alumni Dinner 2017

Alumni Dinner 2017

Feeling Nostalgic, Universiti Sains Malaysia Pharmacy Alumni? Visit your Alma Mater for Pharmily Homecoming Day on December 15, 2017. The School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, USM invites alumni from all graduating classes to reunite with classmates and friends at the 2017 Pharmily Homecoming Day December 15, 2017 in conjunction with our...

ASSIMILATION WEEK PROGRAMME 2017

Recently, Assimilation Week programme was held to welcome the first-year students into School of Pharmaceutical Sciences. It is an annual event organized under Persatuan Sains Farmasi, with objectives to provide an early exposure, concurrently introducing the new students to the university environment that might be a quite different from their...

REGISTRATION AND OATH TAKING CEREMONY OF FIRST YEAR PHARMACY STUDENTS 2017/2018

 REGISTRATION AND OATH TAKING CEREMONY OF FIRST YEAR PHARMACY STUDENTS 2017/2018

The registration of new batch of students in USM was conducted in all three campuses on 3rd of September 2017. Among the nearly 4000 students enrolled in the different campuses, 118 of them were accepted into School of Pharmaceutical Sciences USM. On the 5th of September, the students spent an...

BEST RESEARCH AWARD 2017 FROM MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY & INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY

BEST RESEARCH AWARD 2017 FROM MALAYSIAN SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY & INTERNATIONAL SOCIETY OF NEPHROLOGY

A research group led by a senior lecturer in School of Pharmaceutical Science, Dr Amer Hayat Khan was conferred The Best Research Award 2017 from Malaysian Society of Nephrology & International Society of Nephrology during the 1st Asia Pacific AKI CRRT 2017 Conference in Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Kuala Lumpur...

PHARMCARE SYMPOSIUM BY PHARMCARE RESEARCH GROUP, PPSF

PHARMCARE SYMPOSIUM BY PHARMCARE RESEARCH GROUP, PPSF

PharmCare Research Group (PCRG), School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, USM has organized a PharmCare Symposium 2017 on the 5-6 August 2017.  The symposium, with a theme of “Future Paradigm of Pharmaceutical Care Research” was participated by 50 pharmacists from various practical settings in Malaysia and was aimed to promote the recent...

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