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International Collaboration

UIC College of Pharmacy researchers are internationally recognized leaders in alternative, complementary and traditional medicine; biotechnology and biodefense; cancer biology and therapeutics; drug discovery, development and delivery; infectious diseases; natural products; neuroscience; patient safety; pharmacoeconomics; genomics and pharmacogenomics. As a result, we have a vibrant culture international collaboration.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Pharmacy (COP) began its international collaboration on clinical pharmacy education in the 1980’s. In conjunction with the World Health Organization (WHO), college faculty members have been to China, the United Kingdom, Middle East, Thailand, Taiwan, Singapore, Japan, and Hong Kong among others. Further, our faculty members have been having a visible presence in the Association of Asian Schools of Pharmacy (AASP) and Asian Conference of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP). They have been serving as speakers for every meeting of these two organizations since their inception in the 1990’s. It is the UIC College of Pharmacy’s mission to provide leadership in education, research, public service, entrepreneurship and patient care to guide and serve the pharmaceutical care needs of society – extending from the people of Illinois to the global community.