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Centers headquartered at the College of Pharmacy make lives better for hundreds of thousands of Americans and citizens of other nations, too. Staff in the centers help communities clean up toxic waste, help patients use drugs effectively and wisely, and help you know what to do when you are exposed to poison.

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Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center

This center not only answers nearly 50,000 calls a year from the public and healthcare professionals about exposures to poison and drugs, but also conducts research on antivenom for snake bite, spider bite and scorpion stings. The center is also home to the Arizona Pregnancy Riskline, which provides information about the safety of medications and other exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Medication Management Center

This first-of-its-kind center was established in 2006 in response to the medication therapy management requirement of the Medicare Part D prescription drug benefit. The innovative pharmacist-run call center provides many services to insurance beneficiaries and participates in research on the effects of medication therapy management.

Health Outcomes & PharmacoEconomic Research

The Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research assesses healthcare interventions from a clinical, economic and humanistic view. Research focuses include cost-effectiveness analysis, quality-of-life assessment, pharmaceutical policy analysis, and drug-use evaluation.

Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center

This unit is a collaborative and interdisciplinary research center that actively investigates the health effects of environmental agents and serves as a
resource for the community. The center
uses state-of-the-art research technologies to study mechanisms by which exposures to environmental agents (and other stresses) contribute to human disease .

UA Superfund Research Program

The Superfund Research Program at the University of Arizona is a collaborative research effort between toxicologists, biomedical researchers, environmental scientists and environmental engineers to address hazardous waste problems of the Southwest.

Dean Carter Binational Center for Environmental Health Sciences

This center expands the training and exchange of U.S. and Mexican students concerning border environmental health issues and supports collaborative research projects on common environmental health and science issues.


Updated: Monday, 09 December 2013