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.

Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center

This center not only answers calls from the public and healthcare professionals about exposures to poison and drugs, but also conducts research on antivenom for bites and 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.

CENTER FOR Health Outcomes & PharmacoEconomic Research: HOPE CENTER

The HOPE center 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.

Center for Toxicology

Since its founding in 1987, active, interdisciplinary research has been the hallmark of the Center for Toxicology at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy. The center is the home for UA research and training toxicology programs at the university..

Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center

This interdisciplinary research center actively investigates the health effects of environmental agents and serves as a resource for the community. The center studies mechanisms by which exposures to environmental agents (and other stresses) contribute to human disease .

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.


Originally posted: August 29, 2013
Last updated: May 15, 2017
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