About

The College of Pharmacy was the first health science college at the University of Arizona, and now has more than 70 years of history. Today, the college is one of the premier pharmacy schools in the nation.

Vision: What success looks like

Better Science. Better Health. 
Our vision is to be a worldwide leader in improving the health of all people through innovative, inclusive and equitable pharmacy-related education, research, practice, and service.

Mission: How we fulfill our purpose

Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals in diverse and global communities by:

  • Educating the next generation of leaders, professionals, and innovators in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.
  • Generating new knowledge and innovative solutions to optimize health  and patient outcomes.

Values: Who we are and what we stand for

Integrity: We act with honesty, respect, and fairness.
Exploration: We endeavor to ask questions and seek answers.
Diversity: We acknowledge and embrace our differences.
Inclusion: We listen, welcome and value all members of our community.
Adaptation: We continuously strive to anticipate changes and adjust.
Compassion: We care for each other and our communities.
Determination: We overcome adversity and Bear Down!

Diversity – Equity – Inclusion Statement

At the University of Arizona (UArizona) College of Pharmacy, we strive to create and foster an environment where individual differences are acknowledged, respected, and valued.  The UArizona College of Pharmacy is committed to inclusion as a continuous effort to promote and maintain a sense of belonging and respect for all people.  We promote principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) on our campuses as well as with the communities we serve.  We affirm our DEI efforts through education, practice, research, and service to advance health equity in our communities.  Instead of seeing differences as a cause for divisions, we see them as sources of strength and innovation.

Our UArizona College of Pharmacy PharmCat Family:

  • Sees You
  • Embraces You
  • Supports You

We encourage our students, faculty, staff, valued partners, friends, and stakeholders to acknowledge and act on DEI principles.