Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science

Department of Pharmacy Practice & Science

The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science trains pharmacist and scientist leaders in patient-centered care, interprofessional practice, and patient and population-oriented research.


To educate leaders in pharmacy and its foundation sciences, create and disseminate new knowledge, and enhance the health and wellness of the people of Arizona, the nation, and beyond.


The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science will be comprised of innovative and exceptional faculty who are leaders in training highly skilled pharmacy practitioners, scientists, and educators to enhance the lives of people across the globe.

Department Values

Excellence and Integrity
Ingenuity and Innovation
Inter-professionalism and Diversity
Teamwork and Collegiality

Department Head


Brian Erstad, PharmD, MCCM, FCCP, FASHP
Department Head, Pharmacy Practice & Science
Professor, Pharmacy Practice & Science
Email Brian Erstad
Phone: 520-626-4289
Location: Drachman Hall B211D

Contact Department

Mailing Address:

Pharmacy Practice and Science
College of Pharmacy
P.O. Box 210202 Tucson, AZ 85721

Phone: 520-626-5730
Fax: 520-626-7355