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Expert on Pharmaceutical Economics to Speak at Pitt School of Pharmacy

WHAT: A lecture titled “Health Reform, Pharmacy and Beyond”

WHO: Stephen W. Schondelmeyer, B.S., PharmD., M.A.Pub.Adm., Ph.D., F.A.Ph.A., head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Care and Health Systems, Century Mortar Club Endowed Chair in Pharmaceutical Management and Economics, University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy

WHEN: Noon to 1 p.m., Wednesday, March 23, 2011

WHERE: Scaife Hall, Auditorium 6, 3550 Terrace Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15261

WHY: Schondelmeyer is one of the world’s leading experts on pharmaceutical economics, including drug pricing and payment for prescriptions. He has published more than 300 research reports and has conducted more than 130 research projects.

HOW: For more information, call Barbara Belardi at 412-624-3270 or email

About the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

Chartered in 1878, the School of Pharmacy is the oldest of the University of Pittsburgh’s Schools of the Health Sciences. For over 125 years, the School of Pharmacy has been committed to improving health through excellence, innovation, and leadership in education, research, patient care, and service. Today, the School of Pharmacy is a leader in research, with endeavors ranging from patient care outcomes and human clinical research to research in molecular genetics. The School of Pharmacy is home to four centers: the Center for Pharmacogenetics, the Center for Education and Drug Abuse Research (CEDAR), the Pharmacodynamic Research Center, and the Center for Innovation in Health Care. The School also houses the Cell Imaging Core of the Center for Reproductive Science, a Neuroendocrinology Research Consortium, as well as, considerable chemistry expertise in the Bioanalytical/Proteomics Core and Medicinal Chemistry/Pharmacognosy Group . Collectively, these programs catapulted the School in the year 2000 into the top 10 among schools of pharmacy based on competitive research funding from the National Institutes of Health.


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