The Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist Program is a specialty track/program in which students with expertise in pharmacotherapeutics investigate both the clinical and mechanistic elements of drug therapy issues.
- You will learn experimental design, experimental methods, data analysis, and data interpretation of human-based research projects.
- You will study how research discoveries are translated into practices that promote health and prevent disease.
- You will learn the process required to implement new therapies as standards of care through human-based research projects.
Pitt is one of the first programs in the country to offer a PhD in clinical and translational research in the pharmaceutical sciences. To date, the program has graduated in excess of forty students who have been recruited to academic, government, and pharmaceutical industry positions. Learn more about why to choose Pitt for Clinical Pharmaceutical Science »
Individuals with a prior advanced degree in the health sciences (PharmD or other degree in the health sciences) will be considered for admission to the Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist program.
We have identified the core competencies of clinical researchers in the pharmaceutical sciences. Our interactive tool details the skills that all students within the Clinical Pharmaceutical Scientist program achieve through graduate training and can be used to differentiate this training from traditional graduate and fellowship programs