Welcome to Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Pharmacy Administration

 Vision

We emphasize student-centered learning, scholarly activity, and service to society in an outstanding environment that fosters collaborative relationship with healthcare practitioners resulting in the advancement of patient care and safety, educational methodologies, and research.

 Mission

The Department believes in rendering service to her immediate environment but with national and global outlook. Our mission includes:

Providing a comprehensive and qualitative education that prepares pharmacists to assume an active role in providing skilled, ethical, and compassionate care that improves the patient’s health and quality of life.

Educating, training and maintaining competency of highly skilled clinically oriented pharmacists, and train resource persons in other aspects of pharmacy practice programs such as hospital and community practice.

Developing creative scholars devoted to the discovery, integration and dissemination of knowledge in the clinical and pharmaceutical sciences.

Creating an environment that instills professionalism, integrity, empathy, a high standard of ethical behavior, and the highest professional commitment to the patient and the community.

 Core Values

 Our core values are Integrity, Honesty, Diligence and above all professionalism.

 Achievements of the Department

 At various times, members of staff had obtained international grants and fellowship which include the

TWAS/DBT post-doc fellowship

TWAS/CAS visiting fellowship

MacArthur grant.

Locally, the Senate Research Grants and TERTFUND have been awarded to various members of staff.

The department has memorandum of understanding with the following Universities

University of Buffalo, USA

HARMDARD University, Pakistan

and still working towards collaborating with other universities in the United Kingdom in the effort to develop a robust environment for joint research, staff exchange and postgraduate training.

The department offers postgraduate training in Clinical Pharmacy including

M.Sc.,

M.Phil.

M.Phil/PhD and

PhD

The department also serves as a feeder department in training lecturers of Clinical Pharmacy for other universities in Nigeria. The postgraduate alumni from the department are leading clinical pharmacy experts in community, hospital and academic field of pharmacy practice across the globe.

 Training Facilities

 The Department is equipped with training and research laboratories. These include:

Communication Skill/Drug Information Laboratory- The laboratory is equipped with facilities to train students on the fundamentals of communication skills required for effective Clinical Pharmacy Practice and Total Pharmaceutical Care.

Two (2) Clinical Skills Acquisition Laboratories- The laboratory is meant to train  students hands-on experience on the use of Point-of-care devices/instrument

HyPAD Clinic. HyPAD, an acronym, stands for Hypertension, Asthma and Diabetes screening clinics. The clinic run on a semester basis as a service to the University community. Walk-ins are allowed for people with questions about their drug use, non-drug lifestyle changes specifically in the management of chronic diseases. Individuals with existing risk factors or whose screening parameters may be indicative of any of these conditions are consoled and referred to the appropriate quarters for further investigation and management.

 Future outlook