Douglas H. Sweet, Ph.D.
Professor and chair
The Department of Pharmaceutics is a multidisciplinary community concerned with the process of transforming chemical entities into dosage forms that deliver and maintain appropriate drug concentrations, while being used safely and effectively by patients. Department faculty bring together expertise in physical pharmacy, biopharmaceutics, clinical pharmacokinetics, formulation, bioanalysis, drug metabolism and drug transport to support their educational and research missions. Graduates of the program pursue successful academic, federal and industrial pharmaceutical careers.