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College of Pharmacy

Philip D. Hall, Pharm.D., Dean
Shannon J. Drayton, Pharm.D., Assistant Dean for Curriculum and Assessment
Katherine H. Chessman, Pharm.D., Chair, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcome Sciences
Elizabeth D. Weed, PharmD, Director of and Experiential Education
Cathy L. Worrall, Pharm.D., Associate Dean for Admissions & Student Affairs
Patrick M. Woster, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences


The College of Pharmacy at the Medical University of South Carolina is a respected leader in education, research and patient care. The College provides a premier pharmacy education by uniting nationally-recognized faculty and high-achieving students with the innovative interprofessional learning opportunities offered at MUSC’s academic medical center. Located in beautiful and historic Charleston, S.C., MUSC College of Pharmacy has four academic degree programs, two research centers led by renowned endowed chairs, one of the oldest and largest residency programs in the country, more than 1000 preceptors in a world-wide experiential program, and a collaborative continuing education program.

MUSC College of Pharmacy students are successful (among the nation’s highest in graduating student satisfaction, NAPLEX/MJPE scores, residency placement, post-graduation employment) and the faculty is productive in and out of the classroom (National Institutes for Health funding, professional service, national awards and offices).

Founded in 1881, the pharmacy program at MUSC continues to attract and produce pharmacy’s finest practitioners, shaping tomorrow’s healthcare.


The College of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council on Pharmaceutical Education and is a member of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.