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Patricia D. Kroboth, PhD



Core Facilities

Small Molecule and Biomarker Core of the University of Pittsburgh Clinical and Translational Science Institute

National Recognition with Fellowship Award

American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

  • Barry Gold, PhD

American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists

  • 4 faculty member fellows

American College of Clinical Pharmacy

  • 6 faculty member fellows

Academic Programs

  • Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) with Areas of Concentration in:
    • Community Leadership, Innovation, and Practice
    • Global Health
    • Pediatrics
    • Pharmacotherapy Scholars
    • Pharmacy Business Administration
    • Research
  • MBA in Pharmacy Administration
  • MS in Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences with four tracks:
    • Medicinal Chemistry
    • Biochemical Pharmacology
    • Pharmaceutics
    • Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences
    • Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy Research

Residency Programs

  • PGY1
    • Community Pharmacy
    • Health System Pharmacy
    • Managed Care Pharmacy
    • Pharmacy Administration/MHA
  • PGY2
    • Ambulatory Care
    • Cardiology
    • Critical Care
    • Drug Information
    • Family Medicine
    • Geriatrics
    • Health System Pharmacy
    • Infectious Disease
    • Internal Medicine
    • Medication Use Safety
    • Oncology
    • Solid Organ Transplant
    • Specialized Area of Pharmacy: Underserved Care
    • Specialized Area of Pharmacy: Underserved/Global Health

By the Numbers: 2016-2017

Students and Trainees

458 Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD students)
48 Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmaceutical Sciences
14 Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences
41 Residents in 12 different types of programs
18 Postdoctoral Fellows


75 full-time faculty members
9 part-time faculty members
153 unpaid faculty members (secondary and adjunct)

Preceptors for Clinical Program



5,132 living alumni

Geographic Location

  • In the heart of the Oakland section of Pittsburgh
  • With the UPMC academic health center and the VA

The University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, which is the national agency that accredits professional degree programs in pharmacy and providers of continuing pharmacy education.


In the most recent rankings, the School of Pharmacy was ninth in U.S. News and World Report rankings. The school is nationally recognized for its outstanding and innovative educational programs, having received teaching or assessment awards in four out of the past six years. In research, School faculty members lead teams discovering new drug entities, developing new drug delivery systems, and finding more effective ways for pharmacists to deliver patient care.