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Pharmacy

See also: Pharmacy Pre-Health Guide

pharmacyPharmacy is a unique health profession because it links the health sciences with the chemical sciences and is charged with ensuring the safe use of medication. The scope of pharmacy practice includes the more traditional roles of compounding and dispensing medications as well as the more modern services related to patient care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and circulating drug information. Pharmacists are experts on drug therapy and are the primary health professionals who optimize the use of medication to provide patients with positive health outcomes. Many pharmacists are also small business owners, owning the pharmacy in which they practice.

The pre-health advisors in Arts & Sciences Advising Services stand ready to assist you as you explore your options and begin your preparation for a health profession. To schedule an appointment with a pre-health advisor, go to MyUTK.edu through your Grades First link or call 865-974-4483 during regular business hours.

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