Excellence Through Learning
Pharmacy profession has historic roots as the art and science of preparing and dispensing medications. This role of pharmacists had been transformed to wide ranging activities: health care systems (community, hospital and clinical pharmacy settings), pharmaceutical industry, biotechnology industry, research (drug discovery, drug development and drug delivery), drug regulatory agencies, academics and training of health workers.
FCCU Department of Pharmacy has been established with an ultimate goal to be the centre of excellence in the field of pharmaceutical sciences. The department is located in Armacost Science Building and consists of modern lecture rooms, seminar rooms with audio-visual arrangements, modern laboratories equipped with all instruments / equipment. The institution has facility of 200 bedded tertiary care United Christian Hospital and FCCU Mercy Health Center for practical training / residency in clinical, hospital and community pharmacy. MOUs has been signed with Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial Research, Lahore; HEJ Institute of Chemistry Karachi University; Chughtai Diagnostic Laboratory and NovaMed Pharmaceuticals for providing training, internships and research facilities.
Research activities related to isolation and development of biomaterials for use as targeted & controlled drug delivery devices, binders in tablets, suspending agents in suspensions, non-gelatin capsule shell manufacture and use of computational techniques in drug development are being carried out in the University.
The Department of Pharmacy is committed to demonstrate the distinguished features of FCCU, excellence in instruction & training, pursuance of core values, service to the nation and above all its effort to develop pharmacy professional of integrity and discipline.