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With state-of-the-art facilities and a pioneering mindset, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis provides endless opportunities to gain hands-on experience with top-tier faculty working to change the future of health care.

At UHSP, you will collaborate on innovative, real-world research – often as early as your first year – gaining meaningful experience that will set you apart as you enter the workforce or pursue the next step of your education.

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Amy Reese in laboratory

State-of-the-Art Research Facilities

Recognized by the National Institutes of Health as a leader in research among private schools of pharmacy, UHSP is committed to making innovative discoveries that aid in improving patient care. Featuring 30,000 square feet of state-of-the-art laboratory space, our Academic and Research Building is home to our research centers, where groundbreaking discoveries are being made everyday.

UHSP gives students on every degree path, at every level of study, opportunities to engage in relevant research across campus alongside expert faculty and clinicians.

A Network of Health Care Leaders

In addition to the friendships you’ll develop living and learning in UHSP’s tight-knit campus community, your network will also include an alumni roster of more than 8,500 health care professionals, clinicians and researchers worldwide.

From career panels and round-tables to student scholarships and alumni preceptors, you will become part of an engaged and connected network that has the power to open doors and propel your education and career forward.

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A Center for Biomedical Success

Located in the heart of one of the nation’s premier biomedical communities, UHSP gives you access to unparalleled educational, research and networking opportunities. Thanks to our partnerships and proximity to these illustrious neighbors, you will be challenged, inspired and supported on your journey to a health sciences career.

  • Barnes-Jewish Hospital
  • St. Louis Children’s Hospital
  • Washington University in St. Louis School of Medicine
  • Goldfarb School of Nursing at Barnes-Jewish College
  • Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center

Student Research Opportunities

Research is foundational at UHSP. No matter what your major or level of study, you will have opportunities to engage in meaningful research with faculty and clinicians who are at the leading edge of their fields.

The Office of Student Research can help you explore the options, including the Summer Research Scholars Program, the Predoctoral Clinical Research program with Washington University School of Medicine and our Undergraduate Research Scholars program which provides scholarship awards to select students.

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