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Discover Research

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 through collaborative research and innovation.

At UHSP, you can participate in 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.

Joel S. Arackal, Sreemathi Palanisamy, and Kia Barclay working on their postdoctoral research.
Amy Reese in laboratory

State-of-the-Art Research Facilities

UHSP is recognized by the National Institutes of Health as a leader in research among private schools of pharmacy. 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.

A Network of Health Care Leaders

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

You will become part of an engaged and connected network that has the power to open doors and propel your education and career forward.

Four men chatting at alumni event – Guess Who's Coming to Dinner
view of barnes jewish hospital

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.

○ 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

Hand-on learning is foundational at UHSP. No matter your major or level of study, you can engage in tangible learning opportunities with faculty and clinicians who are at the leading edge of their fields.

The Office of Student Research can help you explore your research options. Through the Undergraduate Research Scholars program you can gain financial support while assisting in faculty-led research.

young woman and young man look at a syringe in a lab

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