The UB School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has multiple initiatives in education and scholarship available in order to expose our students to practical global health concerns, promote culturally competent healthcare, and foster the development of servant leadership in global populations locally, nationally, and internationally.
Medical mission trips (7-10 days) are offered annually to South America or the Caribbean. The trip is typically scheduled for January; course credit may be available. Information is available August prior to the trip.
If students wish to attend a medical mission trip at another time, these requests will be evaluated on an individual basis.
The University at Buffalo has strong partnerships with many health care agencies around the world:
Currently 2 elective courses exist for students to expand their knowledge and understanding of global healthcare concerns in pharmacy. Students are eligible to enroll in these courses during the P2 and P3 year.
Opportunities for field work in global health exist with the dual degree PharmD/MPH program.
The NIH Fogarty International AIDS International Training and Research Program (AITRP), partners with the University of Zimbabwe to offer outstanding clinical research and scholarly opportunities in these key areas: