college of pharmacy

7 Greenhouse Road Kingston, RI 02881 – Office: 401.874.2761 Fax: 401.874.2181

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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

Office of the Dean

Dean’s Message

Interim Dean Paul Larrat

Thank you for your interest in the University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy. We are one of the nation’s leading pharmacy institutions with a rich history of professional leadership, educational excellence and research achievement.

Our academic offerings include the Doctor of Pharmacy professional degree program, and Bachelor, Masters and Doctoral level degrees in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. URI pharmacy graduates are well prepared to take advantage of the many career opportunities available in our challenging healthcare system. Our alums become professionals that make a difference in the lives of so many individuals.

The College of Pharmacy is home to a dynamic research enterprise that brings students into contact with world-leading researchers developing solutions to many of society’s most pressing health care problems. Our research funding, in excess of $10 million per year, positions the College among the top 25 pharmacy schools in the country. Our newly completed, state of the art, 150,000-square-foot teaching and research facility provides many of the tools necessary for scientific discovery leading to better medical treatment and improved patient quality of life.

Finally, you will find that our faculty, staff and students are passionate about our mission. Our commitment to professional success, service to our communities and patients, and quest for scientific innovation is reflected in our involvement in the world beyond our small beautiful campus in Kingston.

Thank you for your interest in our College, and we hope to see you on campus soon.

Paul Larrat, R.Ph., Ph.D.
Interim Dean


Office of the Dean

Myrna Bizer

Senior Director of Development

Office: 215C

401.874.9017 –


Professor Emeritus & College Ambassador

401.874.5005 –


Director of Finance and Administration

Office: 255B

401.874.7869 –


Specialist, Continuing Professional Development Programming

Office: 230J

401.874.2615 –


Interim Dean and Professor

Office: 220A

401.874.5003 –


Manager of Technology Services

Office: 230C

401.623.7373 –


Executive Assistant I

Office: 220B

401.874.2761 –

Cameron Thompson

Information Technology Specialist

Office: 230Q

401.874.2649 –


Business Manager

Office: 230D

401.874.2614 –

College Management Team


PHP Department Chair and Professor

Office: 255a

401.874.2767 –


Associate Dean for Research & Graduate Studies and Professor

Office: 495E Lab: 450

401.874.5024 –


Interim Dean and Professor

Office: 220A

401.874.5003 –


Associate Dean for Student and Academic Affairs and Associate Professor

Office: 125A

401.874.2030 –


BPS Department Chair and Professor

Office: 395B Lab: 360

401.874.5032 –

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