University of Wisconsin–Madison

About Us

The Division of Pharmacy Professional Development (DPPD) at the University of Wisconsin-Madison is the largest academic provider of pharmacy continuing education and professional development in the country.

As a top-rated School of Pharmacy that’s part of an internationally recognized research facility, DPPD has provided pharmaceutical industry professionals with skills, strategies and best practices – through educational courses, professional development opportunities and industry events – for over 65 years.

Our faculty and staff represent over 100 combined years in adult education programming for pharmacists and practicing pharmaceutical industry scientists.

Vision Statement

To be the leader in pharmacy professional development by providing exemplary educational programs that will ultimately result in enhanced patient health outcomes through the optimal development of medications and their safe and effective use.

Mission Statement

To develop, conduct and evaluate educational programs that meet the continuing professional development and lifelong learning needs of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians throughout the U.S. and pharmaceutical industry scientists worldwide.

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Our Faculty & Staff

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