I welcome you on behalf of the faculty members, staffs, and students of the Department of Pharmacy (DOP) at the East West University (EWU).
The global demand for Pharmacy Graduates in the academic and research institutions, pharmaceutical industries, hospitals and other health related institutions is increasing in rapid pace at both home and abroad. Keeping this in mind the Department of Pharmacy was established in East West University in 2003 with only 41 students and 4 faculties. Soon after its inception the Department of Pharmacy became one of the best institutions not only in East West University, it gained its reputation throughout the country.
At present there are 762 students, 22 full time faculty members and seven Lab Officers. The faculty members are highly qualified, energetic and very efficient, mostly graduated from well reputed advanced universities. Many of our teachers have Doctoral degrees (PhD) and have many peer-reviewed scientific publications in different national and international journals. Department of Pharmacy always encourage the continuous training and higher studies for the faculty members. As a result, five of our faculty members are on study leave in USA and Australia, where they are commencing their PhD studies.
We are producing skilled and efficient manpower to serve pharmaceutical companies, retail pharmacies, hospital pharmacies, community pharmacies and other government bodies related to health and research.
Pharmacy Department, with its approval from University Grants Commission (UGC) and accreditation from Pharmacy Council of Bangladesh, is now in full operation with its undergraduate course, Bachelor of Pharmacy (B.Pharm) and graduate course, Master of Pharmacy in Clinical Pharmacy and Molecular Pharmacology.
The Bachelor of Pharmacy of East West University is a four year program divided into 8 semesters (2 semesters/year) requiring completion of 158 credits. Students are placed in different reputed Pharmaceutical Industries for in-plant training (a non-credit program) after completion of 158 credits. Department also organizes regular training lectures by the experienced top level professionals from Pharma Industries.
The facilities for lab and research works in our department are worth mentioning. There are 21 laboratory courses and a research project to be carried out by undergraduate students of B.Pharm program. Current laboratory facilities of the department include various highly advanced and sophisticated state-of-the-art instruments related to practical works and researches in the field of pharmaceutical sciences.
Vision Statement of the Department:
To Provide Excellence in Education and Research to Produce Internationally Competent Pharmacists.
Mission Statement of the Department:
(i) To develop and provide the most comprehensive and highest quality pharmacy education.
(ii) To foster a learner-centered, research-oriented and need based teaching-learning environment.
(iii) To implement cutting edge research and innovative scientific discoveries in the field of drug discovery and development, and to incorporate it into the healthcare system.
(iv) To promote professional growth and development through lifelong learning.
(v) To integrate critical thinking, analytical ability, and leadership skills with ethical, moral, and social responsibilities to produce competent pharmacists.