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Department of Social and Administrative Pharmacy

Social and Administrative Pharmacy


The Department of Social and Administrative Pharmacy creates and disseminates knowledge regarding the safe and effective use of medications and pharmacy services to improve health and well-being.


The department will be recognized in addressing the provision of quality healthcare services that impact patients’ daily lives through innovative education, research, and engaged service to the New England community.


The goals of our department are to:

  • Provide high-quality teaching and conduct research in health outcomes, pharmacoeconomics, epidemiology, biostatistics, health communications, health care systems management, healthcare law, and ethics.
  • Collaborate with community partners, experts in the field and across the University to improve population health by impacting practice and policies that guide healthcare at the local, national and international level.
  • Translate research into “real-world” solutions and disseminate findings to the scientific and healthcare community.
  • Train and mentor future educators, researchers and providers to promote the delivery of high-quality care and health information to diverse communities and population.

Faculty and Staff

Full-time Faculty

Leslie Ochs

Leslie Ochs

PharmD, PhD, MSPH

Chair Department of Social and Administrative Pharmacy

Associate Professor

(207) 221-4195

Pharmacy Building

Wallace Marsh

Wallace A. Marsh


Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Clinical Associate Professor

(207) 221-4126

Pharmacy Building