Undergraduate Programs

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Healthy Futures

USC Mann’s undergraduate program puts students on the path to achieving their professional goals, with a curriculum that not only introduces students to the spectrum of healthcare professions, but also provides the foundational knowledge on which they can build their futures. Designed to give students a foundational education for careers in pharmacy, medicine, dentistry and the biotechnology, pharmaceutics and biomedical industries, the USC Mann undergraduate program includes the flagship major in Pharmacology and Drug Development, which uniquely spans the entire spectrum of clinical practice, drug discovery, regulatory science and health economics.

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"We're going to see incredible innovation in the next 10 to 25 years. These programs will prepare students to be the leaders of this next wave of innovation."

Daryl L. Davies, PhD

Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Dean's List

Congratulations to the USC Mann undergraduates who earned a 3.5 average or higher!

The USC Mann Dean’s List is an academic honor awarded to undergraduate students who have declared a major in USC Mann’s pharmacology and drug development program, which began in the 2017-18 academic year. Each has achieved a semester GPA of 3.50 or higher on a 4.0 scale, while registered in a minimum of 12 units of letter-graded courses.

Meet the Faculty

Tam Phan, PharmD, AAHIVP

Tam Phan, PharmD, AAHIVP

Dr. Phan's work focuses on HIV pharmacotherapy, immunizations, comprehensive medication management, and LGBTQ+ care.
Terry David Church

Terry David Church, DRSc, MA, MS

Expert in biorepository regulation and ethics, and drug addiction and regulation of controlled substances
Ken S. Wong, PharmD, MPH

Ken S. Wong, PharmD, MPH

Ken Wong is an expert in innovations in market access and drug pricing.
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Liana Asatryan, PhD

Liana Asatryan's research focus is the discovery and development of novel compounds for the treatment of alcohol use disorder.
Daryl L. Davies, PhD

Daryl L. Davies, PhD

Daryl Davies is working to discover and develop novel therapeutics for the treatment of neurodegenerative diseases and alcoholism.

Hovhannes (Hovik) Gukasyan, PhD

Curtis T. Okamoto, PhD

Curtis T. Okamoto, PhD

Curtis Okamoto's research focuses on cell structure and organization, membranes and transport, and physiology.
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Frances J. Richmond, PhD

An expert in implantable medical devices, clinical trial regulatory issues, and regulation of pharmaceuticals and medical device products.