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Duquesne University Pharmacy

About the Center

Duquesne University Pharmacy is a community pharmacy located in the Hill District of Pittsburgh. This is one of our five Academic Research Centers in School that is mission-driven and offers state-of-the-art, comprehensive clinical pharmacy services. It is a first-in-the-nation, faculty-designed, university-operated community pharmacy. The pharmacy offers a unique educational training opportunity for Duquesne University student pharmacists.

The goal of the pharmacy is to improve access to medications and patient adherence, while enhancing medication safety and reducing overall health care expenditures. We seek to improve access to affordable medications by coordinating resources and delivery options, and to improve patient adherence through regular patient contact and prescriber collaboration. Patient counseling is the primary focus. We are committed to working with community leaders and organizations, especially within the Hill District, to bring medication therapy management and pharmaceutical care to local residents.



Duquesne University Pharmacy is able to provide the following services at no charge:
Chronic Disease Management and consultation for-

  • Hypertension
  • Diabetes
  • Elevated cholesterol
  • Obesity
  • Asthma
  • Mental Health and Addiction

The pharmacy provides the following prescription and over-the-counter medication services:

  • Personal counseling
  • Comprehensive medication review
  • Recognizing potential side effects
  • Proper use and storage

Health Risk Assessments Offered

  • Blood Pressure
  • Cholesterol
  • Blood glucose
  • Hemoglobin A1C
  • Bone Density
  • Carbon Monoxide
  • Facial Skin Analysis
  • Anemia Screening
  • Hypothyroid Screening
  • Spirometry Screening

Wellness Promotion


Tobacco Cessation
Nutritional Counseling
Lifestyle Modifications


Louis Zangara, R.Ph.


Triangle Shops Complex
1860 Centre Avenue

Dorothy Smith

Pharmacy Technician

Triangle Shops Complex
1860 Centre Avenue

Monday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Tuesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Wednesday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Thursday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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