Facilities

The school is housed in a 73,000 sq. foot, state-of-the-art Health Professions Building (HPB) located on the Winchester Medical Center campus. The building houses the schools of pharmacy, nursing, and respiratory care. It features two large multi-media classrooms (85 and 190 seat rooms) with a variety of smaller classrooms available for demonstrations, small group discussions, and problem-solving exercises. To assess skills such as communication and clinical problem solving ability, the building features a specially designed testing/simulation center.

The building contains several laboratories scattered throughout the building for both student learning and research. The labs are equipped with state-of-the-art instrumentation for selective procedures including HPLC, automatic DNA isolation, and real time PCR for pharmacogenetic analyses. Within the various laboratories students learn to compound medicines, dispense medicines, and prepare sterile products.

Wireless Internet is available throughout the building to facilitate use of the students’ laptop computers. It is further supplemented with over two hundred data ports scattered throughout the facility.

Finally, the building offers a library, spacious student lounge, cafeteria, and a fitness center. Informal study spaces are located throughout the building and a student organizations room provides a storage area for organization special projects.