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Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences : FDA and Legal

A guide to online and print resources in pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences.

FDA Podcasts

Drug Safety Podcasts from the FDA

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Legislative resources

Key Resources

  • International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (licensed resource for current students, faculty, and staff)
    Note: Provided courtesy of the NU Department of Pharmacy Practice
    A comprehensive index to worldwide pharmaceutical literature, with abstracts from over 750 health journals, major pharmacy meetings, and all U.S. state pharmacy journals. Covers biopharmaceutics and pharmacokinetics, new drug delivery systems, pharmacist liability, and legal, political, and ethical issues.
  • Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy
    Regulates and enforces laws regarding the practice of pharmacy in Massachusetts; licenses pharmacists and pharmacies; investigates complaints. Its site includes the unofficial text of the Massachusetts General Laws pertaining to pharmacy practice.
  • U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
    Product approvals, recalls and general safety alerts; FDA publications online in full-text; links to "hot topics," and how to Report a Problem with a Product Regulated by FDA. To learn about the FDA: FDA Almanac describes the FDA's mission, organization, budget, major laws enforced by the FDA, milestones in food and drug law history, congressional committees.

FDA Blog

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