The CDIR serves as the focal point for drug information, research, education, and service within the University of Puerto Rico - School of Pharmacy. The CDIR is the first academic-based research center in Puerto Rico solely dedicated to provide answers to drug related information inquires, health service research support consultations, and the development, implementation and evaluation of pharmacy educational programs. The mission of the CDIR is to improve drug therapy in Puerto Rico through drug information services, and educational, clinical and novel research initiatives.
Examples include counter indications and warnings, dosage, drugs in research, therapeutic indications, pharmacokinetics, drug evaluation, adverse reactions, drug interactions, intravenous additives, medicinal and poisonous plants
Provides health service research support consultations and development, implementation and evaluation of pharmacy educational programs.