The Faculty of Pharmacy was established in 1981 at the Avicenna Tajik State Medical Institute (TSMI). The first Dean of the Faculty of Pharmacy was Docent Dzhahangirov A.D., then Professor Pashaev K.P., (1982-1984), Docents HaitovI.Kh. (1984-1986),Maksudova Z.G. (1987-1995),Khalifaev D.R. (1995-1997), Doctors of medicine Qurbonov S.S. (1997-2005),Isupov S.D. (2005-2008), Haknazarova M.A. (2008-2010). From 2010 to 2011 the faculty was headed by Candidate of Biological SciencesKholov A.K. and from 2011 to 2016 by Candidate of Biological SciencesKholov Y.K. From March 2016 he was replaced by Yuldasheva U.P - Candidate of Medical Sciences, Docent and Head of Pharmacology Department.
Currently in the training of pharmacists takes part 21 Departments of Avicenna TSMU, 3 of which are specialized, employing 2 academicians, 5 doctors of sciences and 11 candidates of sciences.
Students of the Faculty of Pharmacy are studying the natural sciences as a foreign and the Latin languages, mathematics, computer science, physics, biology, philosophy, economics and others, as well as biomedical disciplines like microbiology, pathophysiology, human anatomy, pharmacology, biochemistry and others.
The specialized section of academic disciplines includes the following subjects: the history of pharmacy, pharmacognosy, toxicological chemistry, pharmaceutical technology, pharmaceutical chemistry, biopharmacy, medical and pharmaceutical merchandising, management and economics of pharmacy. Employees of the department prepared electronic manuals and textbooks on a variety of subjects, allowing students to get acquainted with the teaching aids, lectures and taking tests.
Since 2016 teaching at the faculty is conducted in accordance with the new academic plan, the credit - module system of education. The quality of education personnel in many respects is defined by a set of skills that they possess. For this purpose, educational standards allow for different types of practice (educational, industrial), which takes place on the basis of medical, pharmacy and pharmaceutical organizations, in the relevant departments, industrial pharmaceutical companies, as well as in the pharmaceutical center "Pharmacy" established at the University. Over the 35 years of its existence the faculty prepared more than 2,100 pharmacists who work throughout the Republic of Tajikistan. The annual admission of students at the Faculty of Pharmacy is 50 people (on contract basis). At the pharmaceutical faculty currently study 355 students. Students successfully defend a thesis. Top graduates of the faculty work as teachers in the departments of our faculty, continue education and defend dissertation at the university or in other well-known institutions of higher education. The five-year training period complete by the state final examination, with qualification "Pharmacist" and the issuance of state diploma with the specialty of "Pharmacy".