Historical Information

AIHP publishes occasional historical web essays and articles on topics related to the history of pharmacy.

  • Read about Edward Kremers and the origins of the study of the history of pharmacy at the University of Wisconsin School of Pharmacy.
  • Read about the life of Leo Butts, the UW School of Pharmacy’s first African-American graduate. Butts’ thesis (1920), “The Negro in Pharmacy” was one of the first scholarly works to research the history and current status of African-American pharmacists.