The course on the organization of pharmaceutical work was established in 1939, and at that time it was called "The organization of pharmaceutical work and the history of pharmacy". Until 1957, this course was included in various departments, including: in the department of drug technology until 1951, in the department of forensic chemistry in 1951-1955, and in the course of medicine merchandising in 1956-1957. Until 1958, L.M. Krutik, M.L. Frimerman, A.D. Itskovich, who did not have a scientific title, and in 1942-1944, Professor G.YA.Koganlar, were in charge of the course on the organization of pharmaceutical work. Based on the decision of the Plenum of the All-Union Scientific Society of Pharmacists held in Moscow on February 3-7, 1958, it was announced that the Institute's Pharmaceutical Work Organization Course would be transformed into the Department of Pharmaceutical Work Organization and Economy, and the Rector of the Tashkent Pharmaceutical Institute on February 9, 1958 - E.R. Tashmukhamedov was appointed as the director by order No. 594 of September. Thus, since September 1958, the Department of Pharmaceutical Work Organization and Economy has been operating as a separate independent department.
In 1958, E.R. Toshmukhamedov was appointed as the first head of the Department of Pharmaceutical Work Organization. Professor Tashmukhamedov Erkin Rakhimovich - Uzbek, born on February 15, 1930 in the city of Tashkent, entered the Tashkent Pharmaceutical Institute after successfully completing high school with a gold medal in 1948. E.R. Toshmukhamedov graduated from the Tashkent Pharmaceutical Institute in 1952 with honors.
In November 1953, he entered the post-graduate course of pharmaceutical work organization, which operates within the Department of Drug Technology of the Tashkent Pharmaceutical Institute. The director of the institute, associate professor Nishon Rahimovich Rahimov, has issued an order to complete postgraduate studies at the Moscow Pharmaceutical Institute. Based on this, according to the decision of the Ministry of Health of the former Union on November 16, 1953, postgraduate studies were conducted at the Moscow Pharmaceutical Institute. In 1956, he graduated from post-graduate studies and started his career as an assistant in the course of pharmaceutical organization and economy of the institute. He started working as a senior teacher in September 1957. In 1958, the Department of Organization and Economy of Pharmaceutical Work was established, and E.R. Toshmukhamedov was appointed as its head.
On December 12, 1960, E.R. Toshmukhamedov successfully defended his candidate's thesis on the topic "Methods of improving the supply of drugs to the population of Uzbekistan" at the scientific council of the Moscow Pharmaceutical Institute. In June 1962, he took part in the directorship of the Department of Organization and Economy of Pharmaceutical Work and was appointed to the position of director. In 1963, he was awarded the title of associate professor.
The Department of Pharmacy was opened in Samarkand in 2019, and Shavazi N. M. headed the department. The first Department of Pharmaceutical Work was established in 2022.