Leon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Florida. According to a 2012 population estimate by the United States Census Bureau, the county's population was 283,769. The county seat of Leon County is Tallahassee which also serves as the state capital. The county seat is home to two of Florida's major public universities, Florida A&M University and Florida State University. Leon County residents have the highest average level of education among Florida's 67 counties.
The county forms the nucleus of the Tallahassee, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
The Tallahassee metropolitan area is the metropolitan area centered on Tallahassee, Florida.
The Tallahassee Metropolitan Statistical Area is a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) designated by the Office of Management and Budget and used by the Census Bureau and other agencies for statistical purposes. The Tallahassee Metropolitan Statistical Area consists of the Florida counties of Gadsden, Jefferson, Leon and Wakulla. Tallahassee, in Leon County, is designated as the principal city in the MSA. The Tallahassee Standard Metropolitan Statistical Area was first defined after the 1970 United States Census, and at that time included only Leon County. Wakulla County was added to the SMSA after the 1980 census. After the 1990 census, Wakulla County was removed from the MSA and Gadsden County was added. Jefferson County and Wakulla County (for the second time) were added to the MSA after the 2000 Census.
Tallahassee // is the capital of the U.S. state of Florida. It is the county seat and only incorporated municipality in Leon County, and is the 128th largest city in the United States. Tallahassee became the capital of Florida, then the Florida Territory, in 1824. In 2010, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 181,376, and the Tallahassee metropolitan area is 375,371 as of 2012.
Tallahassee is a college town with two public universities: Florida State University, a large research university, and Florida A&M University, the country's largest historically black university. It is also home to Tallahassee Community College, and branches of several other institutions.
Leon County Schools is a school district serving Leon County, Florida and based in Tallahassee.
As of the 2004 - 2005 school year, it has about 34,100 students, 2209 teachers and 2100 administrative and support personnel. The current superintendent of schools is Jackie Pons.
Lively Technical Center is a public technical training school for both adult and high school students, located in Tallahassee, Florida, United States. It occupies three sites, including the main campus at 500 Appleyard Drive, and the campuses at Tallahassee Regional Airport and Leon County Detention Center. The main campus on Appleyard is located adjacent to Tallahassee Community College, but the two are separate institutions. Lively Technical Center is operated by the Leon County Schools district.
Lively Technical Center was established by, and named for, Tallahassee businessman Lewis M. Lively in 1937. The principal of the main campus is Woody Hildebrandt.
Science of drugs including their origin, composition, pharmacokinetics,
pharmacodynamics, therapeutic use, and toxicology.
Pharmacology (from Greek φάρμακον, pharmakon, "poison" in classic Greek; "drug" in modern Greek; and -λογία, -logia "study of", "knowledge of") is the branch of medicine and biology concerned with the study of drug action, where a drug can be broadly defined as any man-made, natural, or endogenous (within the body) molecule which exerts a biochemical and/or physiological effect on the cell, tissue, organ, or organism. More specifically, it is the study of the interactions that occur between a living organism and chemicals that affect normal or abnormal biochemical function. If substances have medicinal properties, they are considered pharmaceuticals.