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February 22, 2018
The obesity crisis is one of the nation’s biggest health concerns. Pharmacists are on the front lines when it comes to helping patients shed and keep off extra pounds. By Jane E…
February 22, 2018
UCSF School of Pharmacy scientists engineer drug delivery device that treats glaucoma directly inside the eye. By Levi Gadye, Ph.D. Glaucoma, which affects over 60 million…
December 14, 2017
Pharmacy schools are taking steps to address cultural competency by preparing future pharmacists to be inclusive and ensure that everyone receives the care they need. By Jane E…
December 14, 2017
Telepharmacy programs are educating patients on medicine and educating students on people. By Athena Ponushis Jed Swackhammer shows up to work early. As a student pharmacist…
December 14, 2017
A new USPHS award builds upon a growing tradition of distinguishing pharmacy’s role in public health. The Public Health Excellence in Interprofessional Education Collaboration…
December 14, 2017
What could have been a career-ending car accident for a WNE University student pharmacist is now an opportunity to accomplish even more. By Maureen Thielemans Stay positive.…
December 14, 2017
As an ASAE Diversity Executive Leadership Program (DELP) scholar, Senior Director of Academic Affairs Dr. Cecilia M. Plaza hopes to apply the lessons learned in association…
September 29, 2017
AACP and its member schools are reaching out to young adults in innovative ways to promote pharmacy as a career choice. By Jane Rooney, Maureen Thielemans and Kyle R. Bagin…
September 29, 2017
From opioids to health disparities, the record-setting Pharmacy Education 2017 brought together an Academy ready to tackle the big issues.
September 29, 2017
A Wayne State University researcher is translating basic science knowledge into clinical application, with the hopes of developing better treatments for patients suffering from…
September 29, 2017
A new finding from the University of California, San Diego went unnoticed for almost a century. It could have broad implications for vaccine design and treatment of toxic shock…
June 22, 2017
When a patient was suffering from the effects of cancer, one pharmacist and UMES faculty member sought relief through medicinal cannabis. Now, she hopes to combat the social…
June 22, 2017
Support for science shines bright during a rainy day in D.C. By Athena Ponushis Marching for Science on Capitol Hill, Dr. Kirsten Block, saw witty protest signs and snarky…
June 22, 2017
The electric sights and sounds of Nashville provide the perfect backdrop for Pharmacy Education 2017. With the summer heat comes the hottest educational and networking event of…
June 22, 2017
Pharmacists are playing key roles in the increasing threat of antimicrobial resistance. The need to reduce the use of inappropriate antimicrobials across all healthcare…
June 22, 2017
Pharmacy interventions have a triple aim to improve care, reduce costs, and improve health through better care management. By Jane E. Rooney  A recent American Hospital…
April 21, 2017
A University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy program enters ten years of connecting students with experienced pharmacy leaders—and the benefits go both ways. By Maureen…
April 21, 2017
At this year’s Interim Meeting, current and future leaders in pharmacy education gathered together to learn from experts in leadership development. They shared innovative…
April 21, 2017
It’s the can’t-miss event of the year: Pharmacy Education 2017. Join your colleagues for professional development, networking and collaboration—all set to the electric sounds of…
April 21, 2017
Research study at the University of Maryland will incorporate a broad range of geographically diverse populations. By Malissa Carroll Dr. Sarah Tom, assistant professor in the…
April 21, 2017
Mercer researcher develops an easy-to-use solution to keep pharmaceuticals out of children’s hands and the water supply. By Kay Torrance More than 200 million prescriptions…
April 21, 2017
Pharmacy schools conducting cutting-edge research can offer significant contributions to the National Cancer Moonshot, which aims to meet ambitious research goals that will…
April 21, 2017
Academic pharmacy is engaged in biomedical and cancer research that will produce new tools to prevent and detect disease, better treatments and improved survival rates for cancer…
February 14, 2017
Embarking on a journey to shape the future of pharmacy practice globally, leaders look to education to begin the transformation. By Athena Ponushis and Jane Rooney More than…
February 14, 2017
Two antibiotics fight bacteria differently than thought. By Sam Hostettler Two widely prescribed antibiotics—chloramphenicol and linezolid—may fight bacteria in a different…
February 14, 2017
More universities partner with the IHS to train student pharmacists, and the benefits go both ways. Earlier this year, the Indian Health Service (IHS) announced new…
February 14, 2017
Together with the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, a local theater company wrote and staged a play based on patient experiences with healthcare and medication from a…