Translating discoveries into better education for our students, economic benefits for our state and beyond and better health for our citizens.

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty understand that the practice and science of pharmacy is constantly changing — because they are the ones changing it. The number of primary faculty grew 69 percent from 2005 to 2014 and includes approximately 75 on-campus and 30 off-campus clinical practitioners and researchers who work on the leading edge of pharmaceutical practice and research.

Our faculty have dedicated themselves to breakthrough research, cutting-edge health-care methods and innovative instruction. External research funding rose 245 percent from 2004 to 2013 to approximately $23 million, second among the nation’s pharmacy schools. Discoveries by our faculty have resulted in 165 patents — 131 of which were issued in the last ten years — and a total of 19 spin-off companies.

Using a variety of methods to engage students in the classroom, in the lab and in experiential settings, our faculty help prepare students for a future in research, industry, practice or education. Their expertise translates directly to the quality of the education received by our professional and graduate students for whom they serve as teachers, mentors and preceptors.

FACULTY NEWS

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Eckel, Ferreri Recognized at 2016 NCAP Convention

November 21, 2016

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty members Stephen Eckel, Pharm.D., M.H.A., and Stefanie Ferreri, Pharm.D., were recognized by the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists at its 2016 Convention. Eckel, the president of NCAP, was presented with the President’s Award, and … Continued

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E(I) Lab Hosts Inaugural Final Presentations

October 28, 2016

The Carolina E(I) Lab, part of the Eshelman Institute for Innovation, concluded its pilot year by hosting final presentations from the inaugural cohort of student teams on Oct. 1, with the top four teams awarded monetary prizes. The presentations were … Continued

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Antonio Bush Joins PACE as Assistant Professor

October 20, 2016

Antonio Bush, Ph.D., has joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as an assistant professor of educational innovation and research on the tenure track in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education. He is also an assistant director of … Continued

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Sachiko Ozawa Joins PACE as Associate Professor

October 17, 2016

Sachiko Ozawa, Ph.D., M.H.S., has joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as an associate professor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education. Ozawa’s principal research interests are in global health economics and outcomes, including estimating the value … Continued

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Unvaccinated Adults Cost the U.S. More than $7 Billion a Year

October 12, 2016

Vaccine-preventable diseases among adults cost the U.S. economy $8.95 billion in 2015, and unvaccinated individuals are responsible for 80 percent, or $7.1 billion, of the tab, according to the most comprehensive analysis to date from the UNC Eshelman School of … Continued

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