Kabanov Elected to National Academy of Inventors

December 12, 2017

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov, Ph.D., Dr.Sc., Mescal Swaim Feruguson Distinguished Professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, the organization announced Tuesday. Kabanov is the director of the School’s Center … Continued

Albert Bowers

Bowers Receives $1.9 M NIGMS Outstanding Investigator Award

December 7, 2017

Albert Bowers, Ph.D., has received a R35 Outstanding Investigator Award worth more than $1.9 million over five years from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to study the chemoenzymatic synthesis, mode of action and evolution of natural product-based macrocycles. … Continued

Fang Promoted to Associate Professor, Granted Tenure

December 4, 2017

Gang Fang, Pharm.D., Ph.D., has been promoted to the rank of associate professor with tenure in the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Fang’s research centers on evaluating treatment utilization and outcomes in … Continued

Carpenter, Corbett Win Chancellor’s Entrepreneurial Workshop

December 1, 2017

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy faculty members Amanda Corbett, Pharm.D., and Delesha Carpenter, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., were among the winners of this year’s Chancellor’s Faculty Entrepreneurship Workshop. The two-and-a-half day workshop, called “The Entrepreneurial Mindset – Maximizing Faculty Impact,” split participating … Continued

Cao Receives R35 Outstanding Investigator Grant

November 16, 2017

Yanguang “Carter” Cao, Ph.D., has received an R35 Outstanding Investigator Grant worth $1.85 million over five years from the National Institute of General Medical Sciences to create a platform to optimize antibody-based therapy. “Therapeutic antibodies have achieved great success in … Continued

Kabanov Meets with President of Armenia

November 9, 2017

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov, Ph.D., met with the president of Armenia on Nov. 8 as part of a group of participants in the second All-Armenian Scientific Conference held in the capital city of Yerevan on November 5-8. The delegation consisted of … Continued

Pharm.D. RASP Students Win National Research Grants

November 9, 2017

Amy Lin and Kevin Straughn, both third-year Pharm.D. candidates, have won nationally competitive research grants. Both students are members of the Research and Scholarship in Pharmacy program, a pathway in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy built around a mentored, … Continued

Young Innovators Program Receives Burroughs Wellcome Fund Award

October 31, 2017

The Young Innovators Program, the Eshelman Institute of Innovation’s immersive research experiential program for high school students, has been awarded the Burroughs Wellcome Fund’s Student Science Enrichment Program Award of $180,000 over three years. The SSEP’s primary goal is to … Continued

Steeb to Lead AACP Global Pharmacy Education SIG

October 17, 2017

Clinical Assistant Professor David Steeb, Pharm.D. , was recently elected chair of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Global Pharmacy Education Special Interest Group. Steeb is director of global engagement and clinical assistant professor in the Division of Practice … Continued

Thakker Takes Helm as Interim Dean

October 2, 2017

It’s Monday morning, Sept. 18, at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The dean’s parking spot is empty. So is the dean’s office. It’s Dhiren Thakker’s first day as the interim dean of the School, and he is still in … Continued

A Letter from Dean Bob Blouin

September 20, 2017

Dear students, faculty, staff, alumni and friends, On Monday, Sept. 18, I assume my new role as provost of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It has been my great honor and privilege to serve as the dean … Continued

Michael Patti Selected as Pharmacy Quality Alliance Scholar

September 19, 2017

Pharm.D. candidate Michael Patti was selected as a Pharmacy Quality Alliance–CVS Health Foundation Scholar. The program offers an opportunity to present the results of a quality-based project at its 2018 poster session and a scholarship to get there. Patti is … Continued

Scott Savage, Pharm.D., presents Steve Caiola, M.S., with the 2017 Fred Eckel Award.

Steve Caiola Receives Eckel Award

September 15, 2017

Steve Caiola, M.S., professor emeritus in and former chair of the School’s Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education, received the Fred M. Eckel Pharmacy Leadership Award for 2017. The award in honor of Fred M. Eckel, M.S., is jointly … Continued

Mollie Scott, Pharm.D.

Scott to Chair ASHP Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners

September 14, 2017

Mollie Ashe Scott, Pharm.D., clinical associate professor and regional associate dean of the School’s Asheville satellite campus, was elected to chair the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Section of Ambulatory Care Practitioners. She will serve as chair-elect for the upcoming … Continued

Anksorus Receives Kappa Epsilon Alumni Award

September 12, 2017

Heidi Anksorus, Pharm.D., was awarded Kappa Epsilon’s Unicorn Award for recognition of her service to the organization as an adviser. The award is given biennially and recognizes alumni participation and involvement within the fraternity. Anksorus has been at the UNC … Continued