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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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Gauri Rao Joins DPET as Assistant Professor

October 11, 2016

Gauri Rao, Pharm.D., M.S., has joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as a tenure-track assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experiential Education. Rao’s principal research interests surround quantitative systems pharmacology, and she is working to understand the … Continued

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Amber Frick Joins DPET as Clinical Assistant Professor

September 28, 2016

Amber Frick, Pharm.D., Ph.D., has joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics. Frick’s main responsibilities at the School will be developing expertise in the implementation and assessment … Continued

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Kimberly Sanders Joins PACE as Clinical Assistant Professor

September 26, 2016

Kimberly Sanders, Pharm.D., has joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as a clinical assistant professor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education. She also has a joint appointment at the UNC School of Dentistry as an assistant … Continued

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Jennifer Elston Lafata Joins DPOP as Full Professor

September 14, 2016

Jennifer Elston Lafata, Ph.D., has joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as a full professor with tenure in the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy. She will serve as associate director of the UNC Institute for Healthcare Quality Improvement … Continued

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Blouin Selected as Recipient of ACCP Paul F. Parker Medal

August 19, 2016

Robert “Bob” Blouin, Pharm.D., dean of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the Vaughn and Nancy Bryson Distinguished Professor, has been selected as the 2016 recipient of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Paul F. Parker Medal for Distinguished … Continued

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Rob McGinty Joins CBMC as Assistant Professor

August 3, 2016

Rob McGinty, M.D., Ph.D., has joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as an assistant professor in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry. He also has a joint appointment in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics. McGinty’s principal … Continued

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Kashuba Named 2017 ACCP Frontiers Lecturer

July 29, 2016

Angela Kashuba, Pharm.D., has been selected as the 2017 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Therapeutic Frontiers Lecturer. Kashuba, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s John A. and Deborah S. McNeill Jr. Distinguished Professor, is the chair of the Division of … Continued

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Sam Lai Promoted to Associate Professor

July 27, 2016

Sam Lai, Ph.D., has been promoted to associate professor with tenure in the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics. Lai’s research focuses on mucosal immunology and mucosal barriers to infectious disease, antibody response to synthetic materials, targeted nanoparticle delivery using bispecific fusion … Continued

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Jerry Heneghan Gives Keynote at Serious Play Conference

July 27, 2016

Jerry Heneghan, M.B.A., delivered the keynote address at this year’s Serious Play Conference, hosted by the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School from July 25-28. Global thought leaders in the field of serious games and simulations descended on the University of North … Continued

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Spending on Expensive Specialty Drugs Triples since 2003

July 6, 2016

Specialty drugs are a relatively small part of total prescriptions filled at the pharmacy, but they are a dramatically increasing part of total prescription spending. A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill reveals that just … Continued