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

Denise Rhoney and Wendy Cox

Rhoney, Cox Named to New Associate Dean Roles

August 29, 2017

Denise Rhoney, Pharm.D., has been named associate dean for curricular innovation at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, and Wendy Cox, Pharm.D., is now the associate dean for professional education. Rhoney is the Ron and Nancy McFarlane Distinguished Professor and … Continued

Aubé Receives Edward Leete Award for Teaching and Research

August 16, 2017

Jeffrey Aubé, Ph.D., is the recipient of the 2017 Edward Leete Award from the American Chemical Society’s division of organic chemistry. The award recognizes outstanding contributions to teaching and research in organic chemistry. Aubé is a Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor … Continued

Williams, Campbell Appointed to BPS Specialty Council

August 16, 2017

Associate Professor Dennis Williams, Pharm.D., and Assistant Professor of Clinical Education Kristen Campbell, Pharm.D., were appointed to the Board of Pharmacy Specialists Specialty Council. The council appointed only 27 pharmacists out of the more than 100 who applied. Williams is … Continued

Bush Wins Best Poster at Biennial Monash Pharmacy Education Symposium

August 15, 2017

Antonio Bush, Ph.D., assistant professor of educational innovation and research in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education, won best poster for education research at the Ninth Annual Biennial Monash Pharmacy Education Symposium. The Monash University Faculty of Pharmacy … Continued

Aaron Anselmo Joins DPMP to Explore Microbiome

July 31, 2017

Aaron Anselmo, Ph.D., has joined the Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics as an assistant professor. Anselmo comes from the David H. Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology where he was a postdoctoral fellow … Continued

Faculty and Students Lead the Way at AACP 2017

July 28, 2017

At the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy held in Nashville, Tennessee, July 15 to 19, faculty and students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy led more than a dozen symposia and workshops and … Continued

Jackson Joins Faculty to Expand Diversity Outreach

July 28, 2017

Anita Jackson, M.D., M.P.H., has joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as a research professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics. She will focus on expanding academic research and innovation opportunities to underrepresented minority faculty, postdoctoral fellows … Continued

Savage Promoted to Clinical Assistant Professor

July 17, 2017

Amanda Savage, Pharm.D., formerly a clinical instructor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education, has been promoted to clinical assistant professor. Savage works in the Asheville, North Carolina, satellite campus. Her scholarship efforts will focus on best practices … Continued