Bogart Earns GSK Fellowship for Research into New Antibiotics

July 19, 2017

Jon Bogart, Ph.D. candidate in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, was awarded the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Foundation’s 2017 GlaxoSmithKline Fellowship of $12,000 over one year to support his research into the clinical value of thiopeptides, … 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

Benhabbour Spin Off Earns UNC KickStart Award

July 13, 2017

A company founded by Rahima Benhabbour, Ph.D., a faculty member at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received a KickStart award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to help create the first 3-D printed intravaginal ring … Continued

Lafata Named New DPOP Vice Chair as Blalock Retires

July 11, 2017

Jennifer Lafata, Ph.D., professor in the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy will take over as its vice chair upon the retirement of Susan Blalock, Ph.D., M.P.H, professor in DPOP and current vice … Continued

Rodgers Honored with ACCP Clinical Practice Award

July 10, 2017

Jo Ellen Rodgers, Pharm.D., has been named the recipient of the 2017 Clinical Practice Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Rodgers is a clinical associate professor and associate director of clinical fellowship programs in the Division of Pharmacotherapy … Continued

Wagoner Joins Eshelman Institute to Encourage Commercialization

July 10, 2017

Former health-care executive Kay Wagoner, Ph.D., has joined the Eshelman Institute for Innovation as associate director for innovation and entrepreneurship. Wagoner is also life science executive in residence in the UNC-Chapel Hill Office of Commercialization and Economic Development, an EIR … Continued

PharmAlliance Inspires Student Researchers from Abroad

July 6, 2017

Faculty at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy hosted four students from University College London School of Pharmacy as part of the international PharmAlliance partnership. All final-year pharmacy students at UCL are required to complete three months of research. PharmAlliance … Continued

Postdoc Elizabeth Wayne Reflects on TED Experience

June 28, 2017

Elizabeth Wayne, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow studying how immune cells can be used to fight cancer, gave a TED talk on the main stage at TED 2017 in Vancouver, Canada. Wayne was announced as a TED fellow in January 2017. … Continued