Vaccinations

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

Scientists in the CICBDD study biological "locks" in search of new keys to treating diseases, particularly cancer.

NCI Renews Partnership with UNC to Seek New Cancer Drugs

October 6, 2016

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will pursue treatments for specific cancer targets as a specialized member of the National Cancer Institute’s renewed Experimental Therapeutics, or NExT, program through a contract with Leidos Biomed and its Frederick National … 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

Jianwei Zhu, Ph.D., chair professor of the Shainghain Jiao Tong University, joins Dhiren Thakker, Ph.D., associate dean for entrepreneur development and engagement, in formalizing a collaboration between SJTU and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharamcy.

School Signs Agreement with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

September 14, 2016

After two years of conversations, representatives from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy visited Shanghai Jiao Tong University in Shanghai, China, in May to sign a memorandum of understanding formalizing collaboration between the two universities. Stephen Eckel, Pharm.D., M.H.A., the … 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