Community Pharmacy Residents Receive APhA Grants

February 6, 2006

Four community pharmacy residents received $1,000 grants from the American Pharmacists Foundation for practitioner innovation in pharmaceutical care. In addition, Ron DeVizia, a preceptor in the residency program, received a grant from the American Pharmaceutical Association for his work with diabetes patients. The residents and … Continued

Division Receives New Name

January 25, 2006

The new name for the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics received the Provost’s approval.

Kashuba Awarded “Paper of the Year” by SIDP

December 14, 2005

A manuscript by associate professor Angela Kashuba has been selected by the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists as “Paper of the Year.” The manuscript is entitled “Combining fosamprenavir with lopinavir/ritonavir substantially reduces amprenavir and lopinavir exposure: ACTG protocol A5143 results”. … Continued

Study: Second-Generation Antidepressants Very Similar

December 14, 2005

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have found evidence that many second-generation antidepressants, despite differences in drug classification and cost, offer patients very similar benefits and only minimal differences in risks. Second-generation antidepressants include selective serotonin … Continued

UNC’s Lambda Chapter of Kappa Epsilon Receives Two National Awards

December 14, 2005

Kappa Epsilon, a professional pharmacy fraternity, presented the School of Pharmacy’s Lambda Chapter with the 2004-2005 New Member Recruitment Award at the national convention in August. Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD, clinical assistant professor, received the fraternity’s 2004-2005 Outstanding Adviser Award. … Continued

Graduate Students Recognized by the AFPE and IOA

December 14, 2005

Mark Patterson, a graduate student in the Division of Pharmaceutical Policy and Evaluative Sciences, has been selected to receive the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education’s Pre-doctoral Fellowship, beginning in September 2005. The AFPE Fellowship is awarded to outstanding pre-doctoral students … Continued

School of Pharmacy Announces Amgen Fellowship

December 14, 2005

Please note that the application deadline has been extended to Monday, July 25, 2005. Amgen, a global biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and markets important human therapeutics based on advances in cellular and molecular biology, has provided a gift … Continued

Ferreri Participates in 2005 Nonprescription Medicines Academy Conference

December 14, 2005

Stefanie Ferreri, clinical assistant professor, recently participated in the Nonprescription Medicines Academy as one of 42 faculty attendees representing colleges and schools of pharmacy from North America. The Nonprescription Medicines Academy is planned exclusively for college of pharmacy faculty who … Continued

SOP Announces New Director of Student Services

December 14, 2005

Wendy Cox, PharmD, has been named as director of student services for the School of Pharmacy. Cox’s appointment will become effective on September 12th. Cox, who received her PharmD in 1998 from UNC, completed a pharmacy practice residency at the … Continued

School of Pharmacy Announces Amgen Fellow

December 14, 2005

Amanda Mathis, a fourth-year PhD student in the Division of Drug Delivery and Disposition, has been selected as the School of Pharmacy ‘s first Amgen Fellow. Mathis’s research project focuses on intracellular distribution of new drugs being developed to treat … Continued

School of Pharmacy Graduate Student Awarded Prestigious Fellowship

December 14, 2005

Ding Xu, a graduate student in the Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, has received a predoctoral fellowship from the American Heart Association (MidAtlantic Affiliate). The award is worth $20,000 a year for two years. Ding’s research project, “Understanding … Continued