Doctoral Student Earns AFPE Fellowship

May 17, 2007

Laura Bonifacio, a second-year doctoral student at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received a $6,000 award from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education. Bonifacio, who is in Assistant Professor Mike Jarstfer’s lab in the Division of Medicinal Chemistry and … Continued

Four Receive APhA Incentive Grants to Improve Care

May 16, 2007

Four pharmacists from the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill have received incentive grants from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation. Three of the four recipients—John Clark, Daniel Forrister, and Debbie Pruss—are residents in … Continued

Two PharmD Students, Mentors Earn Travel Scholarships

May 14, 2007

Two students in the UNC School of Pharmacy and their faculty mentors have received travel scholarships to participate in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting and Seminars. Irene La (mentored by Kim Leadon, MEd) and Travis Heath … Continued

ECSU Partnership Honored by Distance-Learning Group

May 14, 2007

The partnership program between the UNC School of Pharmacy and Elizabeth City State University has received an honorable mention in the 2007 North Carolina Distance Learning Association Program Award. The NCDLA is a nonprofit organization that promotes development and application … Continued

Hansen, Roth Co-Investigators on Grant

May 14, 2007

Two professors from the UNC School of Pharmacy’s Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy are co-investigators on a one-year, $140,000 grant from the School of Medicine’s “Investments for the Future” Project. Richard Hansen, PhD, and Mary Roth, PharmD, MHS, will … Continued

Caiola Receives NCAP Award

May 7, 2007

Steve Caiola, MS, an associate professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received the 2007 Acute Care Practice Forum Pharmacist of the Year Award from the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists. Caiola is the NCAP’s director of postgraduate education … Continued

Farley Receives Pfizer Grant

May 4, 2007

Joel Farley, PhD, an assistant professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received a two-year, $130,000 grant from Pfizer Inc. for his research on the effect of Medicaid prescription restrictions on patients with mental illnesses. Farley, who is in … Continued

Undergraduate in Singleton Lab to Present Research

April 26, 2007

Bacterial resistance to antibiotics is an escalating healthcare concern. Hala Borno, an undergraduate student conducting research with Associate Professor Scott Singleton at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has produced promising results that could become the first step in a finding … Continued

Associate Professor Scott Singleton Receives Tenure

April 25, 2007

The UNC School of Pharmacy has extended Associate Professor Scott Singleton’s appointment with tenure. Singleton, PhD, joined the School’s Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products in 2003 as a nontenure associate professor. Before coming to UNC-Chapel Hill, he was … Continued