Caiola Named Chair of New Division

September 26, 2007

Steve Caiola, MS, has been named chair of the new Division of Pharmacy Practice and Experiential Education at the UNC School of Pharmacy. Caiola, an associate professor, has served as interim chair of PPEE since it was established on July … Continued

J. Liu Creates New Form of Synthetic Heparin

September 21, 2007

Researchers at the UNC School of Pharmacy have patented a synthetic version of the drug heparin, called Recomparin, that is less complex chemically and should be easier to produce than previous forms. Led by Jian Liu, PhD, scientists in the … Continued

Chemical Biology Expert David Lawrence Joins School Faculty

September 7, 2007

David Lawrence, PhD, a leading expert in the field of chemical biology, has joined the faculty of the UNC School of Pharmacy. Before joining the School’s Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, Lawrence spent eleven years as a professor … Continued

UNC’s Ferreri Elected APhA-APPM Section Chair

August 24, 2007

Stefanie Ferreri, PharmD, CDE, a clinical assistant professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has been elected the chair of the Clinical/Pharmacotherapeutic Practice Section of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management. Ferreri’s tenure as section chair … Continued

UNC Students, Professor, SNPhA Chapter Honored at Convention

August 14, 2007

Members of the UNC School of Pharmacy received numerous honors at the annual meetings of the National Pharmaceutical Association and the Student National Pharmaceutical Association in Las Vegas, Nevada, on July 20-24. National Scholarships for Academic Excellence Five of the … Continued

Jarstfer Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

August 6, 2007

The UNC School of Pharmacy has promoted Michael Jarstfer, PhD, to associate professor with tenure. He joined the School in 2001 as an assistant professor in the Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products. Before coming to UNC-Chapel Hill, Jarstfer … Continued

PharmD Student Lisa Adams Receives RESPy Award

August 3, 2007

Lisa Adams, a fourth-year professional student at the UNC School of Pharmacy, received a Respect, Excellence, and Service in Pharmacy award from Pharmacy Times magazine. Adams, who will be featured in an upcoming issue of Pharmacy Times, has been an … Continued

Kappa Epsilon Honors UNC Faculty, Chapter

August 1, 2007

Kappa Epsilon honored two UNC School of Pharmacy faculty members and the UNC Lambda chapter at the fraternity’s 46th annual national convention on July 25-29 in Charlotte. Jennifer Stegall-Zanation, PharmD, a clinical assistant professor in the Office of Professional Education, … Continued

School’s New Division Focuses on Practice, Education

July 26, 2007

The UNC School of Pharmacy has created a fifth academic division to focus on the needs of pharmacy practitioners at the point of care. The Division of Pharmacy Practice and Experiential Education will house the School’s Professional Experience Program, the … Continued

Craig Lee Receives Grant from American Heart Association

July 17, 2007

Craig Lee, PhD, an assistant professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received a $132,000 beginning grant-in-aid from the American Heart Association. Lee will use the two-year grant, titled “P450 Epoxygenase Pathway and Atherosclerotic Cardiovascular Disease”, to study the … Continued