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

Brouwer Receives Honor from University of Kentucky

April 23, 2007

Kim Brouwer, PharmD, received the inaugural UK Pharmaceutical Sciences Outstanding Graduate Program Alumni Award from the University of Kentucky, her alma mater. Brouwer earned her doctor of pharmacy and her doctorate from UK, where she also did her postdoctoral training. … Continued

Raed Khashan Wins CCG Excellence Award

April 13, 2007

Raed Khashan, a doctoral student at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has won a Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award from the American Chemical Society’s Division of Computers in Chemistry. Khashan, who is in the School’s Division of Medicinal Chemistry and … Continued

Andrew Lee Promoted to Associate Professor

March 29, 2007

The UNC School of Pharmacy has promoted Andrew Lee, PhD, to associate professor with tenure. Lee joined the School’s Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products as an assistant professor in March 2001. He also holds a joint appointment in … Continued

School Names Top Preceptors, AHEC Instructor for 2007

March 26, 2007

Wilmington pharmacist John Davie Waggett and Gastonia pharmacist Wyn Wheeler Sterling have been named the 2007 Preceptors of the Year by the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The School also named Mollie Ashe … Continued

Hadzija to Receive Graduate School Dean’s Award

March 21, 2007

Boka Hadzija, PhD, a professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, is the recipient of the 2007 Graduate School Dean’s Award for Significant Contributions to Graduate Education. Hadzija will receive the honor April 12 at the Graduate School’s ninth annual … Continued

Hadzija Honored with Distinguished Teaching Award

March 21, 2007

Boka Hadzija, PhD, has been named as a recipient of a 2007 University Professor of Distinguished Teaching Award, one of the University’s highest recognitions for teaching excellence. Hadzija, along with twenty-one winners of teaching awards in nine categories, wasrecognized during … Continued

Rodgers is New APhA Rep to National Diabetes Program

March 7, 2007

Phil Rodgers, PharmD, has been appointed as the APhA representative to the National Diabetes Educational Program. He will serve on both the Steering Committee and the Pharmacy Podiatry, Optometry, and Dental Professionals (PPOD) work group. The National Diabetes Education Program … Continued

School Rises to Eighth Nationally in NIH Funding

February 7, 2007

The UNC School of Pharmacy now ranks eighth among the nation’s pharmacy schools in grants and contracts awarded by the National Institutes of Health, according to numbers compiled by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. School researchers were awarded … Continued