E(I) Lab Names Winners in Second Annual Innovation Competition

June 26, 2017

The E(I) Lab Program, a competition launched by the UNC Eshelman Institute for Innovation that encourages entrepreneurship and innovation among multidisciplinary teams of UNC graduate and professional student, wrapped up its second cohort on April 29. The winning team received … Continued

Katelyn Arnold Wins Second USP Fellowship

June 20, 2017

Katelyn Arnold, a Ph.D. candidate in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been awarded a $25,000 predoctoral U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention Global Fellowship for the second year in a row. The … Continued

Dean Bob Blouin at 2017 Awards Ceremony

School Presents 2017 Honors at Awards Ceremony

May 19, 2017

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy held its annual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 27, at the Rizzo Center The Pharmacy Network Foundation, Inc. received the School’s Distinguished Service Award. Foundation board members Andy Barrett, Jimmy Jackson, Julian Upchurch, Mickey … Continued

Yuhang Jiang Wins UNC Grad School Impact Award

May 11, 2017

Yuhang Jiang, Ph.D., a December 2016 graduate of the pharmaceutical sciences doctoral program at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received a 2017 Horizon Award from the UNC Graduate School for his research into a treatment to repair the … Continued

Students Place Second in ASHP Clinical Skills Competition

May 1, 2017

A team from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s American Society of Health-System Pharmacists student chapter placed second out of 132 chapters in the ASHP Clinical Skills Competition, an interactive, team-based analysis of clinical scenarios for hospital and health-system pharmacists, … Continued

Students Succeed at 2017 SNPhA Regions I and II Conference

April 25, 2017

Students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy chapter of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association had a good showing at the 2017 SNPhA Regions I and II Conference held at Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, March 17-19. PY2 Roderick Gladney … Continued

Rachel Bleich

Rachel Bleich Wins UNC Grad School Impact Award

April 21, 2017

Rachel Bleich, a graduate student in the pharmaceutical sciences at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received a 2017 Horizon Award from the UNC Graduate School for her research into antibiotic-resistant bacteria. The Graduate School’s annual Graduate Education Advancement … Continued

Students Place Second in NCPA Business Plan Competition

December 14, 2016

A team from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy received second place in the 2016 Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition. Held during the National Community Pharmacists Association 2016 Annual Convention in New Orleans in October, the … Continued

E(I) lab students make a final presentation.

E(I) Lab Hosts Inaugural Final Presentations

October 28, 2016

The Carolina E(I) Lab, part of the Eshelman Institute for Innovation, concluded its pilot year by hosting final presentations from the inaugural cohort of student teams on Oct. 1, with the top four teams awarded monetary prizes. The presentations were … Continued

2016 SNPhA National Conference from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Students Win Big at 2016 SNPhA National Conference

October 18, 2016

Five students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy won scholarships for their academic achievements and service to the community at the 2016 Student National Pharmaceutical Association National Conference, which was held July 29-31 in Atlanta. Additionally, second-year Pharm.D. student … Continued

Lei Miao

Lei Miao Is First Recipient of Feng Liu Award

June 1, 2016

Lei Miao, a graduate student in the Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics, is the first recipient of the Feng Liu Graduate Student Award. Maio’s thesis topic is the “Role of Tumor Desmoplasia in Nanoparticle Delivery of Drugs and Genes.” She has … Continued

Colin O'Banion

CBMC Grad Student O’Banion Wins ASBMB Poster Award

May 9, 2016

Colin O’Banion, a Ph.D. student in the lab of David Lawrence, Ph.D., at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, was awarded the best poster award in the area of cell signaling, kinase and chemotherapy by the American Society for Biochemistry … Continued

Rachel LaBianca (second from left) was awarded the 2016 Samuel B. Burrus Family Award for community service.

LaBianca Wins 2016 Student Burrus Award

May 5, 2016

Rachel LaBianca was awarded the 2016 Samuel B. Burrus Family Award for community service at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy 2016 Award Ceremony on April 24. The Burrus award is presented annually to a graduating student of the school … Continued

PY1 Frank Tillman is the professional student recipient of a 2016 University Diversity Award.

Frank Tillman Selected for University Diversity Award

May 2, 2016

Frank Tillman III, a first-year Doctor of Pharmacy student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, was selected as the professional student recipient of a 2016 University Diversity Award. The University Diversity Award recognizes people and groups who have made an … Continued

Pharm.D. Candidate Evan Colmenares

Colmenares Selected for APhA and ASHP Student Leadership Awards

April 13, 2016

Evan Colmenares, a third-year Doctor of Pharmacy student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, was selected for the Student Leadership Awards of both the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. “My commitment … Continued

Jenny Levine with representatives of Phi Lambda Sigma

PY4 Levine Receives APhA Foundation Charles C. Thomas Scholarship

March 28, 2016

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has selected fourth-year Doctor of Pharmacy student Jennifer Levine as the 2016 recipient of the Charles C. Thomas scholarship. The APhA Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., received a record 92 applications from … Continued

Nithya Srinivas receives ASCPT Presidential Trainee Award

January 7, 2016

Nithya Srinivas, a Ph.D. student in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been awarded a 2016 Presidential Trainee Award through the American Society of Clinical Pharmacology Therapeutics. The award recognizes her … Continued

Katelyn Arnold Receives USP Global Fellowship

December 4, 2015

Katelyn Arnold, a Ph.D. student in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been awarded a $30,000 predoctoral U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention Global Fellowship. The U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention Global Fellowship program awards … Continued

Four MOPH Graduate Students Receive NIH and NSF Fellowships

September 10, 2015

Four graduate students in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s Division of Molecular Pharmaceutics have been awarded fellowships by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation. Karen Bulaklak received an NIH F31 Fellowship from the National Institute … Continued

UNC Chapter Wins Kappa Psi Award for Highest GPA

September 8, 2015

For the second straight year, the Beta Xi Chapter of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy won the Kappa Psi Frank H. Eby Scholarship Tray Award for having all 48 members earn at least a … Continued

PY4 Cheryl Wisseh Appointed Chair of SNPhA Diabetes Initiative

August 25, 2015

Cheryl Wisseh, a fourth-year Doctor of Pharmacy student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, was appointed chair of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association National Diabetes Initiative during the NPhA/SNPhA national convention in Orlando, Florida, on July 24–27, 2015. In … Continued

Three Student-Faculty Teams Win 2015 Walmart Scholarships

April 21, 2015

Three student-faculty teams have been named 2015 Walmart Scholars by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, marking the ninth consecutive year that the School has had at least one recipient for the award and the fourth consecutive year with … Continued

CAPS at APhA 2015

CAPS Wins Three Awards at APhA Annual Meeting

April 10, 2015

Student representatives from the Carolina Association of Pharmacy Students at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy returned from the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition in San Diego, California, March 27–30 with three awards for pharmacy excellence. CAPS is … Continued

Asheville Summit

School Hosts Summit for Provider Status at Asheville Campus

March 31, 2015

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy tackled the hot-button issue of provider status in March with its Asheville Summit for Provider Status. The summit provided an opportunity for students to learn about provider status and hear about successful models of … Continued

Akinyemi Oni-Orisan and Kevin Watt,

Two DPET Grad Students Win ASCPT Presidential Trainee Award

March 6, 2015

Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, and Kevin Watt, MD, have been awarded a 2015 Presidential Trainee Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. Oni-Orisan and Watt are PhD candidates in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics at the … Continued

Rho Chi Honor Society Announces New UNC Inductees

February 12, 2015

Twenty-eight doctor of pharmacy students at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy have been accepted into the Rho Chi national academic honor society in pharmacy. Invitation to the honor society is extended to second-year pharmacy students with GPAs in the … Continued

Photos: Career Day 2014

October 31, 2014

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy held its 2014 Career Day on Friday, October 31, at the William and Ida Friday Center. The event gave potential employers the opportunity to meet current and graduating PharmD candidates.

Oni-Orisan Receives ACCP Best Resident and Fellow Poster Award

October 24, 2014

Akinyemi Oni-Orisan, PharmD, was awarded the Best Resident and Fellow Poster Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy during the 2014 ACCP Annual Meeting in Austin, Texas. Oni-Orisan is a PhD candidate in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental … Continued

Photos: Family Day 2014

October 11, 2014

The Student Senate, Graduate Student Organization, and the Office of Student Affairs opened the doors of the School to visitors by hosting Family Day 2014 on Saturday, October 11.

Kyle Konze

CBMC’s Konze Receives ACS Med Chem Predoctoral Fellowship

July 25, 2014

Kyle Konze, a graduate student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received the American Chemical Society Medicinal Chemistry Predoctoral Fellowship. The $26,000 award will be given to Konze during the 2014–2015 academic year. The ACS has given this … Continued