Pharmacy Students Host Medication Take Back Day

October 8, 2018

Students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy partnered with Generation Rx to host Medication Take Back Day on October 2. The event, co-hosted by the UNC School of Dentistry and the UNC Hospital Police, collected expired or unused prescription … Continued

Pharm.D. Students Advocate for Pharmacy Profession in Washington

September 25, 2018

Four students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy were among the 240 student pharmacists advocating for pharmacist provider status in Washington, D.C. UNC Pharm.D. students Karin Abernathy, Jennifer Sato, Jennifer Schweiger and Sarah Steinert attended the American Pharmacists Association … Continued

UNC AAPS Chapter Receives National Award

September 21, 2018

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists awarded the 2018 AAPS Student Chapter award to students at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The award, which comes with a $1,000 prize, recognizes student AAPS chapters that have provided exceptional service and … Continued

Four Student-Faculty Pairs Named 2018 AACP Walmart Scholars

June 12, 2018

Four student-faculty teams were named 2018 Walmart Scholars by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. This is the most winners the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has had in the award’s 14-year history. This year’s recipients of the award … Continued

Olivia Dong Honored with P.E.O. Scholar Award

May 16, 2018

Olivia Dong, a doctoral candidate in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, is the recipient of a $15,000 Scholar Award from the International Chapter of the P.E.O. Sisterhood for the 2018-19 academic … Continued

AMCP Chapter Wins Second Straight National P&T Competition

May 15, 2018

For the second consecutive year, students in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy won first place in the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy Foundation’s National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy and Therapeutics Competition. Members of the UNC chapter of AMCP took home … Continued

Pharmacy Administration Master’s Residents Receive ASHP Grants

May 14, 2018

Pharmacy residents from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy received two of three national grants awarded by the ASHP Foundation. Stephanie Jean, Pharm.D., and Charlotte Wells, Pharm.D., two UNC Medical Center pharmacy administration residents in the School’s master’s degree program, … Continued

PY4 Students Celebrate Post Clerkship Day

May 8, 2018

PY4 students returned to campus for Post Clerkship Day on May 4 to celebrate the completion of their rotations and prepare for commencement. PY4 President Stephanie Salch presented the School with the Class of 2018 gift, The GROW Fund, which … Continued

Interim Dean Dhiren Thakker, Ph.D., with 2018 Burrus award winner Ashley McKnight

Ashley Henson McKnight Wins Burrus Family Award for Service

May 4, 2018

Ashley McKnight is the 2018 recipient of the Samuel B. Burrus Family Award for Community Service, presented to a student who exhibits outstanding and unselfish civic, community or church volunteer service outside the scope of regular pharmacy practice. McKnight studied … Continued

Interim Dean Dhiren Thakker, Ph.D., presents Professor Emeritus Hal Kohn, Ph.D., with the School's 2018 Distinguished Service Award.

Top Students, Faculty Honored at 2018 Awards Ceremony

April 23, 2018

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy held its annual Awards Ceremony on Saturday, April 21, at the Rizzo Center. Professor emeritus Hal Kohn, Ph.D., received the School’s Distinguished Service Award, presented each year for distinguished service and support for the … Continued

Pharm.D. RASP Students Present Research Findings to Peers, Faculty and Alumni

April 16, 2018

Third-year Doctor of Pharmacy students in the inaugural cohort of the Research and Scholarship in Pharmacy pathway presented their research findings to peer students, faculty and guest alumni as part of the RASP 3 (PHCY 726) course. The poster presentation simulated what students would experience at a professional … Continued

Faculty and Students Lead the Way at APhA 2018

March 26, 2018

At the 2018 American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting, faculty and students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy led more than a dozen symposia and workshops and collected a number of significant awards. The meeting took place in Nashville, Tennessee, … Continued

Olivia Dong Receives Brewington Award

February 28, 2018

Olivia Dong, a doctoral student in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, is the recipient of the School’s Kathryne A. Brewington Graduate Student Research Award for 2017. The School presents the award … Continued

Pharm.D. RASP Students Win National Research Grants

November 9, 2017

Amy Lin and Kevin Straughn, both third-year Pharm.D. candidates, have won nationally competitive research grants. Both students are members of the Research and Scholarship in Pharmacy program, a pathway in the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy built around a mentored, … Continued

Michael Patti Selected as Pharmacy Quality Alliance Scholar

September 19, 2017

Pharm.D. candidate Michael Patti was selected as a Pharmacy Quality Alliance–CVS Health Foundation Scholar. The program offers an opportunity to present the results of a quality-based project at its 2018 poster session and a scholarship to get there. Patti is … Continued

Libbie Dellinger Wins Burrus Family Award for Service

August 17, 2017

Elizabeth “Libbie” Dellinger, who graduated from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in May, is the 2017 recipient of the Samuel B. Burrus Family Award for Community Service. The award is presented to a student currently enrolled in the School … Continued

Lewis Becomes National President of SNPhA

August 7, 2017

Darryl Lewis, third-year Pharm.D. candidate, became the Student National Pharmaceutical Association’s national president at its annual meeting in Las Vegas, July 28-30. Lewis has spent the last year as president-elect preparing to lead the organization, which focuses on increasing diversity … Continued

Faculty and Students Lead the Way at AACP 2017

July 28, 2017

At the 2017 Annual Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy held in Nashville, Tennessee, July 15 to 19, faculty and students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy led more than a dozen symposia and workshops and … Continued

PharmAlliance Inspires Student Researchers from Abroad

July 6, 2017

Faculty at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy hosted four students from University College London School of Pharmacy as part of the international PharmAlliance partnership. All final-year pharmacy students at UCL are required to complete three months of research. PharmAlliance … Continued

Students Find Success at APhA 2017

June 28, 2017

The American Pharmacy Association held its 2017 conference in San Francisco March 24 to 27, and the Carolina Association of Pharmacy Students won two national awards. Several students at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy were also honored with individual … Continued

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