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

Alex Tropsha, Ph.D.

Tropsha Joins Scientific Data Editorial Board

May 17, 2017

Alex Tropsha, Ph.D., has been named to the editorial board of the Nature journal Scientific Data. Scientific Data is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal for descriptions of scientifically valuable datasets and research that advance the sharing and reuse of scientific data. … Continued

Brian Murray and Mickey Teague, 2017 preceptors of the year

Mickey League, Brian Murray Named 2017 Preceptors of the Year

May 10, 2017

Mickey League, M.S., of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, and Brian Murray, Pharm.D., are the recipients of the 2017 UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s Claude Paoloni Preceptor of the Year Awards. The awards are given annually to the School’s top health-care-system … Continued

Leaf Huang

Huang Receives 2018 Drug Targeting Lifetime Achievement Award

April 25, 2017

Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor Leaf Huang, Ph.D., is the recipient of the Journal of Drug Targeting Lifetime Achievement Award for 2018 for his many outstanding contributions to drug delivery and targeting. The Lifetime Achievement Award is an annual award given … Continued

Betsy Sleath in the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Many ADHD Kids Have Questions for Their Doctor but Don’t Ask

April 18, 2017

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder want to ask their physicians about their condition and medications but often don’t, according to researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. “We have found that there has been very little … Continued

Rob McGinty, Ph.D., M.D.

Pharmacy’s Robert McGinty Named 2017 Searle Scholar

March 31, 2017

Robert McGinty, M.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been selected as a 2017 Searle Scholar. He is the first Searle Scholar named at the … Continued

Stefanie Ferreri

Ferreri Promoted to Clinical Professor

March 10, 2017

Stefanie Ferreri, Pharm.D., executive vice chair of the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education, has been promoted to the rank of clinical professor. Ferreri joined the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy as a clinical assistant professor in 2001 and … Continued

Kristy Ainslie Receives Tenure in DPMP

February 22, 2017

Kristy Ainslie, Ph.D., an associate professor in the Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmaceutics at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been granted tenure. Ainslie joined the School in 2014. Prior to that, she spent almost five years as … Continued

Bush Awarded 2017 AACP New Investigator Award

February 1, 2017

Antonio Bush, Ph.D., is the recipient of a 2017 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy New Investigator Award, a grant of up to $10,000 that provides start-up funding to early-career pharmacy faculty for independent research programs. Recipients also receive a … Continued

Dusetzina Named to National Academies Report Committee

January 9, 2017

Stacie Dusetzina, Ph.D., has been confirmed as a committee member for the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine report titled “Ensuring Patient Access to Affordable Drug Therapies.” The committee is charged by the National Academy of Medicine (formerly the … Continued

Kohn Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

January 6, 2017

Harold “Hal” Kohn, Ph.D., professor emeritus of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has been named a fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. The NAI Fellows Selection Committee chooses candidates who have demonstrated “a highly prolific spirit of innovation … Continued