Susan Miller, AACP Master Preceptor

Susan Miller Recognized as AACP Master Preceptor

May 29, 2015

After almost twenty years of precepting pharmacy students, Susan Miller, PharmD, MBA, has been selected for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Master Preceptor Recognition Program. Miller is an associate professor of clinical education at the UNC Eshelman School … Continued

Dhiren Thakker and Kailas Thakker

Faculty Leader Funds First Global Pharmacy Scholarships

April 30, 2015

Dhiren Thakker, PhD, and Kailas Thakker, PhD, have pledged $100,000 to fund the first Global Pharmacy Scholarships at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dhiren Thakker is the Howard Q. Ferguson … Continued

Andrew Beaty

School Announces 2015 Award Winners

April 24, 2015

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy held its 2015 annual Awards Ceremony April 19 at the Rizzo Center. Casey Emerson, the School’s former director of education technology, is this year’s winner of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Distinguished Service … 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

stem cells

Pharmacoengineering at UNC Gets $1.8 Million Boost

April 20, 2015

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received $1.8 million through the Research Opportunities Initiative Awards from the University of North Carolina General Administration to support research into drug-delivery systems for … Continued

K. H. Lee

K. H. Lee Receives AACP’s Highest Research Honor

April 17, 2015

Kuo-Hsiung Lee, PhD, has been named the winner of the 2015 Earnest R. Volwiler Award, the highest research award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. He will be honored during the 2015 AACP annual meeting in National Harbor, … Continued

Dean Bob Blouin

Bob Blouin Inducted into UK Pharmacy Alumni Hall of Fame

April 1, 2015

Robert A. Blouin, PharmD, dean of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, was one of four inducted into the inaugural class of the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Hall of Distinguished Alumni March 19­–20. Blouin was among those UK … Continued

Bob Shrewsbury

Associate Professor Shrewsbury Publishes New Textbook on Compounding

February 19, 2015

Robert Shrewsbury, PhD, has recently published the third and newest edition of his textbook on compounding, Applied Pharmaceutics and Contemporary Compounding. Shrewsbury is an associate professor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education at the UNC Eshelman School … Continued

Macary Marciniak and Joe Moose

Marciniak, Moose Recognized with APhA Awards

February 10, 2015

Macary Marciniak, PharmD, and Joe Moose, PharmD, have both been recognized for different roles as a resource for pharmacy students by the American Pharmacists Association. Both award winners are instructors at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University … Continued

Alex Tropsha

Tropsha Appointed Editor of ACS Chemistry Journal

January 26, 2015

Alexander Tropsha, PhD, has been appointed associate editor of the American Chemical Society’s Journal of Chemical Information and Modeling. Tropsha is the K. H. Lee Distinguished Professor in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry and the associate dean … Continued

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov

Kabanov Elected to AIMBE College of Fellows

January 26, 2015

Alexander Kabanov, PhD, DrSci, has been elected to the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering’s College of Fellows, an honor reserved for the top two percent of medical and biological engineers. Kabanov was nominated, reviewed, and elected by peers and … Continued

Federico Innocenti

Associate Professor Federico Innocenti Granted Tenure

January 20, 2015

Federico Innocenti, MD, PHD, an associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, has been granted tenure. He is associate director of the School’s Center for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy … Continued

Dmitri Kireev

New Algorithm Increases Success Rate of Drug-Compound Screening

December 15, 2014

Scientists developing new drugs increasingly turn to massive online catalogs of prospective compounds to test. The trouble is that very few those chemical contenders even have the potential to be useful because of inaccuracies in the computerized screening process that … Continued