Alan Kinlaw Joins DPOP as Assistant Professor

November 8, 2018

Alan Kinlaw, Ph.D., M.S.P.H., has been hired as a tenure-track assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, in the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy. Kinlaw joins the School after a post-doctoral fellowship at UNC’s Cecil G. Sheps … Continued

Kabanov Named President of Russian-American Scientists Association

November 7, 2018

Alexander Kabanov, Ph.D., Dr.Sci., assumed office as president of the Russian-American Scientists Association (RASA-America) on Nov. 5. Kabanov is the Mescal S. Ferguson Distinguished Professor and director of the Center for Nanotechnology in Drug Delivery at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and … Continued

UNC Researchers Develop Platform for Universal Flu Vaccine

November 5, 2018

Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill are developing a universal flu vaccine which could be effective against multiple influenza strains and in multiple flu seasons. In the United States, up to 35.6 million people become infected … Continued

Shawn Hingtgen, Ph.D.

Hingtgen Awarded UNC Hettleman Prize for Young Faculty

October 12, 2018

Shawn Hingtgen, Ph.D., was awarded the Philip and Ruth Hettleman Prize for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement by Young Faculty by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Hingtgen is an associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy … Continued

Stefanie Ferreri

Ferreri Awarded $3M CDC Grant for Study on Opioid Use

October 10, 2018

The Centers for Disease Control awarded a $3 million grant to Stefanie Ferreri, Pharm.D., for a study on screening older adults who use prescription opioids and are at risk for falls. Ferreri is the executive vice chair of the Division … Continued

Gonzalez Receives $2M NIH Grant for Project on Childhood Obesity

October 9, 2018

Daniel Gonzalez, Pharm.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics, received a $2 million NIH Research Project Grant for research focused on drug dosing in children with obesity. Gonzalez’s … Continued

Crona Awarded ACCP Research Institute Futures Grant

September 24, 2018

Daniel Crona, Pharm.D., Ph.D., an assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics, was awarded the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Research Institute Futures Grant Junior Investigator Award. Crona received the … Continued

UNC to Apply Machine Learning, AI to Improve Battlefield Medicine

September 10, 2018

The University of North Carolina will use machine learning and artificial intelligence to help ensure that military health care providers are better prepared to handle the evolving conditions and traumatic injuries seen on the battlefield. The Department of Defense has … Continued

Carolyn Thorpe Joins DPOP as Associate Professor

August 30, 2018

Carolyn Thorpe, Ph.D., M.P.H., has been hired as an associate professor with tenure at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. She joins the Department of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy while having continued affiliation with the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Health System. … Continued

In Memoriam: Alan Forrest, Pharm.D.

August 27, 2018

Alan Forrest, Pharm.D., 66, a clinical professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and expert in pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamics modeling, died Saturday, Aug. 25, at UNC Hospitals. “Alan contributed to the field of pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic modeling for well … Continued

Amanda Corbett Appointed Assistant Dean of Professional Curriculum

August 27, 2018

Amanda Corbett, Pharm.D., has been appointed assistant dean for the professional curriculum of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Corbett is a clinical associate professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics and serves as the associate director of … Continued

Casey Tak Joins DPOP as Assistant Professor

August 24, 2018

Casey Tak, M.P.H., Ph.D., has been hired as an assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. He will join the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy and work from the School’s Asheville satellite campus. Tak earned his Ph.D. … Continued