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

School Wins AACP 2017 Assessment Award for PY1 Capstone

June 20, 2017

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy is the recipient of a 2017 Award for Excellence in Assessment from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. The School’s entry, “Developing an Innovative, Comprehensive First-1 Year Capstone to Assess and Improve Student … Continued

McLaughlin Named a 2017 AACP Emerging Teaching Scholar

June 20, 2017

Assistant Professor Jacqueline “Jacqui” McLaughlin, Ph.D., is the recipient of a 2017 Emerging Teaching Scholar Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. According to AACP, the Emerging Teaching Scholars Award recognizes the excellence of academic pharmacy faculty engaged … Continued

Zhen Gu, Ph.D.

Zhen Gu Named Runner-Up for State Department ASPIRE Prize

June 13, 2017

Zhen Gu, Ph.D., an adjunct professor in the School Division of Pharmacoengineering and Molecular Pharmceutics, is a runner-up in the 2017 APEC Science Prize for Innovation, Research and Education competition sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, Wiley, and Elsevier. … Continued

Blouin Receives Honorary Degree from Monash University

June 12, 2017

Monash University in Melbourne, Australia, conferred an honorary doctorate upon Robert A. “Bob” Blouin, dean of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, on May 25. Blouin is also the Vaughn and Nancy Bryson Distinguished Professor at the School and serves … 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

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