Kabanov Receives TBJ Life Sciences Award

May 10, 2018

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov, Ph.D., Dr. Sci., is a recipient of a 2018 Life Sciences Award from the Triangle Business Journal. Kabanov was nominated in the category of Outstanding Individual Research from Universities or Research Institutes. The award was presented at … Continued

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

Kohn Receives School’s 2018 Distinguished Service Award

May 7, 2018

Professor Emeritus Harold “Hal” Kohn, Ph.D., is the 2018 recipient of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Distinguished Service Award. The award is presented annually for accomplishments and contributions that enhance both the School and the profession of pharmacy, and … Continued

Eshelman Institute Symposium Ignites Innovation

May 1, 2018

The Eshelman Institute for Innovation held its 2018 Igniting Innovation Symposium Thursday, April 19, at the Carolina Inn. The evening kicked off with a cocktail reception and poster session before attendees moved into the Hill Ballroom for a series of … Continued

Jo Ellen Rodgers Promoted to Full Professor

April 30, 2018

Jo Ellen Rodgers, Pharm.D., an expert in cardiovascular pharmacotherapy, has been promoted to the rank of clinical professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics. “Dr. Rodgers is an outstanding educator and … Continued

Brouwer Selected to Give 2018 ASCPT-FDA Abrams Lecture

April 9, 2018

Kim. L. R. Brouwer, Pharm.D., Ph.D., will be honored by the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics as the recipient of the 2018 ASCPT and US Food and Drug Administration William B. Abrams Lecture Award. Brouwer is the associate … Continued

Pinelli Reitter promoted to Clinical Associate Professor

March 27, 2018

Nicole Pinelli Reitter, Pharm.D., has been promoted to clinical associate professor in the Division of Practice Advancement and Clinical Education at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Pinelli Reitter is also the assistant dean of experiential programs: health systems. “Through … 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

McClurg Named Executive Vice Dean of Academic Affairs

March 21, 2018

Mary Roth McClurg, Pharm.D., M.H.S., has been named to the new position of executive vice dean for academic affairs at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Interim Dean Dhiren Thakker, Ph.D., appointed Roth McClurg to the post on March 1. She was … Continued

Group to Explore Transforming School’s Graduate Program

March 13, 2018

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has convened a working group to examine and consider a transformation of the School’s graduate program in the pharmaceutical sciences. The group consists of faculty members from the School’s five divisions, graduate students and … Continued

Persky Promoted to Clinical Professor

February 23, 2018

Adam M. Persky, Ph.D., has been promoted to clinical professor. He served previously as a clinical associate professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics. Persky has been at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy since 2004. From 2011 … Continued

Patients Satisfied with Pharmacists Conducting Wellness Visits

February 19, 2018

Patients undergoing a Medicare annual wellness visit say they would be satisfied and comfortable with having a clinical pharmacist practitioner working alone conduct the visit rather than having a physician do it, according to a new study from the University … Continued

Continuing Education for Pharmacists Falls Short on Naloxone

February 16, 2018

Pharmacists who are allowed to dispense naloxone, an opioid reversal agent, without a prescription are often uncomfortable talking to patients about the drug, and the profession’s continuing education programs aren’t helping, according to a new study from the University of … Continued

Herb Patterson, Pharm.D.

Patterson Named New Mentoring Director

January 31, 2018

J. Herbert Patterson, Pharm.D., executive vice chair of the division of pharmacotherapy and experimental pharmaceutics, was named director of the Bill and Karen Campbell Faculty Mentoring Program on Jan. 1. He succeeds Dhiren Thakker, Ph.D., who held the post for … Continued

Time to Get Serious about Nanomaterials Databases, UNC Scientists Say

January 30, 2018

Nanomaterials researchers urgently need well-structured and publicly accessible databases to advance their field, according to scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the Research Triangle Institute. RTI transferred the Nanomaterial Registry database to UNC-Chapel Hill, and … Continued