Pharmacy Faculty and Students Present at AACP Annual Meeting

August 9, 2018

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy was represented by 13 speakers and over 30 poster presenters at the 2018 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy annual meeting in Boston. Additionally, four student-faculty pairs were also honored with the AACP Walmart … Continued

McLaughlin Named Director of CIPhER

August 6, 2018

Jacqui McLaughlin, Ph.D., an assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been named director of the Center for Innovative Pharmacy Education and Research at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. McLaughlin was appointed to the position after … Continued

Megan Roberts Joins DPOP as Assistant Professor

August 2, 2018

Megan Roberts, Ph.D., has been hired as a tenure-track assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in the the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy. Roberts earned her Ph.D. in health policy and management from the UNC Gillings … Continued

Self-Taught UNC AI System Designs Drugs from Scratch

July 31, 2018

An artificial-intelligence approach created at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill can teach itself to design new drug molecules from scratch. ReLeaSE is an algorithm and computer program developed at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. It comprises … Continued

Seyerle Joins DPOP as Assistant Professor

July 23, 2018

Amanda Seyerle, Ph.D., has been hired as a tenure-track assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, starting July 30. Seyerle will join the Division of Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Policy. Seyerle earned her Master of Science in Public Health … Continued

Albert Bowers Promoted to Associate Professor

July 9, 2018

Albert Bowers, Ph.D., a faculty member in the Division of Chemical Biology and Medicinal Chemistry, has been promoted to the rank of associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Bowers is a member of the UNC Lineberger Comprehensive … Continued

Eckel Receives Duke’s Skolaut Leadership Award

July 2, 2018

Stephen F. Eckel, Pharm.D., M.H.A., received the Milton W. Skolaut Leadership Award from the Duke University Department of Pharmacy on June 29. The award is given annually to a past resident of the Duke University Hospital Pharmacy Residency Program in … Continued

Four Student-Faculty Pairs Named 2018 AACP Walmart Scholars

June 12, 2018

Four student-faculty teams were named 2018 Walmart Scholars by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. This is the most winners the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has had in the award’s 14-year history. This year’s recipients of the award … Continued

Kabanov Elected 2018 Controlled Release Society Fellow

June 4, 2018

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov, Ph.D., Dr. Sci., has been selected for membership in the College of Fellows of the Controlled Release Society for his “outstanding contributions to the field of delivery science and technology.” Kabanov will be inducted into the college … Continued

Shawn Hingtgen, Ph.D.

Shawn Hingtgen Promoted to Associate Professor

June 1, 2018

Shawn Hingtgen, Ph.D., a faculty member who is pioneering a new treatment for cancer using induced neural stem cells to deliver therapeutic agents, has been promoted to the rank of associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Due … Continued

Asheville Professors Present at NHRA Annual Conference

May 31, 2018

Faculty at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy’s Asheville satellite campus presented at the National Rural Health Association annual conference in New Orleans. Mollie Ashe Scott, Pharm.D.; Rebecca Grandy, Pharm.D.; and Irene Park, Pharm.D., presented together at the conference, held … Continued

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