Costs for Orally Administered Cancer Drugs Skyrocket

April 28, 2016

New cancer drugs taken in pill form have become dramatically more expensive in their first year on the market compared with drugs launched 15 years ago, a University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill study has found. The findings call … Continued

Jo Ellen Rodgers, Pharm.D.

Rodgers Updates Guide for Heart Failure Patients

April 20, 2016

Jo Ellen Rodgers, Pharm.D., associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and Carla A. Sueta, M.D., Ph.D., professor in the Division of Cardiology at UNC School of Medicine, have recently completed a fourth edition of their heart failure … Continued

Pharm.D. Candidate Evan Colmenares

Colmenares Selected for APhA and ASHP Student Leadership Awards

April 13, 2016

Evan Colmenares, a third-year Doctor of Pharmacy student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, was selected for the Student Leadership Awards of both the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists and the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. “My commitment … Continued

Chancellor Carol Folt and Dean Bob Blouin look on as Fred Eshelman speaks at an event celebrating the School's number one ranking in the 2107 edition of U.S. News & World Report's Best Graduate Schools.

School Celebrates Number One Ranking by U.S. News

April 5, 2016

UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy held a press event on Wednesday, March 30, to celebrate its number one ranking by U.S. News & World Report in the 2017 edition of America’s Best Graduate Schools. Chancellor Carol L. Folt, Ph.D., hosted … Continued

Jenny Levine with representatives of Phi Lambda Sigma

PY4 Levine Receives APhA Foundation Charles C. Thomas Scholarship

March 28, 2016

The American Pharmacists Association Foundation has selected fourth-year Doctor of Pharmacy student Jennifer Levine as the 2016 recipient of the Charles C. Thomas scholarship. The APhA Foundation, a nonprofit organization based in Washington, D.C., received a record 92 applications from … Continued

Lindsey James, Ph.D., and Alex Tropsha, Ph.D., each received a grant in the inaugural round of PharmAlliance awards.

Monash, UCL, UNC Advance PharmAlliance Partnership

March 10, 2016

PharmAlliance, the research, education and practice partnership between three of the world’s most highly regarded schools of pharmacy — Monash University, University College London and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — has announced its first round of … Continued

Stephen Eckel, Pharm.D., M.H.A.

Stephen Eckel Appointed Associate Dean for Global Engagement

March 8, 2016

Stephen Eckel, Pharm.D., M.H.A., has been appointed associate dean for global engagement of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy effective February 1, succeeding Dhiren Thakker, Ph.D., who served in the role for the past eight years. Eckel will be responsible … Continued