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

School Hosts Delegation from China FDA

February 1, 2018

On Jan. 31, the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy hosted a delegation from the China Food and Drug Administration. Thirteen members of the China FDA’s Center for Drug Evaluation attended a two-hour symposium at where School faculty presented various topics … 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

Huang, Roth among 2017’s Most Highly Cited Researchers

January 29, 2018

Leaf Huang, Ph.D., and Bryan Roth, M.D., Ph.D., both faculty members at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, were included in Clarivate Analytics’ roster of the most highly cited researchers of 2017. Clarivate Analytics assembled the roster of more than … Continued

Steeb Receives APhA New Practitioner Award

January 26, 2018

David Steeb, Pharm.D., M.P.H., is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished New Practitioner Award from the American Pharmacists Association. The award recognizes a new practitioner, within the first five years of practice, who has demonstrated distinctive achievements in mentorship, service … Continued

Ferreri Receives APhA Pharmacy Practice Award

January 25, 2018

Stefanie Ferreri, Pharm.D., is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award in Pharmacy Practice from the American Pharmacists Association. The award recognizes an individual who has developed or implemented an innovative, original pharmacy program or service that is significant to … Continued

Honkakoski Delivers Nuclear Receptor Short Course at UNC

January 22, 2018

Paavo Honkakoski, Ph.D., professor of the School of Pharmacy and Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Eastern Finland presented a short course on nuclear receptor regulation at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy in January. In two-hour sessions … Continued

Watkins Honored with 2018 ASPET Toxicology Career Award

January 11, 2018

Paul Watkins, M.D., is the recipient of the 2018 American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics Division for Toxicology Career Award. Watkins is the Howard Q. Ferguson Distinguished Professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics and director of the … Continued