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

Partnership in Patient Care Holds Planning Retreat

March 12, 2018

Faculty and staff from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy and the UNC Medical Center Department of Pharmacy held a planning retreat for the Partnership in Patient Care at the Friday Center on Feb. 21. Launched in 2010, the Partnership … 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

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