Tropsha Receives UCRF Innovation Award

April 20, 2009

Alex Tropsha, PhD, a professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received an Innovation Award from the University Cancer Research Fund. The award provides $100,000 over two years to support a project aimed at developing a novel virtual … Continued

Speakers Set for Chapel Hill Drug Conference: Nanotech Is the Topic

April 14, 2009

Application of nanotechnology to cancer, siRNA delivery, infectious diseases and vaccines, imaging and diagnostics, as well as nanomaterials engineering, nanotoxicology, and regulatory considerations in obtaining FDA-approved nano-based products will be the topics of this year’s Chapel Hill Drug Conference at … Continued

Preceptor Joe Moose Receives Award from Campbell

April 13, 2009

Joe Moose, a pharmacist at Moose Pharmacy in Concord, North Carolina, received the 2009 M. Keith Fearing Jr. Community Pharmacy Practice Award from Campbell University. Moose is a fourth-generation pharmacist whose great-grandfather started the company. He serves as a preceptor … Continued

Undergraduate Student in Mumper’s Lab Selected for Workshop

April 1, 2009

Eric Butter, a junior at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, was selected by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases to attend a workshop for academically talented, undergraduate and graduate students performing research in allergy, immunology, … Continued

Ferreri, Rodgers Receive Promotions

March 25, 2009

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has promoted Stefanie Ferreri, PharmD, CDE, FAPhA; and Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD, BCPS; to clinical associate professors. Ferreri, a member of the Division of Pharmacy Practice and Experiential Education, joined the School in 2001 as … Continued

Preceptor Heidrick Receives Immunization Award

March 9, 2009

Joe Heidrick, PharmD, a preceptor for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received an honorable mention in the Individual Practitioner category of the American Pharmacists Association’s 2009 Immunization Champion Awards. Heidrick, who holds an adjunct assistant professor appointment in … Continued

School Faculty Attend Lilly South Conference on Teaching

February 26, 2009

Nine faculty members from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy attended the Lilly South Conference on College and University Teaching at UNC Greensboro on February 20-22. Lilly Conferences combine workshops, discussion sessions, and major addresses with opportunities for informal discussion … Continued

Study: Genetic Information Improves Warfarin Dosing

February 19, 2009

Roy Fagerberg, age eighty-two, of Chapel Hill, is among more than 1.5 million Americans taking the blood thinner warfarin. The typical starting dose is five milligrams a day, but he needs only three. Two milligrams in difference are important when … Continued