School of Pharmacy Named for Alumnus Fred Eshelman

May 21, 2008

The School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill today was named in honor of Fred Eshelman, a 1972 graduate of the School and founder and chief executive officer of Wilmington-based PPD Inc. The School now … Continued

Raasch Receives ACCP Education Award

May 20, 2008

Ralph H. Raasch, PharmD, an associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been selected as the recipient of the 2008 American College of Clinical Pharmacy Education Award. The award recognizes an ACCP member who has made substantial … Continued

2008 School of Pharmacy Awards

May 15, 2008

The UNC School of Pharmacy held its annual awards banquet on May 2 at the Rizzo Conference Center. Student Academic Awards Outstanding Pharmacy Student Award Brian Cameron Alexander, Lauren Ashley Brogdon, Vi Thuy Do, Heather Isley Edmonds, Ninh My La, … Continued

K. H. Lee Honored with Named Professorship

May 14, 2008

The Pharmacy Foundation of North Carolina has established an endowed professorship in honor of K. H. Lee, PhD, the long-time Kenan Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the UNC School of Pharmacy. Alex Tropsha, PhD, the chair of the School’s Division … Continued

Persky Named ACSM Fellow

May 1, 2008

Adam Persky, PhD, a clinical assistant professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has been named a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine. Persky, who is in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics, will be inducted into … Continued

Roth Receives Grant from NARSAD

April 29, 2008

Bryan Roth, MD, PhD, a professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received a Distinguished Investigators Award from the National Alliance for Research on Schizophrenia and Depression, the largest donor-supported organization in the world that supports research on brain … Continued

Ives Receives Recertification in Pharmacotherapy

April 21, 2008

Timothy Ives, PharmD, MPh, an associate professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received recertification in pharmacotherapy from the Board of Pharmaceutical Specialties. BCPS is pharmacy’s the highest credential in pharmacotherapy. To receive board certification, pharmacotherapy specialists must demonstrate … Continued

Huang Receives More than $3 Million in NIH Funding

April 17, 2008

Leaf Huang, PhD, a Fred Eshelman Distinguished Professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received two grants from the National Institutes of Health, each worth more than $1.5 million over five years, to support cancer-therapy research. Huang, who chairs … Continued

Lee Receives NIH Grant for Collaboration with Singleton

April 8, 2008

Andrew Lee, PhD, an associate professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has received a grant from the National Institutes of Health for a collaboration with fellow School faculty Scott Singleton, PhD, to study at how protein motions affect function … Continued

PharmD Program Rises to Second in U.S. News Rankings

March 28, 2008

The doctor of pharmacy program at the UNC School of Pharmacy is ranked second in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The 2009 rankings were released March 28. The School’s program was ranked third by the magazine in … Continued

Farrington Named ACCM Fellow

March 24, 2008

Elizabeth Farrington, PharmD, FCCM, a clinical assistant professor at the UNC School of Pharmacy, has been inducted as a Fellow of the American College of Critical Care Medicine. Farrington has been a clinical specialist in pediatrics at UNC Hospitals since … Continued