Ives Receives Grant from DHHS

July 28, 2008

Timothy Ives, PharmD, MPH, an associate professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received a grant from the Department of Health & Human Services for a study on using clinical pharmacist practitioners to improve care. The grant, titled … Continued

Katie Theken Receives AFPE Fellowship

July 18, 2008

Katie Theken, PharmD, a third-year graduate student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received a pre-doctoral fellowship from the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education for the 2008-09 academic year. The award provides Theken with a $6,000 annual stipend … Continued

Mary Carroll Receives ACS, AFPE Fellowships

July 11, 2008

Mary Carroll, a graduate student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received two fellowships for the 2008-09 academic year. The American Chemical Society Division of Medicinal Chemistry Fellowship selection committee named Carroll its Pfizer Fellow. The fellowship, a … Continued

Researchers List Drugs that Increase Falling Risk

July 9, 2008

Researchers at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy have created a list of prescription drugs that increase the risk of falling for patients aged sixty-five and older who take four or more medications on a regular basis. “Falls are the … Continued

School Recognized for Its Efforts to Increase Diversity

July 7, 2008

The North Carolina Health Careers Access Program has recognized the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy with the Cecil G. Sheps Leadership Award for the School’s efforts to increase the diversity of its student population and the health-care workforce. The NC-HCAP … Continued

Upstream Biosciences Appoints Tropsha to Scientific Advisory Board

June 27, 2008

Upstream Biosciences Inc. has appointed Alexander Tropsha, PhD, of the University of North Carolina, chair of the School’s Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, to the company’s Scientific Advisory Board. Tropsha one of the world’s leading chemoinformatics experts. Chemoinformatics … Continued

Laura Bonifacio Earns AFAR-GSK Fellowship

June 14, 2008

Laura Bonifacio, PharmD, a third-year graduate student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received an American Foundation for Aging Research-GlaxoSmithKline Fellowship for the 2008-09 academic year. The award is worth $2,000 and is potentially renewable. It will fund … Continued

School, Mission Hospital win AACP Crystal APPLE

June 4, 2008

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has received a prestigious national award recognizing the high quality of an experiential education rotation at Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C. The Crystal APPLE Award … Continued

School Names Preceptors of the Year

June 1, 2008

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill has named the recipients of its 2008 preceptors and Area Health Education Center instructor of the year honors. Jennifer Askew, CPP, manager of outpatient/employee pharmacy … Continued

Emekalam Receives Bernstein Fellowship

May 29, 2008

Anthony Emekalam, PharmD, a clinical assistant professor at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been selected as a Jim Bernstein Community Health Leadership Fellow. Emekalam will receive a two-year fellowship with at least $3,000 in funding. The fellowship program … Continued

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