School Faculty Shine at Annual AACP Meeting

October 2, 2009

Faculty from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy were very active at the recent annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in Boston July 17 to 20. Five members of the faculty were installed to elected positions … Continued

AAPS Honors Pollack with Manuscript Award

October 1, 2009

A paper coauthored by Gary Pollack, PhD, has been selected by the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists for the 2009 AAPS Pharmaceutical Research Meritorious Manuscript Award. The paper, “Kinetic Considerations for the Quantitative Assessment of Efflux Activity and Inhibition: Implications … Continued

DNA Direct Founder to Receive UNC IPIT Patient-Care Award

September 30, 2009

Ryan Phelan, CEO and founder of DNA Direct, is this year’s recipient of the Award for Patient Service from the Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. When Phelan launched DNA Direct … Continued

PharmD Student Wins RXportfolios National Achievement Award

September 4, 2009

Adam Overberg, a doctor of pharmacy student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has been named a winner of the RXportfolios National Achievement Award. Overberg, from Fayetteville, North Carolina, is a fourth-year student at the School. He earned a … Continued

Chemistry Dean Crimmins Receives ACS Guenther Award

August 31, 2009

The American Chemical Society has announced that Michael T. Crimmins, senior associate dean for the natural sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, has been awarded the 2010 Ernest Guenther Award for outstanding achievement in the chemistry of natural … Continued

Photos: Inaugural Alumni Summit

August 28, 2009

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy held its inaugural Alumni Summit on August 28. The summit focused on strategies for achieving diversity in the student population. Attendees provided guidance and ideas to enhance the School’s efforts to reach diverse populations … Continued

Carroll Delivers Talk at ACS National Meeting

August 20, 2009

Mary Carroll, a graduate student in the School’s Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products, presented her research during the Medicinal Chemistry Graduate Student Award Symposium at the 238th American Chemical Society National Meeting on August 17 in Washington, D.C. … Continued

Clickers Debut in School Classrooms

August 20, 2009

“Anyone know what this is? Class? Anyone? Anyone? Anyone seen this before? The Laffer Curve. Anyone know what this says?”—Ben Stein in Ferris Bueller’s Day Off It’s an iconic moment in movie history as the economic professor drones on and … Continued

Rodgers Named ACCP Fellow

August 17, 2009

Jo Ellen Rodgers, PharmD, has been elected a fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Fellowship is the highest honor the college can bestow upon a member. Rodgers is a clinical associate professor in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and … Continued