Alumni Couple Receive Highest Honor from Board of Trustees

November 24, 2008

Vaughn and Nancy Bryson, 1960 graduates of the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, received the William Richardson Davie Award from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees. Established by the Board in 1984, the Davie Award … Continued

Askew Named Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year

November 18, 2008

The North Carolina Association of Pharmacists has named Jennifer Askew, a preceptor for the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, the 2008 Distinguished Young Pharmacist of the Year in the state. Askew has been working at New Hanover Regional Medical Center … Continued

Diabetes Care Program at UNC Health Care Receives NCQA Recognition

November 14, 2008

The Internal Medicine Clinic at UNC Health Care has received recognition from the National Committee for Quality Assurance Diabetes Physician Recognition Program, a widely recognized indicator of high-quality care. The Diabetes Care Program at the Internal Medicine Clinic is directed … Continued

Students to Present Posters at AAPS Annual Meeting

November 14, 2008

Graduate students from the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy will present posters on November 18-19 at the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Annual Meeting at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia. The students who will make presentations: Tuesday, … Continued

UNC Announces Fourth Annual Chapel Hill Drug Conference

November 14, 2008

Application of nanotechnology to cancer, siRNA delivery, infectious diseases and vaccines, imaging and diagnostics, as well as nanomaterials engineering and nanotoxicology will be the topics of this year’s Chapel Hill Drug Conference at the University of North Carolina at Chapel … Continued

DPET Student Yan Receives Travel Award

November 10, 2008

Grace Yan, a graduate student at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy, has received a travel award from the Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics and Drug Metabolism Section of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. The $750 award will help cover travel and … Continued

IPIT Announces Patient-Safety Award Honoree

November 10, 2008

Medication errors kill thousands of people each year in the United States, says Michael Cohen, a pharmacist and patient safety advocate who is this year’s recipient of the UNC Institute for Pharmacogenomics and Individualized Therapy Award for Patient Service. Cohen … Continued

Zhang Receives Amgen Fellowship

November 7, 2008

The UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy has awarded its 2008-09 Amgen Fellowship to Liying Zhang, a graduate student in the Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products. Zhang, who is in division chair Alex Tropsha’s lab, will receive a $22,500 … Continued

Kashuba Receives ASCPT Goldberg Award

November 5, 2008

Angela Kashuba, PharmD, will receive the 2009 Leon I. Goldberg Young Investigator Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics. The award was established in 1986 to honor a young scientist for accomplishments in the field of clinical … Continued