From Our Faculty

singleton 100x70 I felt like the conglomeration of intellectual challenges being faced here and the kind of smart people you interact with would make me raise my game.

— Scott Singleton, PhD
Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products


lee_andrew 100x70 It’s a really good mix of high-level science and a pleasant atmosphere for doing science. Those two don’t always go together. When you have high-level science, sometimes it makes it so competitive that it’s unpleasant to be in that atmosphere. It’s more cooperative, more collaborative here.

— Andrew Lee, PhD
Division of Medicinal Chemistry and Natural Products

 

kashuba 100x70 After I interviewed both here [at the School of Pharmacy] and with the School of Medicine, I realized that there was multidisciplinary translational research occurring here, and that was not happening at any of the other universities that I had interviewed at.

— Angela Kashuba, PharmD
Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics

 
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Collaboration

Faculty at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy work with numerous individuals, schools, and centers around the UNC campus, across the state, and throughout the world, and the School offers an environment that is tailor-made for collaboration with on- and off-campus colleagues.

UNC-Chapel Hill is one of the few universities in the nation to offer a full complement of health professions programs, giving the School of Pharmacy numerous opportunities for collaborative teaching, practice, and research. The School of Pharmacy is near the University's other health affairs schools and the basic science departments, as well as several other major research campuses.

UNC's Other
Health Affairs Schools

Dentistry

Medicine

Nursing

Public Health

Social Work

 

 

 

UNC's Basic Science
Departments

biochemistry and biophysics

biology

chemistry

computer science

genetics

pharmacology

physics

 

Other On-Campus Resources

UNC Health Care System

Health Sciences Library

Nearby Major Research Campuses

Duke University

North Carolina State University

Wake Forest University School of Medicine


 

Industry Collaboration

Opportunities for collaborative research at the School aren’t limited to within academia. The School's faculty are encouraged to form ties with the private sector. The School’s location in the Research Triangle Park makes it easy to work with companies from around the world. The 7,000-acre RTP, the largest research park in the United States, is home to 132 research- and development-related organizations spanning a wide variety of fields, and more than 80 percent of the employees in the RTP work for multinational corporations. Our faculty have affiliations with GlaxoSmithKline, RTI International, PPD, Quintiles, and many other companies and organizations in the area, and some have started their own spin-off companies.

 

Looking for collaboration opportunities? Check out the Economic Development and International Partnership section.

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