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Second VCU RDD Peter R. Byron Graduate Student Award recipient named

  Cordula Weiss, a graduate student at the Waterford Institute of Technology in Ireland, is the second recipient of the VCU RDD Peter R. Byron Graduate Student Award. Weiss received the award during RDD (Respiratory Drug Delivery) Europe 2017 in Antibes, France. The award was established in honor of Byron’s career and influence on respiratory […]

Pharm.D. and graduate students earn a plethora of year-end awards

  SENIOR AWARDS BANQUET Members of the VCU School of Pharmacy Pharm.D. class of 2017 were honored during the annual Senior Awards Banquet, which took place May 12 at the Hilton Richmond Hotel & Spa at Short Pump. Awards were presented by Dean Joseph T. DiPiro and K.C. Ogbonna, associate dean for admissions and student services, with the assistance […]

Advice to class of ’17: “You have the tools to succeed!”

  “Wherever you go, you will be part of the School of Pharmacy family.” With those words, Dean Joseph T. DiPiro congratulated Pharm.D. and graduate degree candidates assembled for the 2017 Hooding and Diploma Ceremony. He noted that the Class of ’17 can boast high achievers, accomplished leaders, students who have maintained high levels of […]

School of Pharmacy to graduate more than 140 students in May

  More than 140 Pharm.D. and graduate (M.S. and Ph.D.) students will graduate from VCU School of Pharmacy in May. Congratulations to one and all! Celebrations and observances include the following events, all in Richmond: May 12  Pharm.D. and graduate class of 2017 Hooding and Diploma Ceremony, with guest speaker Marcia Buck of the SOP’s U.Va. Division, 2 p.m., […]

Indivior, VCU School of Pharmacy enter academic partnership on pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes research

Two-year postdoctoral fellowship program at School of Pharmacy to prepare individuals for careers in PEOR field Indivior PLC and VCU School of Pharmacy have formed an academic partnership in the field of pharmacoeconomics and health outcomes research (PEOR). There is a growing need for PEOR expertise in the pharmaceutical industry. Patients must continue to have […]

SOP alumna tapped as president of ASCPT

  VCU School of Pharmacy alumna Kellie Schoolar Reynolds (Pharm.D. ’92) will be inducted as president of the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics during its 2017 Annual Meeting March 15-18 in Washington. ASCPT notes that as deputy director of the Division of Clinical Pharmacology IV at the Food and Drug Administration’s Center for […]

Slattum to receive ASCPT’s Mentor Award for years of successful student guidance

  VCU School of Pharmacy professor and alumna Patty Slattum will receive ASCPT’s 2017 Mentor Award at the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics Annual Meeting, the theme of which is “Advancing Patient Care Through Precision and Translational Medicine.” “This is an incredible honor for Dr. Slattum,” said Don Brophy, chairman of the School of Pharmacy’s […]

Academic Pharmacy Now features student contributions to opioid abuse research

Research by VCU School of Pharmacy professor Norman Carroll’s advisees and new alumnae Batula Electricwala and Anisha Patel is featured in the December edition of Academic Pharmacy Now. The article covers what a number of pharmacy schools and colleges nationwide are doing in relation to the opioid abuse crisis. Electricwala and Patel, who graduated from VCU in […]

AAPS recognizes Biswas with Graduate Student Research Excellence Award

  VCU School of Pharmacy Ph.D. student Deblina Biswas has been awarded the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists 2016 Graduate Student Research Excellence Award in Analysis and Pharmaceutical Quality. She is one of four graduate students in the APQ section to have won the award, presented during the AAPS Annual Meeting and Exposition in November in Denver. The award, sponsored by […]

Medicinal Chemistry’s Huang awarded $1.5 million NIH/NIGMS grant

  Rong Huang, assistant professor in VCU School of Pharmacy’s Department of Medicinal Chemistry, has been awarded a five-year, $1.5 million R01 grant by the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute of General Medical Science. The project is titled “Protein N-terminal Methylation Mechanisms and Inhibition.” Haung notes that the overall objective of the research is […]

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