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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 […]

Nine students awarded Dissertation Assistantships

    Nine VCU School of Pharmacy doctoral students have received VCU Graduate School Dissertation Assistantships that will cover a total of more than $223,000 in stipends and tuition fees. By department, the 2016-17 recipients are Kavita Iyer, Samuel Obeng and Urjita Shah, Medicinal Chemistry; Mandana Azimi, Sneha Dhapare, Hebing Liu and Neha Maharao, Pharmaceutics; […]

AACP President DiPiro outlines 2016-17 vision and goals

  Joseph T. DiPiro, Pharm.D., made his president-elect address to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy House of Delegates July 24, 2016, during the AACP Annual Meeting in Anaheim, Calif. He introduced a new vision statement for the association and outlined his proposal for revising AACP’s strategic plan. On July 27, he was sworn in as president. It is […]

Patterson named 2016 Express Scripts Scholar

  Julie Patterson, a Pharm.D./Ph.D. student at VCU School of Pharmacy, has been selected as a 2016 Express Scripts Scholar by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Patterson is one of four dual-degree students nationwide to receive the $10,000 scholarship funded by the Express Scripts Foundation. Express Scripts Scholars are chosen based on their […]

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