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VCU recognized as Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education’s first Pharm.D. program of merit

This fall, the Academy for Gerontology in Higher Education (AGHE), part of the Gerontological Society of America, awarded VCU School of Pharmacy’s Pharm.D. program a designation as a Program of Merit for Health Professions, making it the first Pharm.D. program in the country to earn that designation. Emily Peron, Pharm.D., M.S., an associate professor in […]

VCU School of Pharmacy announces partnership with Taipei Medical University

VCU School of Pharmacy and Taipei Medical University leaders celebrate the signing of a memorandum of understanding between the schools this fall. From left are: Cait Gibson, Pharm.D., interim director of international programs at VCU School of Pharmacy; members of the team from Taipei Medical University via Zoom; K.C. Ogbonna, Pharm.D., dean of VCU School […]

Expanding pharmacists’ role for patients with hypertension could prevent 15 million heart attacks and save $1.1 trillion over 30 years, VCU-led study finds

The study details how pharmacists’ ability to treat patients with hypertension could have a positive impact on both Americans’ quality of life and the U.S. health care system.

Two School of Pharmacy professors named first-ever NIRA scholars

A new VCU initiative highlights faculty members with demonstrated excellence in their academic discipline that not only elevate their national reputation, but enhance the profile of the entire university.

School of Pharmacy Research Day 2023

Research Day is for the entire VCU Pharmacy community and includes a trainee poster session (Pharm.D. and graduate students, and postdoctoral fellows), a showcase of SOP research and a keynote speaker. When Friday, October 27, 20238:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Where Larrick Student Center900 Turpin St.Richmond, Virginia 23219 Agenda Time Agenda Item 8:00 a.m. – […]

Department of Medicinal Chemistry featured in new SLAS Discover article

The VCU Department of Medicinal Chemistry in the School of Pharmacy has a long history of groundbreaking research that has been led by a series of distinguished scientists and department chairs, including Richard Glennon, Lemont Kier, Donald Abraham and Umesh Desai. Together, they and many other talented faculty members created a drug discovery ecosystem that […]

VCU School of Pharmacy community mourns loss of beloved alumnus Alvin J. Schalow

Esteemed alumnus Alvin J. Schalow, a prominent figure in the field of pharmacy, who left an indelible mark on the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy and the Richmond community, passed away Aug. 20.

Faculty and staff awardees for 2023

Honorees were celebrated at the School of Pharmacy's first annual convocation in August.

Pharmacy professors honored by VCU

Martin Safo, Ph.D., and Evan Sisson, Pharm.D., will be distinguished award recipients at this year's annual university faculty convocation.

Frankart selected as American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy ALFP fellow

The Academic Leadership Fellows Program (ALFP) is an initiative of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Dr. Laura Frankart has been selected as an American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy ALFP fellow in the 2023-2024 cohort. The Academic Leadership Fellows Program (ALFP) is designed to develop and support leaders in the Academy that […]

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