Biotech Industry Leader Named Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus

G. Michael Wall brings pharmaceutical development experience to Oct. 8 lecture

OXFORD, Miss. – G. Michael Wall, a 1988 University of Mississippi alumnus, has been named the School of Pharmacy Department of BioMolecular Sciences‘ 2021 Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus Award recipient. Wall is senior vice president and chief scientific officer at Nacuity Pharmaceuticals Inc., and vice president of pharmaceutical development for Sound Pharmaceuticals Inc. He willRead the story …

Pharmacology Graduate Student Striving for Excellence

Salahuddin Mohammed seeks to inspire future students through his work

OXFORD, Miss. – Salahuddin Mohammed, a graduate student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has always sought to make his mark on the research and science world. As a young student with an interest in neuroscience, that desire led him to pursue a career in pharmacy and has taken him across the globe.Read the story …

Student Pharmacists Providing Flu Shots to Community

Operation Immunization raises vaccine awareness and access

OXFORD, Miss. – As flu season quickly approaches, faculty and students at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy are making it easy to stay safe without leaving campus by providing the flu vaccine through Operation Immunization. In conjunction with a national campaign driven by the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists, the UM chapterRead the story …

Pharmacy Graduate Students Win AAPS Student Chapter Award

First-time honor for UM chapter recognizes service and outreach

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi chapter of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists has been selected as a recipient of the 2021 Student Chapter Award by the national organization. The award is given to chapters that demonstrate exceptional commitment to service and outreach. Up to three chapters nationwide are selected for the awardRead the story …

University Kicks Off Semester with Vaccination Clinics

Goal is to make vaccine accessible and convenient for all

OXFORD, Miss. – With COVID-19 continuing to spread across the state, the University of Mississippi is working to ensure that members of the university community have plenty of opportunities to be vaccinated at convenient times and locations. Over the course of four days near the beginning of the semester, volunteers from the School of PharmacyRead the story …

Faculty Team Receives First Science Education Partnership Award

Project SCORE aims to increase interest in health sciences among Mississippi youth

OXFORD, Miss. – A team of University of Mississippi faculty members has received a prestigious $1.3 million grant from the National Institutes of Health’s Science Education Partnership Award program. This is the first SEPA grant awarded to the university. It brings together faculty from across the university to participate in Project SCORE, which stands forRead the story …

Pharmacy Professor Modernizes Classroom with Discord App

Daniel Riche says platform helps educators better connect with students

JACKSON, Miss. – A messaging application popular with video gamers is helping a University of Mississippi pharmacy professor spark interaction among students in his classroom. Discord, which allows users to create communities around common interests, has seen its popularity grow wildly since its launch in 2015, and it boasts more than 150 million monthly users.Read the story …

Pharmacy Alumnus Honors Former School Administrators with Scholarship

David Newton's gift will help aspiring pharmacists and teachers

OXFORD, Miss. – Of those who crossed paths with University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy administrators Charles Hartman and Mickey Smith, many will say what a great impact each had on their lives and careers. David Newton is one of those who is quick to note the influence each had on him personally. As aRead the story …

Loree Allen Remembered

Scholarship named for Allen to assist UM pharmacy students committed to service

OXFORD, Miss. – Ask anyone who knew Loree Goheen Allen, of Oxford, to share their memories, and the stories of Allen’s kindness, concern and support of other people start flowing. Likewise, the outpouring of gifts to the Loree Goheen Allen Memorial Scholarship Endowment in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy total more than $66,000Read the story …

UM Student Selected for Medicinal Botany Fellowship

Hayley Prescott's research seeks to improve women’s health

OXFORD, Miss. – Hayley Prescott, a graduate student in the Department of BioMolecular Sciences at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been named a recipient of the Anne S. Chatham Fellowship in Medicinal Botany by the Garden Club of America. The fellowship, established in 1997, is administered by the Missouri Botanical Garden. PrescottRead the story …