Pharmacy Professor Lectures at National Organization

Presentation will help shape recommendations for topical pain creams

OXFORD, Miss. – S. Narasimha Murthy, professor of pharmaceutics and drug delivery at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, delivered a lecture recently at the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine in Washington, D.C. His May 20 talk, titled “Topical Products for Dermal and Transdermal Delivery of Pain Medications,” focused on challenges inRead the story …

Pharmacy Graduate Named Walmart Scholar

Lauren Pohl awarded for dedication to academic pharmacy

OXFORD, Miss. – New pharmacist Lauren Pohl, who earned her Doctor of Pharmacy degree May 11 from the University of Mississippi, has been named a 2019 Walmart Scholar by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Walmart Scholars Program. The honor and accompanying $1,000 scholarship are given to student pharmacists who are committed to aRead the story …

Three Faculty Members Named Distinguished Professors

Trio recognized for research, teaching excellence and reputation

OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi professors – with a combined more than eight decades of service to UM – were appointed Distinguished Professors during the end-of-the-semester faculty meeting Friday (May 10) in Fulton Chapel. The professors are Charles Hussey, associate dean for research and graduate education in the College of Liberal Arts and professor ofRead the story …

Pharmacy Graduate Students Recognized for Research Accomplishments

Department of BioMolecular Sciences home to several awardees and presenters

OXFORD, Miss. – Several graduate students in the Department of BioMolecular Sciences within the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy earned awards for their presentations at the recent UM Neuroscience Research Showcase and the Mississippi Academy of Sciences Annual Meeting. Erik Hodges, a graduate student from Norman, Oklahoma, was honored at the Neuroscience Showcase inRead the story …

School of Pharmacy Ranked Sixth in Research Funding

$21.2 million in external awards includes studies on opioids and new treatments for diseases

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy rose to sixth in the nation in external research funding for 2018, according to the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Research funding reached $21.2 million in 2018, placing the School of Pharmacy second in the SEC and among the top 5 percent of pharmacy schools nationwide. “TheRead the story …

Sacrificing for Success

Journey to Commencement: Aaron White foregoes time with his family to pursue pharmacy

There are no limits to the sacrifices parents will make for their families. Just ask Aaron White. The first-year student pharmacist from Madison makes a tough choice every Sunday evening as he drives the two-and-a-half hours from Madison to Oxford after spending the weekend with his wife, Lauren, and their 3-year old son, Walter. AaronRead the story …

Student Pharmacists Selected to Prestigious Practice Rotations

Fourth-year students set for stints with national and international organizations

OXFORD, Miss. – Sixteen students in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy will travel across the country and around the world to participate in competitive Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences that will enhance their pharmacy practice skills. APPEs are part of the School of Pharmacy‘s curriculum. All fourth-year student pharmacists must complete 10 four-week rotationsRead the story …

Graduate Student Selected for Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute

Amelia Clayshulte to study tropical taxonomy in Panama

OXFORD, Miss. – Amelia Clayshulte, a second-year doctoral student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been accepted into a tropical taxonomy course at the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute. The internationally competitive course takes place at the Bocas Research Station in Bocas del Toro, Panama, for 21 days this summer. Clayshulte, from LasRead the story …

School of Pharmacy Honors Alice Clark as Alumna of the Year

Vice chancellor emerita of university relations awarded for career accomplishments

OXFORD, Miss. – After a nearly 40-year career with the University of Mississippi, Vice Chancellor Emerita of University Relations Alice Clark is being honored as the 2019 School of Pharmacy alumna of the year. “I’m so honored to be recognized in this way by the place I’ve called home for so many years,” Clark said.Read the story …

Three Pharmacy Faculty Honored by National Health Care Association

National Academies of Practice recognizes Seena Haines, John Bentley and Kim Adcock

OXFORD, Miss. – Three School of Pharmacy faculty at the University of Mississippi have been recognized by the pharmacy academy of the National Academies of Practice. NAP is an organization that seeks to advance health care by fostering collaboration and advocating for policies that act in the best interest of individuals and communities through interprofessionalRead the story …