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 …

Student Selected as Officer for National Pharmacy Organization

Miranda Craft will help oversee APhA's international Student Exchange Program

OXFORD, Miss. – Miranda Craft, a second-year student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been selected for the national role of student exchange officer with the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists. Craft will be installed as part of the International Standing Committee at the APhA annual meeting March 22-25 inRead the story …

UM Celebrates M Partner Pilot Year, Sets Ambitious Goals

Community, university partners build momentum to advance projects across state

OXFORD, Miss. – With more than a dozen ongoing community-engaged courses and service projects, University of Mississippi faculty, staff, students and community partners are leading a groundbreaking spring semester. The pilot phase of M Partner will address priority projects centered around community health and well-being, economic development, educational initiatives and beautification. All these projects haveRead the story …

Student Pharmacist Accepts Mayo Clinic Internship

Jontae Warren is second UM pharmacy student in three years to earn competitive position

OXFORD, Miss. – Jontae Warren, a second-year student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has accepted a summer internship through the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences in Rochester, Minnesota. The internship will give Warren experience in the clinical/outpatient setting as he rotates through six pharmacies during the 10-week stint. He will counselRead the story …