Internationally Lauded Scientist Named Distinguished Alumnus

Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein to deliver Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus Lecture on Monday via Zoom

OXFORD, Miss. – Hassan Y. Aboul-Enein, a University of Mississippi alumnus with postgraduate degrees in medicinal chemistry, has been named recipient of the School of Pharmacy Department of BioMolecular Sciences’ 2020 Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus Award. “It is a great honor to receive this award,” Aboul-Enein said. “I first met Joseph Sam in 1965 inRead the story …

UM Student Awarded Independent Pharmacies Grant

Mary Morgan Mohamed's career plans include working in the Delta

OXFORD, Miss. – Mary Morgan Mohamed, a third-year student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been selected for a $1,000 grant from 2020 EPIC Pharmacies student grant program. A network of 1,500 independently owned pharmacies, EPIC Pharmacies annually awards grants to 12 pharmacy students who plan to practice independent pharmacy after graduation.Read the story …

Pharmacy School Earns Reaccreditation

School received the full eight-year cycle from the national accreditation organization

OXFORD, Miss. – The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has renewed the accreditation for the Doctor of Pharmacy professional program at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy for the maximum eight years. ACPE is the national accreditation agency of professional pharmacy degree programs and providers of continuing pharmacy education.  The full accreditation through 2028Read the story …

In Midst of COVID-19 Pandemic, Experts Urge Flu Awareness

Operation Immunization, campus health center offering vaccine for Ole Miss community

OXFORD, Miss. – October has arrived, and that means flu season in Mississippi is just around the corner. This year has a twist: Another, more infectious virus that causes a more dangerous respiratory illness has already been spreading for months. How might COVID-19 change the 2020-21 flu season? For starters, it might be more importantRead the story …

Donors Help Fulfill Student Pharmacists’ Dream

Additional support will provide essential medical resources for professional students

OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi student pharmacist Zoe Thaw decided to study pharmacy after seeing the vital work performed by pharmacists in her hometown of Brandon. The first-year professional student fell in love with the profession as she interacted with the practitioners and witnessed the difference they made in patients’ lives. Pharmacists are againRead the story …

Honors College Freshman Awarded Six Academic Scholarships

Brandon native Nicholas Dean also admitted to the early-entry pharmacy program

OXFORD, Miss. – With an array of scholarship offers under his belt, freshman Nicholas Dean is eager to get involved on campus as he begins his journey at the University of Mississippi. The Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College student from Brandon was awarded the Sis and Buddy Manning Ole Miss First, 1848, Academic Merit, Residential,Read the story …

Operation Immunization Brings Flu Shots to Ole Miss Community

Student pharmacists will offer drive-thru flu shots on select dates

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi chapter of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists is conducting its annual Operation Immunization to provide flu shots to the Ole Miss community. Operation Immunization is an immunization awareness campaign designed to increase the public’s knowledge while increasing the number of adults receiving immunizations. “With fluRead the story …

Scholarship Honors Alumna and Her Fight Against Cancer

MacEacherns establish endowment in memory of wife, mother

OXFORD, Miss. – Armed with a University of Mississippi education, School of Pharmacy alumna and cancer survivor Jane MacEachern devoted her professional career to the fight against cancer through research and drug trials. To pay tribute to their late wife and mother, Doug MacEachern and his son, Taylor MacEachern, have created the Jane B. MacEachernRead the story …

UM Researchers Working on Nasal Spray to Block COVID-19

Early tests show spray effective in blocking virus from attaching to cells

OXFORD, Miss. – A team of researchers, including faculty from the University of Mississippi schools of Pharmacy and Medicine, are developing a treatment that could be effective at preventing COVID-19. The good news is that it’s something that you can easily carry in your bag. The treatment would take the form of a nasal sprayRead the story …

UM Administrators Address Performance-Enhancing Drugs in New Book

Pharmacy and athletics leaders team up on first in-depth resource on PEDs

OXFORD, Miss. – After noting the absence of an all-inclusive resource on performance-enhancing drugs, current and former University of Mississippi administrators worked together to publish “Sports Pharmacy: Performance Enhancing Drugs and the Athlete.” The project was organized and guided by Marvin Wilson, associate dean emeritus for academic and student affairs at the School of Pharmacy.Read the story …