Pharmacy Graduate Finds New Strengths through Weightlifting

Emily Lewis places top 10 in national competition

OXFORD, Miss. – Pursuing a Doctor of Pharmacy degree requires some heavy lifting with classes, practice rotations and campus involvement. While recent University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy graduate Emily Lewis used her inner strength and work ethic to earn her Pharm.D. in May, she discovered her physical strength through her passion for weightlifting. Lewis’Read the story …

School of Pharmacy Adds Millsaps to Preferred Admission Program

Fourth Mississippi institution joins program to advance state's pharmacy education

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is expanding its Preferred Admission Program opportunities, with Millsaps College becoming the fourth Mississippi institution to partner with Ole Miss. In this program, first year Millsaps students who perform well in pre-pharmacy coursework and demonstrate a passion for service activities may qualify for admittance toRead the story …

School of Pharmacy, NMMC Extend Faculty Support Partnership

Professor Adam Pate and student pharmacists assist New Albany clinic patients

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and North Mississippi Medical Center have renewed a faculty support partnership that will continue to provide care to patients with chronic conditions throughout the region. The North Mississippi Medical Center/Health Services Faculty Support allows Adam Pate, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice, to work twiceRead the story …

Visionary Faculty Member Invests in Former Department

Former chair Mickey Smith's gift to benefit School of Pharmacy

OXFORD, Miss. – A former University of Mississippi faculty member, known globally as a leading pharmaceutical marketing expert, has made a major investment in the department he once led at the School of Pharmacy, increasing educational experiences for students. With a $350,000 IRA transfer, Mickey Smith, of Oxford, established a pharmacy administration endowment named forRead the story …

University Obtains New Patent for Poison Ivy, Oak Vaccine

Compound in clinical development with Memphis-based company

OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi has been issued its fourth patent for a product that could prevent the painful itching and rash due to exposure to poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac. The compound is based on research conducted in the UM School of Pharmacy and at ElSohly Laboratories Inc. Hapten Sciences, a Memphis-based biopharmaceutical company,Read the story …

Students Help Grow University’s Commercialization Efforts

Student workers gain valuable experience while helping advance technology transfer goals

OXFORD, Miss. – The Office of Technology Commercialization at the University of Mississippi is a small staff covering a lot of ground. The office, part of the university’s Office of Research and Sponsored Programs, is responsible for stimulating, protecting, managing and transferring intellectual property created by Ole Miss employees from campus to the private sector for commercialization. TheRead the story …

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 …