The Power of the Kentucky Connection
October 11, 2018
When Mary H. H. Ensom first chose to call the University of Kentucky (UK) her home in 1973, she was an engineering major at her father’s encouragement. Ensom’s father, Pete Huang, set an inspiring example for his three children as a distinguished civil engineering professor at UK. Nonetheless, her father’s passion for engineering wasn’t enough to prevent Ensom from realizing that her interests and talent were leading her in a different direction.
Frank Romanelli Named Interim Associate Dean of Academic & Student Affairs
June 04, 2018
LEXINGTON, Ky. (June 4, 2018) – Frank Romanelli, a faculty member in the College’s Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and Associate Dean of Educational Advancement for the College, has been named Interim Associate Dean of Academic and Student Affairs.
Romanelli takes over for former Associate Dean Kelly M. Smith, who was recently named Dean at the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy.
“I am excited and honored to serve in this capacity,” said Romanelli.
Kelly Smith Named Dean of UGA College of Pharmacy
May 18, 2018
LEXINGTON, Ky. (May 18, 2018) – Kelly M. Smith, associate dean for academic and student affairs at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, has been named dean of the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy.
Pharmacists’ Authority to Deliver Protocol-Driven Care Set to Impact Patient and Public Health Across Kentucky
May 01, 2018
The culmination of almost two years of collaborative effort was achieved this past December when the Health & Welfare & Family Services Interim Joint Committee of the Kentucky Legislature approved regulation 201 KAR 2:380, board authorized protocols.
UKCOP Makes the Cut - AACP Announces 2018 Walmart Scholars
April 11, 2018
AACP officially announced the 85 student/faculty recipients for the 2018 AACP Walmart Scholars Program, and students, faculty, and alumni from UK College of Pharmacy all made the list. Strengthening a commitment toward a career in academic pharmacy, each pair will receive $1,000 to be used toward Pharmacy Education 2018.
Everything is Science: UK Hosts City-Wide Science Festival
March 22, 2018
A group of professors and students at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, along with community partners like Keeneland and AllTech are working together to introduce the Lexington community to the science around us. Everything is Science is a science festival that will be held at different locations all throughout the city, with concurrent events happening Thursday, April 26th through Saturday, April 28th.
Anne Policastri Named New Director, ASHP Membership and Affiliate Relations Division
March 05, 2018
Anne Policastri, Pharm.D., M.B.A., FASHP, FKSHP, will join ASHP as the new Director, Membership and Affiliate Relations Division within the Office of Member Relations. The position will lead efforts to oversee relationships with state affiliates, among others, and to assist in membership growth and development.
UKCOP Alumnus Housley Named Assistant Operations Executive for UK HealthCare
January 31, 2018
J.J. Housley, PharmD, MBA, a 2011 UK College of Pharmacy graduate, recently moved into the position of Assistant Operations Executive for UK HealthCare. In this role, he has administrative responsibility for patient progression, including capacity management, laboratory services, post-acute care partnerships, case management, social work, patient transport, palliative care, hospice, and EVS. In his new role, JJ will continue working on projects to support and enhance the enterprise and further develop operational initiatives.
Alumnus Bryan Taylor Releases Harrowing Memoir
January 27, 2018
Bryan Taylor was married five years before his late wife, Kailen, passed away from breast cancer in 2015. She was 25. Taylor recently completed a memoir about Kailen, entitled Even if you don’t, which is available today on Amazon.