November 07, 2016
Gilbert J. Burckart, a UK College of Pharmacy alumnus and R#22 in the UK HealthCare Pharmacy Residency program, has been named the 2016 recipient of the Paul F. Parker Award. Dr. Burckart will receive his honor at the 2016 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition in Las Vegas, Nevada.
October 25, 2016
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for September, 2016 was published in the Journal of Cardiovascular Pharmacology and is titled “Microsomal Prostaglandin E Synthase-1 Expression by Aortic Smooth Muscle Cells Attenuates the Differentiated Phenotype”.
The project was conducted in the laboratory of Dr. Charles Loftin and features the dissertation research of Dr. Oreoluwa Adedoyin, a recent graduate of the Pharmaceutical Sciences PhD program in the College of Pharmacy.
August 22, 2016
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for July, 2016 is to be published in the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis and is titled “Optimizing beta-lactam pharmacodynamics against Pseudomonas aeruginosa in adult cystic fibrosis patients”.
July 21, 2016
The designation of Certified Research Administrator (CRA) means that an individual met the requirements of the Research Administrators Certification Council and demonstrated a level of knowledge necessary for a person to be a professional research or sponsored programs administrator.
The 4-hour examination is the professional standard and covers a range of topics including proposal development, legal requirements, and financial management.
Alla is a valued member of the Research Office and has served as the College Grants Officer for the past 3 years.
July 21, 2016
The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight features a novel approach in the development of new antibiotics directed against the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB).
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for June, 2016 was published in Organic and Biomolecular Chemistry and is titled “A biocatalytic approach to capuramycin analogues by exploiting a substrate permissive N-transacylase CapW”.
July 05, 2016
It is our pleasure to announce that Kip Guy has been named Dean of the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy. Kip joins us from St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, where he currently serves as chairperson of the Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics. We anticipate Kip will assume his new role on October 1, 2016.
June 22, 2016
The College of Pharmacy Monthly Research Publication Highlight features a computational chemistry approach that reveals a potentially novel reaction pathway in the inactivation of the hunger hormone, Ghrelin.
The UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for May 2016 is titled “Unexpected Reaction Pathway for butyrylcholinesterase-catalyzed inactivation of “hunger hormone” ghrelin” and was published in the Scientific Reports.
June 22, 2016
At the end of each school year, professional associations and academic institutions across Kentucky and the country reflect on and recognize the achievements of pharmacists that have advanced the profession, served their communities, and mentored our next generation of pharmacists.
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy congratulates Drs. Kim Croley, Suzanne Francis, Trish Freeman, Chris Harlow, Anne Policastri, and P. Shane Winstead on these great honors.
Dr. Kim Croley
KPhA Distinguished Service Award
May 17, 2016
By Amanda Plakosh
Pharmacy school is no cake walk. Jeff Cain’s students know this better than most.
Each year, Jeff Cain, Associate Adjunct Professor and Director of Education Technology at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy (UK COP), invites students to scale 10-foot tall walls, traverse monkey bars, and haul sandbags through steep and muddy terrain during obstacle races.
May 05, 2016
Dr. Chang-Guo Zhan, Professor, University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been named a 2016-2017 University of Kentucky University Research Professor.
Since 1976, the University of Kentucky Board of Trustees has honored faculty members for their research achievements.
Lisa Cassis, UK’s vice president for research, expressed her gratitude for the contributions made by Dr. Zhan and 16 additional Research Professors chosen from other UK colleges.