September 24, 2015
A multidisciplinary collaborative effort across six colleges and two universities that describes the use of a novel three dimensional tumor model for triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) for investigating a radiation enhanced nanoparticle dual-drug delivery system is the UK College of Pharmacy Research Publication Highlight for August 2015.
September 24, 2015
UK College of Pharmacy Professor Dan Wermeling has been selected to provide keynote remarks during the College’s third annual Dr. Thomas S. Foster Leadership Day. Dr. Wermeling’s lecture is entitled “’Living the Dream’ Through the Eyes of a Student.” The Foster Lecture will take place at noon on Friday, September 25 at the College.
September 14, 2015
The Advancing Pharmacy Practice in Kentucky Coalition – an organization comprised of Kentucky’s pharmacy thought leaders – has announced a statewide naloxone certification training tour. The special training opportunity has been spurred by recent legislation that allows certified pharmacists, acting under a physician-approved protocol, to fill naloxone orders in their communities without a physician’s prescription.
September 02, 2015
The Upsilon Chapter of Kappa Psi kicked off its rush week by organizing a philanthropic event on August 20. Prospective Kappa Psi students met with current members of the fraternity and worked together to prepare 30 cancer care packages for chemotherapy patients. These kits contained a number of useful items for such patients, including lemon lozenges, oral moisturizing lozenges, hand sanitizer, moisturizing cream, and a bottle of water.
August 31, 2015
Tyler Bucci, a third-year dual-degree student from Columbus, Ohio, was one of 10 students across the nation to be named a 2015 American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Gateway to Research Scholar. The program seeks to increase the number of PharmD students who pursue a PhD in pharmaceutical sciences.
August 25, 2015
The UK College of Pharmacy welcomed 18 new students into our graduate program in Pharmaceutical Sciences for the fall semester, which got underway Wednesday, August 26.
Students enrolled in the College’s graduate program pursue doctoral degrees in one of five pharmaceutical sciences tracks: medicinal, bioorganic and computational chemistry; pharmacology and experimental therapeutics; pharmaceutical chemistry and engineering; clinical and experimental therapeutics; and pharmaceutical outcomes and policy.
August 20, 2015
Two fourth-year UK College of Pharmacy PharmD students took first place at the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) Clinical Skills Competition sponsored by Kroger Co. during SNPhA’s 2015 Annual meeting in Orlando in July.
Ekim Ekinci of Antalya, Turkey and Caitlin Sinclair of Versailles, Kentucky continued a successful competitive year at the Orlando meeting. The pair previously claimed first place in SNPhA’s Regions III, IV and V Conference in St. Louis, Missouri in mid-March.
August 19, 2015
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy welcomed 140 students in the Class of 2019 this past week, capping off the introduction to the College with a White Coat Ceremony on August 14 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts.
August 12, 2015
Kenneth B. Roberts, Dean Emeritus at the UK College of Pharmacy and the Earl P. Slone Professor in the College’s Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, was recognized by the Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity at the organization’s Grand Council Convention in Denver, Colorado on August 7th.
Dr. Roberts, who served as Dean at the College from 2000 through 2009, was honored as a “Leader and Legend” at the 57th Grand Council Convention in Denver.
August 10, 2015
Provost Timothy S. Tracy has announced the formation of an advisory committee that has been charged with identifying and recommending candidates to become the next Dean for the UK College of Pharmacy. The committee will be led by co-chairs Trish Freeman, a College alumna and Director of the College’s Center for the Advancement of Pharmacy Practice, and Scott Lephart, Dean of the UK College of Health Sciences.