Anticancer Natural Products Article is Monthly Publication Highlight for September
October 11, 2015
A collaborative research project that will help provide investigators a greater understanding of anticancer properties of natural products is the UK College of Pharmacy Monthly Publication Highlight for September 2015.
College to Host Open House October 17
October 08, 2015
The UK College of Pharmacy will host an Open House for prospective students on Saturday, October 17.
The Open House will feature both of the College’s two degree programs – our Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) professional program and our Graduate Program in Pharmaceutical Sciences (PhD) program.
UK Announces Major Outreach Initiative for Naloxone Training
October 07, 2015
The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy announced a major outreach initiative aimed at training pharmacists across the state for the prescription use of naloxone, a medication used for the treatment of suspected opioid overdose. Recent legislation now allows pharmacists, acting under a physician-approved protocol, to fill naloxone orders in their communities without an individual physician's prescription.
A Potential New Approach to Breast Cancer Tumor Targeting is the Monthly Publication Highlight
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.
Wermeling to Provide 2015 Foster Lecture
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.
Coalition Announces Statewide Tour of Naloxone Certification Training for Pharmacists
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.
Kappa Psi Serves UK Cancer Patients
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.
Student Named AFPE Gateway Scholar
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.
New Graduate Students Join the College
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.
Ekinci, Sinclair Take Top Honors in National Kroger/SNPhA Clinical Skills Competition
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.