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Botts and Ryan Publish Book Chapter

June 29, 2005

Sheila Botts and Melody Ryan , along with Gara Coffey, have published a book chapter entitled "Drug-induced psychiatric diseases: depression" in ASHP's publication- Drug- Induced Diseases: Prevention, Detection, and Management.

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UK Pharmacy Resident to Receive Honors from National Pharmacy Association

June 26, 2005

LEXINGTON, KY -- Jared Freml, Pharm.D., pharmacist in the University of Kentucky Pharmacy Residency Program, will be honored by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) during the association's upcoming 2005 Annual Meeting and Seminars in Cincinnati set for July 9-13. Freml is one of seven pharmacists -- and the only pharmacy postgraduate resident -- being recognized by the national association.

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UK College of Pharmacy Program Receives National Honors

June 12, 2005

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation honored the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy's PharmacistCare Medication Therapy Management Services as one of three national winners during the eighth annual Pinnacle Awards June 14 at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington, D.C.

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Pharmacy Faculty Receive Wethington Awards

June 07, 2005

University of Kentucky Wethington Awards, designed to increase the university's extramural grant and contract funding programs, have been awarded to 265 UK faculty members this month, including 28 from the UK College of Pharmacy. The awards supplement the departmental salaries of faculty members who develop ideas and write proposals for extramural funding.

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Divine and Nicholas Receive Prestigious Award

May 30, 2005

Holly Divine and Amy Nicholas have received an APhA Foundation Pinnacle Award for their outstanding efforts with the REACH Diabetes Education & Management Program. This award recognizes pioneering individuals for their exemplary leadership contributions in medication use quality improvement and the delivery of appropriate pharmaceutical care.

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New Publication by Department Faculty

May 30, 2005

Melody Ryan and JS Butler were both published in the Article "Factors Leading Patients to Discontinue Multiple Schlerosis Therapies" that was published in the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association, volume 45.

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UK College of Pharmacy Honors 119 Graduates

May 05, 2005

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy honored 119 students during the 2005 Graduation Recognition Ceremony held May 6 at the UK Singletary Center for the Arts. Of those completing requirements for degrees, four students received a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences; three students completed a Master's degree in pharmaceutical sciences; and 112 received the Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree.

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Bucy, Hamon Named COP Employees of the Year

May 02, 2005

Mandy Bucy, Administrative Coordinator for the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Jan Hamon, chemical safety officer, were named the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Employees of the Year. The annual awards presented to an administrative and technical staff member were announced April 29, during the College's staff retreat held at the Embassy Suites in Lexington.

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DeLuca Honored at Postgraduate Conference Banquet

April 24, 2005

Patrick P. DeLuca, Ph.D., professor at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, was honored April 22 at Spindletop Hall during the UK Postgraduate Conference sponsored by the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and the UK student chapter of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS). DeLuca was recognized for his many years of service to the College and the profession as a leader and mentor. More than 100 faculty colleagues, former graduate students, postdoctoral fellows, and family and friends joined in honoring him at the dinner reception.

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2005 Postgraduate Conference Set for April 21-23

April 17, 2005

Joseph B. Bogardus, Ph.D., executive director, Pharmaceutics Research and Development at Bristol-Myers Squibb Co., in New Brunswick, N.J., will be the keynote speaker at the 2005 Postgraduate Conference hosted by the University of Kentucky Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. Dr. Bogardus will present, Choosing Pharmaceutical Solid State Forms, at 8:45 a.m. April 22 at the W.T. Young Library. Faculty, students and alumni also will be giving presentations throughout the day during the conference.

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