Wermeling Awarded Patent
September 26, 2005
In September, Dan Wermeling, along with other faculty in the College of Engineering, was awarded a patent for a programmable multi-dose intranasal drug delivery device by the United States Government.
College Launches State Tour to Discuss Pharmacist Shortage
September 12, 2005
University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy Dean Kenneth B. Roberts, Ph.D., will meet with pharmacists in 20 communities across Kentucky in the next four months to discuss pharmacy education needs in the state. Programs and meetings are being planned in additional communities during the legislative session as well as next spring and summer.
Thinking of Pharmacy as a Career? Find Out More!
September 12, 2005
The UK College of Pharmacy will host two Open House programs for students interested in pharmacy. On Saturday, Oct. 22, an Open House will be held for current college students. The second program will be held on Saturday, Nov. 19 for high school students. Both programs will be from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Registration is required. Find out more and reserve your spot by clicking here or call (859) 323-2755.
Jay Presents Posters at AACP meeting
August 03, 2005
Susan Jay presented two posters last month at the AACP annual meeting in Cincinnati. The first poster was entitled "Involving Students in the Development of Testable Assessments to Improve Performance." This poster presented information on an attempt to involve students in the development of testable assessments to increase their accuracy in simulated practice activities.
Faculty Member Leading Residency Training Nationally
August 03, 2005
Congratulations to Kelly M. Smith, PharmD; Associate Professor of Pharmacy; Director of the Drug Information Center; and Pharmacy Practice Residency Program Director at the University of Kentucky for her appointment as Chair of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Commission on Credentialing (2005-2006). The Commission on Credentialing is responsible for accreditation of more than 800 pharmacy residency and technician training programs thoughout the United States.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.