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Resident Accepts Position in DC

March 23, 2005

Dr. Ibis Lopez has accepted a position as a pediatric hematology-oncology pharmacy specialist at Children's National Medical Center in Washington DC starting in September. We wish her well as she continues her pediatric career and now have another friend to look up in Washington. I am confident that she will add to the institution's success...continue...

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Amerson Receives Sarah Bennett Holmes Award

March 22, 2005

Dr. Ann Amerson has just received the 12th Annual Sarah Bennett Holmes Award for her service in promoting the growth and well being of women at UK. She was nominated along with 11 other female employees and was selected as the only faculty recipient of the award. Dr. Amerson has been inspiring women as a role model for 36 years at UK, and this award was truly fitting for all her work here. We are incredibly proud that she has received this award, and wish to congratulate her on all that she has accomplished. Please click on the link for more information about the award.

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Fletcher Announces Funding for New Pharmacy Building

March 14, 2005

Gov. Ernie Fletcher officially announced Tuesday $40 million in funding for a new pharmacy building as part of his statewide tour promoting bipartisan accomplishments in the General Assembly. Funding that will help expand the pharmacy program was one of many budgeted items Fletcher mentioned during a news conference held on the UK campus. Money also has been allocated for hospital expansion, an animal diagnostic center, student health services and a sports practice facility.

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Dr. Fink Honored

March 08, 2005

Joseph L. Fink III was recognized at the Third Annual Conference of the Ohio Valley Affiliates for Life Sciences in Dayton, OH, on March 7, with an award for his role as a founder of the organization and leadership as a member of the Steering Committee 2002-2005. The Ohio Valley Affiliates for Life Sciences (OVALS) was created in 2002 as a forum to discuss and stimulate economic development opportunities for life sciences within the "Ohio Valley" region. The goals of the partnership are to: - Increase regional visibility for existing life sciences assets

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PPS Faculty to take part in ACCP Spring Practice and Research Forum

March 03, 2005

A number of our department faculty will be traveling to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina April 10th through the 13th to participate in the 2005 Spring Practice and Research Forum put on by ACCP. For a complete listing of the activities, including a list of participants. continue...

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Foster Appointed as Consultant to Federal Office

March 03, 2005

Dr. Thomas Foster has been appointed as a Special Government Employee(SGE) consultant to the federal Office of Human Research Protections (OHRP) of the Department of Health and Human Services.

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Nicholas Named to Rho Chi Alumni Honor Roll

March 02, 2005

Amy Nicholas, Pharm.D., assistant professor in the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, was named to the Alumni Honor Roll by the Alpha Xi Chapter of Rho Chi, the academic honor society in pharmacy. Nicholas was honored during the UK chapter's annual banquet held Feb. 24 at Spindletop Hall.

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PPS Faculty Receive ASHP Best Practices Award

March 02, 2005

The American Society of Health System Pharmacists awarded the sixth annual Best Practices Award in Health System Pharmacy to a group from the UK Medical Center that included Craig Martin, Bob Rapp, and John Armistead from our department. Their project was entitled "Improving Antimicrobal Use at a University Hospital: Results of the First Five Years of a multidisciplinary Antimicrobal Management Program." They were honored on December 6th at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting. They were one of 6 projects selected to receive the award out of over 50 applications.

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Nicholas Presents at Fall Conference

March 02, 2005

Amy Nicholas, assistant professor, presented "Treatment of Hyperlipidemia: Challenges for Pharmacists" at the UK College of Pharmacy Fall Conference last October in Lexington.

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Nicholas Presents at Physician Assistants Meeting

March 02, 2005

Amy Nicholas presented "COPD: Overview and Treatment Strategies for Physician Assistants" at the Annual Meeting for the Kentucky Association of Physician Assistants last November.

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