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Community Residency Program Accredited

May 18, 2004

The ASHP Commission on Credentialing has approved the accreditation of the College's Community Pharmacy Residency for three years. This is the initial accreditation of this program. Dr. Holly Divine has done an outstanding job of developing this residency program to the level it is at currently.

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Akers Awarded American Heart Association Grant

May 17, 2004

Scott Akers has just been notified that his project entitled "Differential Regulation of MAP kinases and Protein Kinase B by Angiotension II Subtype Receptors During Myocardial Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury" has been funded by the American Heart Association. The award will be a two year grant, in the amount of $121,000. Congratulations Scott!!

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Poster Presentation

May 02, 2004

Melody Ryan and J. S. Butler have completed a poster entitled "Forms and Free Goods: A Retrospective Analysis of Patient Assistance Programs." which was presented last week at the ACCP-ESCP International Congress on Clinical Pharmacy in Paris, France.

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Davis Published in Kuhn's Book

April 28, 2004

George Davis recently published a chapter in Dr. Kun's book, "Pediatric Pharmacotherapy, 4th edition." His chapter was entitled "Practical Pharmacokinetics."

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Romanelli and Smith Win National Teaching Award

April 27, 2004

Frank Romanelli and Kelly Smith were selected as winners of the 2004 AACP Council of Faculties Innovations in Teaching Competition. They will be presenting their innovation "Development and Implementation of a Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Certificate Program for Pharmacy Residents" at the 2004 AACP Annual Meeting in July. The team will receive a $1200 stipend from AACP to attend the meeting.

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Ryan published in Kuhn's book

April 27, 2004

Melody Ryan recently published a chaper in Kuhn's book,"Pediatric Pharmacotherapy, 4th edition." Her chapter was entitled "Childhood Epilepsy and Febrile Seizures."

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Divine elected to Board

April 27, 2004

Holly Divine was recently elected to the KPhA Board of Directors.

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Thorn Promoted

April 08, 2004

Adjunct, associate professor, Deborah Thorn was recently promoted to Regional Scientific Associate Director with Novartis Pharmaceuticals.

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Romanelli to Take Part in Freshman Seminar Series

April 08, 2004

Frank Romanelli has been invited to participate in UK's Freshman Discovery Seminar Series. The program is under the direction of the Provost's office and is intended to develop critical thinking and scholarship among UK's top incoming students. He will offer a course on the discovery of HIV disease and its implications as a modern day epidemic.

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Foster to Chair Nominations Committee

April 08, 2004

Tom Foster has been selected to chair the Nominations Committee for the United States Pharmacopeial Convention 2005-2010 Quinquennium. The Nominations Committee of the Convention slates candidates for election to the Expert Committees of the USP, the national public drug standard setting organization.

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