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COVID-19 Vaccines: Fact vs. Fiction

We sat down with Vince Venditto, Ph.D., assistant professor in the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy, to discuss the COVID-19 vaccines and distinguish fact from fiction. Venditto received training in organic synthesis and vaccine development and is now working on a clinical trial with community pharmacies to understand the prevalence of SARS-CoV-2 in Kentucky.

UK HealthCare Study Uncovers Quality of Medication

UK HealthCare is one of only two known pharmacy groups examining and testing incoming medications for dispensing for quality, purity, and potential contamination. A recent drug study revealed that several vials in their contents had impurities greater than 6 times the amount allowed by the United States Pharmacopeia.

Research Publications - November 2020

The November 2020 publications from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy are now live. If you're your recent publication has been missed, please send the ADR's Office the citation to be added to the next month's list.

Research Publications - October 2020

The October 2020 publications from the University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy are now live. If you're your recent publication has been missed, please send the ADR's Office the citation to be added to the next month's list.

UK College of Pharmacy Launches Third Annual Week of Gratitude

Every year the UK College of Pharmacy takes a week in November to show appreciation for its community of support. #ThankBlue Week originated out of a desire to celebrate the generosity of the UKCOP family and find ways to pay it forward.

Working for the Greater Good: from Pharmacy School to the Air Force

The United States has one of the largest militaries in the entire world, with over a million brave individuals putting their lives on the line for the greater good. One of those individuals is Becca Seagraves, a 2019 UKCOP graduate and pharmacist in the Air Force. Seagraves's military career required her to continually adapt as she quickly went from a recent pharmacy grad to being in charge of a team of over 25 people at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Pharmacy.

College of Pharmacy Adds 11th Affiliated Pharmacy Residency Program

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy is adding its 11th affiliated pharmacy residency program through its partnership with The Medical Center at Bowling Green.

Cindy Stowe Named 2020 Paul Parker Award Recipient

Cindy Stowe (BS ’91, PharmD ’91, R201), Dean at the University of Arkansas for Medical Science College of Pharmacy, has been named the 2020 recipient of the Paul F. Parker Award. She will receive the award during the 2020 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Meeting.

UK College of Pharmacy Collaboration Results in $2.9 Million Grant to Advance Epilepsy Research

Björn Bauer and a team of six co-investigators recently received $2.9 million from the National Institutes of Health to support their mission to find therapeutic strategies to resolve neurovascular inflammation and repair blood-brain barrier dysfunction in epilepsy.

College of Pharmacy Hosting Graduate Student Open House

The University of Kentucky College of Pharmacy will host a virtual Open House for prospective graduate students at 4:00 p.m. EDT on Thursday, October 29, 2020. Prospective students will have a chance to discuss the opportunities for graduate study in pharmaceutical sciences and hear directly from students in the top-ranked program.

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