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Q & A with: Gene Reeder

Alumnus and professor Gene Reeder shares his path to pharmacy - along with some helpful life lessons and advice for future pharmacy professionals.

College Hosts Virtual Back-to-School 5K

Alumni, faculty, staff, and friends of the College of Pharmacy joined in on the college's inaugural Virtual 5K Run/Walk from September 1 -7.

Determined to Give Back

As a Ph.D. student in the College of Pharmacy, B. Celia Cui has spent the last several months giving of her time to help with the university's COVID-19 testing and research.

Compounding Lab Prepared for a New Way of Learning

As fall semester approached, Assistant Professor Kathy Quarles Moore reformatted her laboratory course for optimal face-to-face learning, while ensuring the safety of her students and assistants.

Robot Boosts COVID-19 Testing Efforts

Over the summer, the Diagnostic Genomics Lab installed a robotic liquid handler to support the College of Pharmacy's newly launched Saliva Assay Free Expedited (SAFE) Testing initiative.

Pharmacy professor receives concurrent grants for HIV/AIDS research

College of Pharmacy Professor Jun Zhu's R01 grants will have a meaningful impact on his research into HIV/AIDS, which affects nearly 38 million people around the world.

Students Celebrate White Coat Ceremony

While the White Coat Ceremony is traditionally held with students, faculty, family and friends in attendance, COVID-19 forced a revamped version of the event this year.

Q & A with: Pamela Quizon

Alumna Pamela Quizon combined her scientific expertise with her passion for digital media to develop a career in biotech marketing.

Pharmacy Researcher Receives Accolades

Associate Professor Kevin Lu has been elected a Fellow of the International Society of Pharmaco- Epidemiology, one of the most prestigious recognitions from a scientific organization.

ACS Institutional Research Grant Funds Awarded

As the recipient of the American Cancer Society Institutional Research Grant, Charles Bennett announces four awards totaling $90,000 to researchers at UofSC.

College of Pharmacy Infectious Diseases Specialist Impacts National Research for COVID-19

Associate Professor Julie Ann Justo is spending her days immersed in patient care and research to find effectual treatments for COVID-19.

Pharmacy Alum Tackles Medical Riddle of COVID-19

Alumna Krutika Mediwala credits the education she received at UofSC in providing her the background needed to be successful both as a clinician and a mentor.

A Year in Review - Student Government

The College of Pharmacy Student Government Association highlights their successes from the year and gives a glimpse at what's in store for 2020-2021.

College of Pharmacy Alumnus Honored by USPHS Pharmacists

Commander Ryan Buff was recognized for his efforts to improve pharmacy services at the Northern Navajo Medical Center in Shiprock, New Mexico.

Palmetto Poison Center Director Receives National Board Appointment

Jill Michels has been appointed to serve a three-year term to the American Board of Applied Toxicology Board of Directors.

PEEP Awards Announced

The Palmetto Experiential Education Partnership (PEEP) is proud to announce its annual awards in recognition of the dedication and excellence of the program's outstanding preceptors.

KPIC Names Alumnus as New Chair

The Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center is pleased to announce that James Lindsay Cobbs has been named chair for the center.

Pharmacy Alums Fill a Need for Hand Sanitizer

In an effort to support their communities through the shortage, alumni from the UofSC College of Pharmacy stepped up to help bridge the gap and produce the scarce product.

Gift from Nephron will Support COVID-19 Testing for UofSC

Nephron Pharmaceuticals generously donated a robotic liquid handler to the College of Pharmacy, supporting the related research of several faculty in Drug Discovery and Biomedical Research.

UofSC Pharmacy Researcher Targets Chemotherapy-Resistant Protein

Associate Professor Ozgur Sahin and his team are continuing to make strides in their fight against breast cancer.

Dunn named PLS Outstanding Chapter Advisor

Phi Lambda Sigma has bestowed its 2020 Outstanding Chapter Advisor Award on Brie Dunn, associate dean for outcomes assessment and accreditation at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.

A Year in Review - SNPhA

The Student National Pharmaceutical Association at UofSC highlights their successes from the year and gives a glimpse at what's in store for the new school year.

Students Show Strong Performance on PCOA

Six UofSC pharmacy students earned scores in the 95th percentile or higher on this year's Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment exam.

Palmetto Poison Center Hosts Facebook Live Events for Safety Education

The Palmetto Poison Center, part of the UofSC College of Pharmacy, is focusing on providing safety information for families who are finding themselves confined to the house during COVID-19.

Ph.D. Graduate Focuses on Improving Population Health

When Eric Chinaeke came to the United States from Nsukka, Enugu State, Nigeria, he had already spent several years studying pharmaceutical sciences and public health.


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