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Grant Provides Opportunity for Diversity Training

The College of Pharmacy will offer its students a more in-depth look at the concepts of diversity, equity and inclusion in a course to begin in the fall of 2022.

A Breast Cancer Survivor and an Oncological Pharmacist

Emily Willett Gorman and Kelsey Shamblen did not cross paths while students at the College of Pharmacy, yet both have been impacted by a single connection – cancer, as a patient and as a care provider.

Class of 2024 Walker Leadership Scholars Named

Each year, through a competitive application and interview process, two pharmacy students from the first-year class are designated as Walker Leadership Scholars.

Alumna Named Woman Pharmacist of the Year

In recognition of her outstanding work as a clinical pharmacist, College of Pharmacy alumna Nicole Bookstaver has been selected as Woman Pharmacist of the Year for Health-Systems.

4MyPharmily Provides Support to Students

As part of its ongoing efforts to support students during the COVID-19 pandemic, the College of Pharmacy has developed a series of open-door sessions as part of its 4MyPharmily campaign.

Q&A with Eduardo "Eddie" Seijo ('11)

UofSC alumnus Eddie Seijo may have stumbled into pharmacy by accident, but he soon found his calling - and his family - within the walls of our college. Learn more in the latest alumni Q&A.

It's Flu Season - Talk to Your Patients

While the level of flu activity last season was low in comparison to previous years, the Centers for Disease Control is predicting this year's flu season will occur sooner and likely be more severe.

2021 PEEP Awards Announced

The Palmetto Experiential Education Partnership is pleased to announce its 2021 PEEP Awards in recognition of the dedication and excellence of the program's outstanding preceptors.

COP Receives Significant Grant

A project developed from a long-running collaboration between the two departments in the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy received a new five-year NIH R01 award totaling $2.1 million.

Q&A with Montgomery Green ('09)

Montgomery Williams Green credits the top-tier pharmacy education at UofSC with helping her achieve success in both academia and antimicrobial stewardship. Read more in our latest alumni Q&A.

Clinical teaching award: Kathy Quarles Moore

Kathy Quarles Moore, a University of South Carolina alumna and assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy, is the 2021 Clinical Practice Teaching Award winner.

Class of 2025 Receives White Coats

The University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy Class of 2025 received their white coats during a ceremony held Friday, August 20, at the Koger Center.

Ph.D. Graduate Finds Her Path

Ashley Godwin always had an interest in medicine, but when a hand disability became an issue for her in the Pharm.D. program, she channeled her passion and creativity toward a new path.

Pharmacists play key role in Back-to-School health

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, and as a pharmacist, this is a unique opportunity to have an important conversation with patients about immunizations.

Wyatt Named Chair for Drug Discovery & Biomedical Sciences

Professor Michael Wyatt has accepted a 5-year appointment as Chair for the Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences with the UofSC College of Pharmacy.

Diversity and Inclusive Excellence Curriculum Grants Winners

College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Jordan Cooler was one of ten UofSC faculty members awarded a grant from the Center for Teaching Excellence to develop courses exploring issues of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Q&A with Ken Couch ('69)

Alumnus Ken Couch turned his teenage drug clerk job into a career delivering technology to pharmacies across the country, bringing in $2.4 billion a year at Smith Drug Company. Read more about his journey from part-time to president in our latest Q&A.

Experiential team recognized by AACP

For their dedication to overcoming the challenges of the past year, the Experiential team at the UofSC College of Pharmacy received the Award for Excellence in Experiential Education from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Students discover what it takes to become a pharmacist at UofSC

Through the Carolina Master Scholars Adventure Series, high school students spent a week at the College of Pharmacy learning how to read prescriptions, compound medications, and more.

Sease named interim dean of College of Pharmacy

Julie Sease has been selected as the interim dean of the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy, effective July 1. She succeeds Stephen Cutler, who was announced as South Carolina’s interim provost.

Q&A with Woodrow A. Bell ('87)

As far back as he can remember, UofSC alumnus Woodrow Bell dreamed of being a doctor. Today he lives out that dream providing compassionate care to underserved populations in our state.

College of Pharmacy Participates in Vaccination Education Initiative

The UofSC College of Pharmacy will take part in the Juneteenth Freedom Festival on Saturday, June 19 in Columbia to support an on-site health clinic and answer questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Support Pharmacy Students through the White Coat Fund

The White Coat ceremony is an annual tradition and educational milestone for student pharmacists, marking the day they begin their training at the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy.

College of Pharmacy focused on Diversity and Health Equity

The College of Pharmacy is devoted to providing a most inclusive environment for all students, faculty, staff and alumni and supported several initiatives aimed toward that goal during the past year.

Palmetto Poison Center Focuses on Summer Boating Safety

June is National Safety Month, and one hazard in particular that is often forgotten is carbon monoxide poisoning. When heading out for a boating adventure, be aware of the potential for this deadly gas.

 

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