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College of Pharmacy


Q & A with: Donna J. Walker

Alumna Donna J. Walker ('79) shares her mantra for life and who she would invite to her dream dinner party.

College of Pharmacy - It's Match Day!

March 13 is Decision Day, a day full of excitement and anticipation for many of UofSC College of Pharmacy students pursuing post-graduate residencies.

Student Pharmacists Attend Legislative Day

This year, 60 students from pharmacy programs around the state participated in Pharmacy Legislative Day at the South Carolina State House.

College of Pharmacy Faculty, Staff and Students train as Safe Zone Allies

College of Pharmacy faculty and staff joined a growing network of informed and supportive LGBTQ+ allies during a Safe Zone workshop last month.

Shaping the Future

Developing initiatives that enhance our ability to attract a more diverse student enrollment remains a focal point for Amy Grant, associate dean for student affairs and diversity.

Q & A with: Jordan Cooler

Assistant professor and alumna Jordan Cooler ('16 Pharm.D.) shares her greatest accomplishment and what she's currently reading, watching & listening to.

Love is in the Air: College of Pharmacy Love Stories

Whether it's the amount of time students spend together or a shared professional interest, love and marriage seem to go together for many UofSC College of Pharmacy students.

Opportunities Abound at the Pharmacy Career Expo

As the role of the pharmacist in health care continues to expand, so do the number of potential career paths for our graduates.

Student poster attracts national attention

Three representatives from the College of Pharmacy received the attention of national news outlets for their presentation at December's ASHP conference in Las Vegas.

Continuing the Fight Against Colon Cancer

Lorne Hofseth, professor in the College of Pharmacy, received a $1.7 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the effects of a ginseng molecule that may positively impact the future treatment of colon cancer.

Q & A with: Cory Jenks

Alumnus Cory Jenks ('11 Pharm.D.) shares his most important life lesson and how improv comedy has made him a better pharmacist.

2020 Breakthrough Award Recipients to be Honored for Research Excellence

Professor Lorne Hofseth is among those honored by the Office of the Vice President for Research with a 2020 Breakthrough Leadership in Research award.

Pharmacy Researcher Develops Nanococktail for Cancer Treatment

Peisheng Xu, associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, may be on the path to solve the dilemma of safety versus efficacy in cancer therapy.

Meet new faculty: Julie Sease

Julie Sease has rejoined the College of Pharmacy as senior associate dean and clinical professor. A graduate of the college in 2003, Sease also previously was a faculty member for five years.

UofSC sees increase in federal funding for health sciences

In the 2019 fiscal year, UofSC received more than $100 million in federal funding for health sciences, particularly from highly competitive sources such as the National Institutes of Health.

Novel Cancer Research Grant Awarded from American Cancer Society

Ozgur Sahin, associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, received a Research Scholar Grant from the American Cancer Society that could impact the way breast cancer patients will be treated in the future.

Unique Partnership with Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation Yields National Recognition for UofSC Pharmacy Students

Six Nephron-based student teams from UofSC were selected to present findings at the ASHP National Conference.

Learn something new every day

Celeste Caulder's job is to teach budding pharmacists how to use what they learn in the classroom and apply it in real-world situations, where every case, every patient is different.

Nephron, UofSC researchers improving medication safety through automation

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation joined forces with UofSC's College of Engineering and Computing and the College of Pharmacy to design and implement an automation process that improves patient safety.

Mayors on the Map

You don’t need a degree from the University of South Carolina to get elected mayor in the Palmetto State, but it certainly doesn’t hurt. This summer, Carolinian magazine traveled the state, from the Lowcountry to the Upstate, from the Midlands to the Pee Dee, interviewing South Carolina alumni who hold the esteemed office.

Pursuit of the Possible

The Walker Leadership Scholars Program has been identifying, guiding and nurturing College of Pharmacy students to become industry leaders since 2013.

The Long Run: Diane Wise

They arrived in the 1970s, some after serving in Vietnam, some fresh out of high school or college. More than 40 years later, they still come to work at the University of South Carolina — some after officially “retiring.” TIMES spoke with a few of these long-term employees to see what keeps them coming back to work on campus.

Colon cancer researcher finds new treatment for deadly disease

When colon cancer spreads, it often ends up in the liver, where surgery can be complicated, even impossible. That’s why research in the University of South Carolina’s College of Pharmacy proving the efficacy of a new class of cancer drugs is so significant.

On the trail of a killer

It isn’t a common disease, but ovarian cancer is usually fatal, accounting for more deaths than all other female reproductive cancers. That makes Mythreye Karthikeyan’s research all the more relevant as she zeroes in on the cancer’s Achilles' heel.

A Catalyst for Revolutionizing Pharmacy Education

Since its founding in 2011, the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center has positively impacted the lives and career aspirations of hundreds of University of South Carolina students and alumni.


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