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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.

College of Pharmacy Students Present QUEST Posters

Pharmacy students experienced interprofessional collaboration as they took part in Quality Improvement Education and Systems Training with their health sciences peers at UofSC.

Successful Match 2020 for College of Pharmacy

The numbers are in and the University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy had a banner year for Residency Match Day.

Creek wins KPIC Business Plan Competition

Pharmacy student Mary Creek wowed the judges with her business plan and came away the winner of the 2020 Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center Business Plan Competition.

Announcing the 2020 Outstanding Alumni Award

Dating back to 1982, the College of Pharmacy Outstanding Alumni Award recognizes community, clinical and corporate pharmacy leaders throughout South Carolina and beyond.

Pharmacy Student Tackles Opioid Epidemic

Pharmacy student Colin Hungerpiller was quickly drawn to discussions on the significance of the opioid epidemic, so he decided to focus on how he might be able to make an impact.

Pharmacy Alumnus Leaps into the World of Ownership

Michael Scruggs grew up working in his hometown corner drugstore where he learned that being a pharmacist means so much more than just dispensing medications.

Breakthrough Leader: Lorne Hofseth

When the College of Pharmacy and the Center for Colon Cancer Research recruited Lorne Hofseth as one of the center’s first faculty hires in 2004, they knew they had a rising star on their hands.

Recognizing Excellence in our UofSC Pharmacy Community

The culmination of the Spring semester is a time we typically come together to celebrate the many successes of our College of Pharmacy community.

A Superhero in a White Coat

Like the fictional characters in the comic books of his youth, pharmacy alumnus Stan Papajohn remains true to his life's purpose of serving humanity.

Pharmacy student hopes to serve in rural community

Heather Hembree credits UofSC with preparing her to make an impact practicing pharmacy in rural South Carolina communities.

Experiential Team Focused on Ensuring Rotations during Pandemic

The College of Pharmacy Experiential Learning team kicked their efforts into high gear to ensure that fourth-year pharmacy students will graduate on time in the midst of COVID-19.

UofSC Pharmacy Faculty Battle COVID-19 on Hospital Front Line

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to climb across the country, the College of Pharmacy's infectious diseases experts are at the forefront working with those affected.

National Academies of Practice Inducts Betsy Blake

Clinical Associate Professor Betsy Blake, Pharm.D, has been elected into the National Academies of Practice (NAP) as a Distinguished Practitioner & Fellow.

Pharmacy Student Receives Prestigious Award from USPHS

UofSC Pharm.D. candidate Alexa Swingle has been named a recipient of the U.S. Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award for 2020.


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