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Q & A with: Everett B. McAllister

Retired U.S. Air Force Colonel Everett B. McAllister knows that his career and experiences have equipped him for a deeper calling. Learn more in our latest alumni Q&A.

Student Pharmacists Gain Experience through Wellness Wednesday

Student volunteers provided blood pressure checks, blood glucose monitoring, and medication reviews to the public during "Wellness Wednesday" events at Medicine Mart pharmacy.

College of Pharmacy Expands Rural Health Training Opportunities

In an effort to expand training in rural settings, the College of Pharmacy, along with the SC Center for Rural and Primary Healthcare, has partnered with Tandem Health to offer a PGY1 Residency position.

Pharmacy Students Serve on the Blackfeet Indian Reservation

Two fourth-year pharmacy students spent the month of September providing care to members of the Blackfeet Tribe at the Blackfeet Community Hospital in Browning, Montana.

Poison Control Center Receives Continued Accreditation

The Palmetto Poison Center, housed within the College of Pharmacy at UofSC, has again received accreditation by the American Association of Poison Control Centers.

College of Pharmacy Expands Diversity Initiatives

As part of the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion initiative, pharmacy student organizations are stepping up to organize lectures, workshops, and activities that will help them better serve their communities.

Q & A with: Julia G. Mims

For alumna Julia G. Mims, education and perseverance were the keys to her dream career as a Clinical Pharmacist – though “volunteer” is a title she holds equally important on her life's resume.

UofSC to expand saliva-based COVID-19 testing statewide

The University of South Carolina will expand rapid saliva-based COVID-19 testing to other colleges and universities across the state thanks to a new $16.7 million grant from the state of South Carolina.

A Legacy to Help Others

George Sample graduated from the UofSC College of Pharmacy in 1952 and served his community for sixty years as a pharmacist, but his legacy of helping others extends far beyond his work.

College of Pharmacy Supports Plasma Drive

The UofSC College of Pharmacy Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists recently partnered with The Blood Connection and Student Health Services for a Convalescent Plasma Blood Drive on campus.

KPIC Holds Virtual Career Summit

Pharmacy and pre-pharmacy students spent a recent Saturday learning about non-traditional career opportunities as the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center held its Annual Career Summit.

College of Pharmacy Supports SC Counts

Alumni and students from the UofSC College of Pharmacy recently took part in SC Counts, a statewide day of service held across 25 counties in South Carolina.

UofSC Faculty Garner More Than $279 Million in Research and Sponsored Awards Funding

For the sixth consecutive year, #UofSC faculty have set a record for external research and sponsored awards funding, garnering $279.5 million in fiscal year 2020.

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.


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