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Faculty in Action

Orly Vardeny, PharmD, MS
Associate Professor
Vardeny’s Research: Investigating the effect of heart failure medication

Dr. Vardeny’s work falls within the Practice Advancement & Education area where researchers strive to find new ways to achieve healthy outcomes from drug therapies, increase drug safety and effectiveness, and maximize the benefits of medications for their patients. Her interest in heart failure research focuses on delineating contributions of beta adrenergic pathways on metabolic abnormalities and immune function in patients with heart failure.

Learn more about Dr. Vardeny’s research >

Featured News

Dr. Mel deVilliers

December 5, 2016

deVilliers is chair-elect for AACP pharmaceutics section

Melgardt de Villiers, professor (CHS) in the Pharmacy Practice Division and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, has been selected as chair-elect for the Teachers of Pharmaceutics Section of American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).… Read More

Barry Gidal Pharmacy Practice Division

November 28, 2016

Gidal is invited speaker at Neurosantiago 2016

Barry Gidal, professor (CHS) and Chair, Pharmacy Practice Division, presented a plenary session at an international epilepsy conference held in Cuba. Entitled “Advances in the Treatment of Epilepsy: Does Mechanism of Action matter?,” Gidal’s presentation… Read More

Glen Kwon Pharmaceutical Sciences Division

November 21, 2016

Kwon recognized by AAPS for outstanding manuscript

Glen Kwon, professor, in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, has received The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Outstanding Manuscript Award for outstanding achievement in pharmaceutical technologies… Read More

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Upcoming Events

December 14
8:45 AM - 9:45 AM
Pharmacy Practice Seminar – Larisa H. Cavallari, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP

Title: Pharmacogenetics and Predictive Prescribing… Read More

February 10
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduate Recruiting Weekend

An opportunity for prospective students to learn more about our program, interact with our faculty and students, and find out about current research projects.… Read More

April 30
3:00 PM - 5:30 PM
White Coat Ceremony

The White Coat Ceremony is an annual event which emphasizes the importance of professionalism for the student pharmacists in training.… Read More

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