News Archive

February 14, 2017

Organ Donor Awareness Group Receives Award

School of Pharmacy students participating in the Organ Donation Awareness (ODA) group, one of the community outreach efforts of the Wisconsin Society of Pharmacy Students (WSPS) is the recipient of a Veloxis Pharmaceuticals Organ Donation Awareness Challenge grant.… Read More

February 10, 2017

Look to deliver TED-like talk at APhA meeting

“Innovative Research in Pharmacy Practice,” is the title of a TED-style podium presentation that Kevin Look, assistant professor in the Social and Administrative Sciences Division, will deliver at the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition this March in San Francisco.… Read More

February 3, 2017

Zorek’s research recognized with Baldwin Award

Research published by Joe Zorek, assistant professor (CHS) in the Pharmacy Practice Division, and colleagues, entitled “A comparison of the validity of two instruments assessing health professional student perceptions of interprofessional education and practice,” was recognized in January 2016 with runner up honors… Read More

January 25, 2017

Graduate students benefit through MRSEC funding

Pharmaceutical sciences graduate students, Moira Esson working in the laboratory of Associate Professor Sandro Mecozzi, and Men Zhu, working in the laboratory of Professor Lian Yu, will benefit from a new Student Seed Program.… Read More

January 23, 2017

Hofer contributes to study on the opioid epidemic

Alissa Hofer, a fourth year Doctor of Pharmacy student, was the lead author in a study exploring pharmacists’ role in addressing the opioid epidemic. Hofer collaborated with addiction medicine experts in the UW Department of Family Medicine and Community Health (UW DFMCH). The study was published in the July/August 2016 issue of the Journal of… Read More

January 17, 2017

Chewning contributes expertise to program review and research study sections

Betty Chewning, professor and Apple Distinguished Chair in the Social and Administrative Sciences Division, served as a member of the Study Team for the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy… Read More

January 12, 2017

Li to hold the inaugural Apinis Professorship

Lingjun Li, professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, is the first faculty member to hold the recently created Janis Apinis Professorship. Established by John Apinis and his wife, Inara, in honor of his parents it honors their family’s remarkable story.… Read More

January 10, 2017

Shiyanbola to address health literacy at upcoming summit

Olayinka Shiyanbola, assistant professor in the Social and Administrative Sciences Division, is among the invited presenters for the 8th Patient Adherence and Access Summit to be held in Philadelphia in March.… Read More

December 23, 2016

Rees selected for NIH Biotech Training Program

Evan Rees, a first-year pharmaceutical sciences graduate student in the laboratory of Jason Kwan, assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, was recently awarded a multiple-year traineeship from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Biotechnology Training Program (BTP).… Read More

December 22, 2016

Faculty awarded funding through Fall Research Competition

Pharmaceutical Sciences professor Glen Kwon and assistant professors, Jason Kwan and Jiaoyang Jiang are three of seven faculty who submitted applications for the annual Fall Research Competition and selected to receive funding in this round.… Read More

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