News Archive

September 10, 2019

Alumna Julie Dagam Honored as ASHP Fellow

Alumna Julie Dagam is honored as a 2019 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists fellow, in recognition of contributions to pharmacy practice and her profession.… Read More

September 10, 2019

Leading in a Budding Industry

Formerly a toxicologist with Apple, alumna Echo Rufer (BS '04) is now a leader in a new-but-booming industry, as head of biocompatibility and toxiology at PAX Labs.… Read More

September 10, 2019

Cancer Prevention Through Education

Assistant Professor Olufunmilola Abraham received a grant from American Cancer Society to research Wisconsin teenagers' knowledge about cancer and caner prevention, which will potentially change their health education.… Read More

September 10, 2019

Long Delays Prescribing New Antibiotics Hinder Market for Needed Drugs

A survey of how 132 hospitals prescribed six new antibiotics from 2014 to 2018 found that the average time to prescribe any one of the new drugs was 398 days.… Read More

September 10, 2019

New Research Could Unlock Old Antibiotics to Treat MRSA

With a new R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health, Associate Professor Warren Rose is testing a MRSA subset that might not be as resistant to beta-lactams as previously thought.… Read More

September 10, 2019

Breaking Down the Biology of the Brain’s Natural Barriers

Assistant Professor Michael Taylor is studying the cells of zebrafish and their biology to further explore the development and function of the unique characteristics of brain blood vessels and the roles they play in preventing and treating diseases in the brain.… Read More

September 9, 2019

Wisconsin Medicaid Expansion Lowered Antidiabetic Drug Costs 70%

The expanded coverage also correlated with a 4 percent increase in childless adults using antidiabetic medications, such as insulin and oral medications like metformin, finds Assistant Professor Kevin Look.… Read More

September 9, 2019

Videos, Music on Tablets Boost Moods of Dementia Patients and Caregivers

A new study by School of Pharmacy researchers finds promising results for a non-pharmacological intervention to improve the moods of patients with dementia.… Read More

September 7, 2019

Breaking the Opioid Cycle: Part 2

In the second in a three-part series exploring how School of Pharmacy researchers are curbing the opioid epidemic, faculty are testing a new tool to improve appropriate prescribing and leveraging pharmacist expertise to increase naloxone dispensing.… Read More

September 7, 2019

School Welcomes New Assistant Professor Marina Maes

New Associate Professor Marina Maes brings a focus on women’s health and chronic disease management to the School's Pharmacy Practice Division.… Read More