News Archive

March 31, 2008

Early detection can be key

Eva Vivian, associate professor in the Pharmacy Practice Division, and School of Pharmacy students raised awareness for youth diabetes by providing screenings for the first time at the annual Multicultural Health Fair as highlighted in the April 6 edition of the Wisconsin State Journal.… Read More

March 31, 2008

Grant furthers work of halogen-containing pharmaceutical agents

The research of Weiping Tang, assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, was awarded $50,000 from the American Chemical Society-Petroleum Research Fund for his proposal, “Catalytic Enantioselective Halogenation of Olefins.” This proposal focuses on the development of stereoselective methods for the synthesis of biologically active halogen-containing pharmaceutical agents. The ACS-PRF funding is designed for early… Read More

March 31, 2008

Students put their spin on the School’s quasquicentennial

Continuing the year-long celebration of the School’s 125th anniversary, current School of Pharmacy students will host a student-planned day of festivities Tuesday, April 15. The activities will begin with the annual Kremers Lecture at Noon featuring Cynthia Raehl, continue with a fun-filled amazing race to identify historic pharmacy landmarks, a picnic, fashion show hosted by… Read More

February 29, 2008

Students’ work recognized at APhA conference

The Wisconsin Society of Pharmacy Students Operation Diabetes program, chaired by Andy Ince and Amy Dietzel, both third year Doctor of Pharmacy students, received a first place award at the recent American Pharmacists Association annual conference in San Diego, California. Over the past year, Operation Diabetes has implemented innovative programming to raise public awareness of… Read More

February 29, 2008

Patwardhan’s work recognized at APhA conference

Pallavi Patwardhan, graduate student in the Social and Administrative Sciences Division, was a finalist for the postgraduate best paper podium award at the American Pharmacists Association annual conference in San Diego, California. Patwardhan works with Betty Chewning, associate professor and Director of the Sonderegger Research Center, and presented “Ask, Advise, and Refer: A Thematic Analysis… Read More

February 29, 2008

Megan Sheahan recognized as student leader

Meagan Sheahan, third year Doctor of Pharmacy student, is the recipient of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacist (ASHP) Student Leadership Award. The award fosters continued personal and professional development through a formal recognition program and recognizes student leader role models who have an interest in health-system practice and encourage student involvement in professional organizations.… Read More

February 29, 2008

David Mott elected a Fellow of the APhA

David Mott, Hammel/Sanders Distinguished Chair in Pharmacy Administration and associate professor in the Social and Administrative Sciences Division, was elected a Fellow of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Pharmaceutical Research and Science (APHA-APRS). In addition to being a member of APhA-APRS, a Fellow brings a minimum of 10 years of professional experience and achievement… Read More

February 29, 2008

Collaboration yields innovation in cancer research

Darin Furgeson, assistant professor in the Pharmaceutical Sciences Division, and colleague Dr. Chris Brace, assistant scientist at the School of Medicine and Public Health and the College of Engineering, were awarded $70,000 from the University of Wisconsin W.H. Coulter Translational Research Partnership, for their proposal, “Microwave Thermal Ablation and Tumor Margin Directed Chemotherapy for Cancer… Read More

February 29, 2008

Adam Nickel

Students, faculty and staff of the School of Pharmacy grieve the loss of Adam Nickel. Adam will be honored in a variety of ways in the days and months ahead by the School of Pharmacy community.… Read More

February 23, 2008

The School of Pharmacy community mourns the loss of a pioneer and champion

Lenor B. Zeeh, passed away February 24, 2008. Zeeh graduated from the School of Pharmacy in 1936 and dedicated his life work to advancing the field. In recent years the school’s Pharmacy Experiment Station was named in his honor. In 2004, Zeeh was the recipient of the first-ever Dean’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the UW… Read More