Increasing naloxone’s accessibility, as the drug marks one year in Minnesota pharmacies
"The intent of making naloxone more available should be about keeping people alive,” says Mark Schneiderhan. Read more
Come help us celebrate the momentous occasion for the 12th Annual Pharmacy Gala!
The Pharmacy Gala is held each year to commemorate a first year pharmacy student, Michelle Mentzer, who passed away from leukemia in 2005. The money raised from the Gala is put towards the Michelle Mentzer Scholarship, which is awarded each year to a pharmacy student who exemplifies such similar outstanding qualities as Michelle.
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After seeing her rural Minnesota community struggle with a growing heroin and opioid addiction problem, Assistant Professor Laura Palombi set out to do something about it.
Imagine if an individual’s DNA could be matched to the most effective medication to treat his or her case specifically. Using pharmacogenomics, researchers and providers are getting closer to achieving this goal.
Marilyn Speedie, PhD, will retire as Dean of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy in early 2017 or until a replacement is in place.
Did you know that your pharmacist is more than someone who fills prescriptions?