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 low prescribing rates among MN providers

With opioid overdose deaths increasing at alarming speed, naloxone, an overdose antidote, provides some hope amidst a grave, serious public health crisis. From 2014 to 2015 alone, opioid-related overdose deaths increased 11 percent in Minnesota.

Timothy Stratton news square photo

CoP survey found many MN jails don’t have the infrastructure or planning in place to support inmates with mental illnesses, particularly upon release.

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1st year student Jacob Schally says, “I’ve met some incredible pharmacists and I want to work hard so I can follow in their footsteps.”

Laura Palombi award

Award recognizes her outstanding commitment to raising awareness of the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

Mike Swanoski

Michael Swanoski, PharmD, is the new Senior Associate Dean for the Duluth campus.

Randy Seifert

Randy Seifert, PharmD, professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, has been named the Peters Endowed Chair in Pharmacy

Randall Seifert

Randall Seifert, PharmD, senior associate dean and professor at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, has been selected as the 2016 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal recipient.

Michelle Johnson-Jennings faculty profile story

Dr. Michelle Johnson-Jennings is a trained clinical psychologist, a health researcher and advocate for tribal communities and a member of the Choctaw Nation.

Derek Jennings faculty profile story

According to Aristotle, “The soul never thinks without a picture.” So perhaps the image-based research Dr. Derek Jennings does could be defined as a way to ‘discover what the soul is thinking’…

Laura Palombi

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.

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