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mobile healthcare workers

The University of Minnesota has received a $1 million philanthropic investment from the Otto Bremer Trust to establish mobile healthcare services in communities that lack access to medical care because of COVID-19, civil unrest related to racial injustice as well as economic and other factors.

Image of IV dripping

IV bafBaclofen, a muscle relaxant drug, benefits individuals who experience dystonia (abnormal muscle tension) or spasticity (muscle stiffness or rigidity) caused by cerebral palsy, multiple sclerosis, brain or spinal cord injury. The drug is currently available as oral tablets and as an intrathecal solution delivered through a pump into the spinal column.

Laura Palombi

Laura Palombi is the 2020 recipient University of Minnesota President's Community-Engaged Scholar Award. 

Amy Pittenger photo

Amy Pittenger receives the University of Minnesota 2020 President’s Award for Outstanding Service. 

mixing hand sanitizer

Cross-disciplinary collaboration by colleagues and students in the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and M Health Fairview has produced more than 1,000 gallons of hand sanitizer for M Health Fairview to help with supply levels in the fight against COVID-19. 

Portrait of Stephen Schondelmeyer

Stephen Schondelmeyer, PharmD, PhD, and Mike Osterholm, PhD, MPH, are the co-principal investigators on The Resilient Medical Drug Supply Project (funded by a gift from the Walton Family Foundation

Covid-19 stories

College of Pharmacy students, faculty, staff, alumni and partners have been finding innovative and creative ways to adapt to the current pandemic and have an impact in our community. 

covid cell

The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy is joining research forces with other University teams to use a novel molecular strategy to fight COVID-19. 

portrait of Don Uden

The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy mourns the loss of Don Uden, PharmD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, who died on Saturday, March 21.  

ranked 2 best pharmacy school U.S. news and world report

The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy has ranked third in this year’s U.S.News and World Report’s ranking of pharmacy schools.



Thursday, September 10th, 2020
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