News and Events

News

Headshot of Caroline Gaither against a blue backdrop

Caroline A. Gaither, PhD, FAPhA, will leave the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy to pursue a new role within the School of Pharmacy at Chapman University in Irvine, California.

Peter Dosa wearing white lab coat and safety glasses in laboratory

Thanks to a research collaboration between the Institute for Therapeutics Discovery & Develoment and Mayo Clinic, a drug that shows promise for glaucoma patients has moved to Phase I/II clinical trials.

Jean Moon on left; Jody Lounsbery on right

Broadway Family Medicine Clinic was named a 2020 MPhysicians Clinical Training Site of Excellence through OACA.

Kim Boeser headshot_larger

Dr. Kimberly Boeser has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) as part of their 2021 Master Preceptor Recognition Program.

William Elmquist and Todd Sorensen

William Elmquist, PharmD, PhD, and Todd Sorensen, PharmD, FAPhA, FCCP, have received the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education as part of the University of Minnesota 2020-2021 Distinguished Teaching Awards.

Carston Wagner headshot

Carston “Rick” Wagner, PhD, has been named the 2021 recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s (AACP) Volwiler Research Achievement Award.

A hand pulling medication from a pharmacy shelf

The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and Kailos Genetics, a HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology resident company, have established a pharmacogenetic testing and internship program.

Adam Duerfeldt seated with bookshelf behind him

Associate professor Adam Duerfeldt, PhD, joined the College of Pharmacy’s Department of Medicinal Chemistry on Dec. 28, 2020. 

Headshot side-by-side of Barbara Brandt and Mark Schneiderhan

Barbara Brandt, PhD, and Mark Schneiderhan, PharmD, BCCP, have been inducted into the Academies of Excellence.

Photograph of Ranelli accepting award alongside photo of award presentation

Paul Ranelli, PhD, MS, is the 2020 recipient of the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Pharmacy Section of the American Public Health Association.

Also recognized at the awards event were former University of Minnesota pharmacy leadership resident, Vibhuti Arya, who received the Sustained Contributor Award, and alum Chamika Hawkins-Taylor who received the Early Career Award.

A virtual award ceremony was held on Oct. 25, 2020.

 

 

Pages