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Angela Birnbaum

Dr. Angela Birnbaum's interview with What is the background for this study? 

Chicken Burrito

While oral cannabidiol (CBD) capsules were approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in patients with seizures in 2018, very little was known about the effect of food on CBD absorption.

healthcare team meeting

More than 50 percent of physicians experience burnout. One suggested path toward reducing the rate of burnout has been to examine how teamwork can improve satisfaction on primary care teams.

physician with pen

Use of a class of pain drugs called gabapentinoids has increased more than three-fold between 2002 and 2015. Gabapentinoids treat epilepsy, burning pain and neuropathic pain associated with diabetes, fibromyalgia, anxiety and restless legs syndrome.

Joel Farley

Joel Farley, PhD, has been named the Peters Endowed Chair in Pharmacy Practice Innovation, effective July 1, 2019.

todd sorensen

He will provide leadership and oversight of the college’s strategic initiatives based on our strategic plan, and collaboratively foster innovation in all mission areas based on college priorities.


He will lead the Office of Student Services, the Division of Professional and External Relations, and continuing education.

Jeannine Conway

She will provide vision and leadership for professional education, and ensure the curriculum is effectively designed, implemented and delivered.

Rowan Mahon

The awards recognize her exceptional leadership and service to the University of Minnesota and the surrounding community.

Palombi receives award

Palombi was recognized for her work in the area of substance abuse prevention and intervention, and for her leadership in training people on how to use naloxone.



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