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Ramaiah Award

The award recognizes his outstanding work on awareness and policy advocacy for rare diseases for the Asian Indian community.

Jon Schommer

Jon C. Schommer, MS, PhD, RPH, associate department head and professor, Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, will receive the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Research Achievement Award in the Pharmaceutical Sciences. The award recognizes and encourages outstanding, meritorious achievement in any of the pharmaceutical sciences.

Mahon and Van Ochten

The Public Health Advocacy Student Alliance (PHASA) is an interprofessional student group at the University of Minnesota that aims to inform and empower health professional students about public policy legislation that affects their patients and their careers. The group includes students from pharmacy, physical therapy, nursing, and medicine, as well as a few undergraduate students.

Marsha Millonig

This distinguished award recognizes her service to education, the profession, research and the community.

opioids

Benzodiazepines, such as Xanax and Halcion, are prescribed sedatives to help with anxiety, insomnia and other conditions. Both benzodiazepines and opioids are considered potentially harmful and addictive drugs in older adults because they increase the risk of morbidity and mortality in older adults.

Robert Turesky

His research focuses on hazardous chemicals found in food, tobacco smoke, and medicinal herbs which metabolize in our bodies and cause genetic damage that can lead to cancer.

China

A group of students from the College of Pharmacy spent two weeks in Chengdu, China this past summer. They were participating in the University Immersion Program at the West China School of Pharmacy at Sichuan University. The two-part experience included an academic week in which the students attended lectures at the West China School of Pharmacy at Sichuan University.

AMCP

The annual award recognizes the chapter's quality, innovative managed care programming for students.

Natalia Tretyakova

Election as an AAAS Fellow is an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers, and recognizes efforts on behalf of the advancement of science or its applications that are scientifically or socially distinguished.

Women's eye

This is the first diagnostic method developed to detect signs of Alzheimer’s well before plaques form in the brain and patients begin to exhibit outwardly observable symptoms.

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