News and Events
Alumni Linnea Forsell (BS 1978) and Agam Sheth (PhD 2004) were honored by the University of Minnesota Alumni Association Sept. 24 for their outstanding volunteer service and leadership to the University of Minnesota and the College of Pharmacy.
Duane Engebretson, Class of 1943, passed away Aug. 23, 2015 of natural causes at his home in Sun City West, Arizona. He was 94.
Duane and his twin brother Glenn have been longtime supporters of the college's drug discovery efforts.
Associate Professor Jeannine Conway has been named Assistant Dean of the Professional Education Division and Director of Teaching, Learning, & Assessment, effective Aug. 17.
Ling Li has been selected as the recipient of the 2015-2016 Fesler-Lampert Chair in Aging Studies by the Center on Aging. This award comes with $40,000 funds to support aging-related research and activities.
Li's research focuses on the genetic and pathophysiological connections between atherosclerosis, diabetes and Alzheimer's disease.
Pharmacists are performing more patient care activities in a variety of healthcare settings and spending less time in the traditional dispensing role, according to the Pharmacy Workforce Center’s 2014 National Pharmacist Workforce Survey.
The University of Minnesota announced today it has been selected by the National Institutes of Health as one of three Research Evaluation and Commercialization Hub (REACH) sites nationally to establish a university-wide strategic framework promoting commercialization and technology transfer in the life sciences and biomedical technology.
James Cloyd has been selected to receive the Sumner J. Yaffe Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Pharmacology and Therapeutics by the Pediatric Pharmacy Advocacy Group.
Established in 2002 in honor of the late Dr. Sumner Yaffe, the award is given annually in recognition of significant and sustained contributions toward the improvement of children's health through the field of pediatric pharmacology and therapeutics.
Kelechi Aguwa, an alum from the Class of 2012, received the Immunization Champion Award: Individual Practitioner. This award recognizes an individual within the profession of pharmacy that has made extraordinary contributions towards improved vaccination rates within their communities.