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Michelle Johnson-Jennings

The gift will fund work to advance Native American nutritional health.

U of M Student team at American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Students competed against teams from other pharmacy schools in a quiz bowl-type format

Student Business Plan Competition Team

The U of M student team came in as second runner-up at the12th annual Good Neighbor Pharmacy NCPA Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition

Agam Sheth

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

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.

Photo of jayanth panyam

Professor Jayanth Panyam has been named Head of the Pharmaceutics Department, effective Aug. 17, 2015.

jeannine conway

Associate Professor Jeannine Conway has been named Assistant Dean of the Professional Education Division and Director of Teaching, Learning, & Assessment, effective Aug. 17.

Photo Michael Swanoski

Associate Professors Michael Swanoski and Sarah Westberg have been named Co-Associate Deans of Clinical Affairs.

Ling Li

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.

healthcare team

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.