News and Events


Tabitha Peterson holding trophy

We caught up with 2015 alumna and Team USA Curling athlete, Tabitha Peterson, before she embarked on a journey to her second Winter Olympics. Read more about her journey and how these games will be different.

Katelyn France

First-year student, Katelyn France, has been named a finalist for the National Center for Women & Information Technology 2022 NCWIT Collegiate Award

Ann Philbrick

Ann Philbrick, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS, BCACP, associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Care & Health Systems, has been selected as an inductee into the Academy for Excellence in Clinical Practice.

Jim Cloyd

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has announced that the University of Minnesota is among the initial cohort of institutions designated as Rare Disease Centers of Excellence

Joseph Shultz

Joseph Shultz has accepted the position of acting chief of operations for the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Twin Cities. 

Olihe Okoro

Earlier this year, Dr. Olihe Okoro, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences was named a 2021-2024 McKnight Presidential Fellow.

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The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy is proud to host the nation's first Project ECHO (Extension for Community Healthcare Outcomes) program focused on pharmacogenomics-informed clinical care. Pharmacogenomics (PGx) ECHO launched in October 2021 and focuses on improving a health professional’s confidence in utilizing PGx in patient care by providing case-based education and consultation through telementoring.

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The University of Minnesota Center for Orphan Drug Research and the Department of Theater Arts and Dance are collaborating to develop a new production focused on bringing attention to those diagnosed with a rare disease.  

Two University of Minnesota students holding up a Pharmacogenomics infographic poster

University of Minnesota (UMN) College of Pharmacy (Twin Cities) and UMN Medical School (Duluth) faculty, students, and staff teamed together at the 2021 Minnesota State Fair to ask Minnesotans about their beliefs and perceptions regarding the innovative science of pharmacogenomics (PGx).