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Pamala Jacobson received the Sara Evans Faculty Woman Scholar/ Leader Award from the University of Minnesota Women’s Center, Office for Equity and Diversity and was honored at their Celebrating Changemakers Awards event on October 11, 2018.
This is the highest recognition of excellence in the practice or provision of health care by AHC faculty.
Pharmacists are medication experts, an integral member of the health care team, and directly involved in patient care.
A 1979 graduate of the College of Pharmacy, Scott Setzepfandt will receive the University of Minnesota Alumni Service Award. The award recognizes his service to the college and the University, and to the profession of pharmacy.
The college will participate in a multisite demonstration that identifies and tests community-based strategies to improve medication safety for people with complex health and social needs.
The closing of rural pharmacies affects vulnerable demographics, such as the elderly and those suffering from chronic illnesses—leading to poorer health outcomes for individuals and their communities.
"Community pharmacists have an opportunity to engage with patients who might be at risk of opioid use disorder or of overdose," said Assist. Prof. Laura Palombi.
David Stenehjem works in the rapidly growing field of outcomes research, which guides his research on midostaurin in FLT3-mutated acute myeloid leukemia.
Carolyn Fairbanks, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics, has been named associate dean for research. She will develop research priorities, respond to new opportunities, and support research career development.
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