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american pharmacists month

Each October, American Pharmacists Month is celebrated and promotes pharmacists as medication experts, an integral member of the health care team, and directly involved in patient care.

herbal therapies

Diabetes is a growing concern for people in the United States — over 29 million Americans suffer from this chronic disease today.

“Diabetes is a complicated chronic condition requiring intensive self-care management,” said Greg Rhee, Ph.D., M.S.W. The adjunct assistant professor at the College of Pharmacy believes complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) could be the key to maintaining the healthy lifestyle needed to combat diabetes.

James Cloyd Penry award

Award recognizes Dr. Cloyd's work to improve the quality of life for persons with epilepsy.

Todd Sorensen

Award is the highest honor bestowed by the Minnesota Pharmacists Association.

Laura Palombi award

Award recognizes her outstanding commitment to raising awareness of the dangers of prescription drug abuse.

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Antidepressant prescriptions for the elderly nearly doubled over a ten-year period, according to a recent study from the College of Pharmacy.

Lucinda Maine

A 1985 graduate of the college’s Kellogg Pharmaceutical Clinical Scientist Ph.D. program, Lucinda Maine will receive the U of M Alumni Service Award. The award recognizes her service to the college and the U, and to the profession of pharmacy.

Prosperity Eneh

This winter, Prosperity Eneh spent five weeks researching the health care partnership between Minnesota and Tanzania while participating in clinical rotation at Ilula Lutheran District Hospital.

Oscar Garza

Assistant Professor Oscar Garza addresses critical health inequities using a framework of social justice and University-Community partnerships. He is building healthy communities by promoting economic, social, cultural, historical, and institutional equity.

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