News and Events


Katelyn France

Voting is now open for this year’s Collegiate Inventors CompetitionⓇ hosted by the National Inventors Hall of FameⓇ which features the invention of first-year student, Katelyn France.

Raj Suryanarayanan

Dr. Raj Suryanarayanan (Sury), professor and William and Mildred Peters Endowed Chair at the College of Pharmacy and Distinguished University Teaching Professor at the University of Minnesota, has been awarded the 2021 Michael J. Pikal NIPTE Distinguished Scholar Award in Pharmaceutical Processing.

Brian Isetts

Dr. Brian Isetts joins partners in MidAtlantic, Midwest and Hawaii regions.

Portrait of Brittany Hartmann

Brittany Stampohar (Hartmann) has accepted the position of chief of operations for the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, Duluth campus, effective July 12, 2021. This is a new position for the College of Pharmacy and one that will add to the strong leadership team within the college. 

Peter Dosa wearing white lab coat and safety glasses in laboratory

Thanks to a research collaboration between the Institute for Therapeutics Discovery & Develoment and Mayo Clinic, a drug that shows promise for glaucoma patients has moved to Phase I/II clinical trials.

Jean Moon on left; Jody Lounsbery on right

Broadway Family Medicine Clinic was named a 2020 MPhysicians Clinical Training Site of Excellence through OACA.

Kim Boeser headshot_larger

Dr. Kimberly Boeser has been recognized by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) as part of their 2021 Master Preceptor Recognition Program.

William Elmquist and Todd Sorensen

William Elmquist, PharmD, PhD, and Todd Sorensen, PharmD, FAPhA, FCCP, have received the Award for Outstanding Contributions to Graduate and Professional Education as part of the University of Minnesota 2020-2021 Distinguished Teaching Awards.

Carston Wagner headshot

Carston “Rick” Wagner, PhD, has been named the 2021 recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s (AACP) Volwiler Research Achievement Award.

A hand pulling medication from a pharmacy shelf

The University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and Kailos Genetics, a HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology resident company, have established a pharmacogenetic testing and internship program.