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Amy Tran, a dual PharmD, MPH student from the University of Minnesota, went to Uganda under the mentorship of assistant professor Melanie Nicol, PharmD, PhD. Nicol, who studies HIV in women, received a seed grant from the University of Minnesota’s Center for Global Health & Social Responsibility (CGHSR).
1st year student Jacob Schally says, “I’ve met some incredible pharmacists and I want to work hard so I can follow in their footsteps.”
Bob, an older man with diabetes, was referred by his primary care physician after developing gangrene in one of his feet.
I met with a woman struggling with a condition that causes her to consistently have reactions to triggers in her environment, including foods and chemicals. In particular, she reacted to inactive ingredients in her medications, which prevented her from being able to take the medications she needed to manage her disease.
When I was asked to talk about a recent patient experience, I could not stop thinking of one particular patient. We can call him Bucky, because he loved Wisconsin teams. He is likely on my mind because he has just died and I am going to miss his big personality in our clinic.
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.
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.
Award recognizes Dr. Cloyd's work to improve the quality of life for persons with epilepsy.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has awarded the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education, Inc. (NIPTE) with up to $35M funding for a five-year period.