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Randy Seifert, PharmD, professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Pharmaceutical Sciences and Associate Dean for Strategic Initiatives, has been named the Peters Endowed Chair in Pharmacy Practice Innovation, effective July 1, 2017. This new position is a rotating, two-year appointment for College of Pharmacy faculty. Seifert's appointment was made following an external panel review.
Starting July 1, Jason Varin will assume the position of associate dean for professional and external relations on an interim basis. The position is currently held by Julie Johnson, who will retire June 30.
As interim associate dean, Varin will help teach the Becoming a Pharmacist course, oversee global and international programs, participate in legislative advocacy, and direct activities and programs related to alumni and professional associations.
American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy has recognized Jacqueline Barber as a Master Preceptor.
The number of antidepressants prescribed in the U.S. is skyrocketing as more primary care providers give antidepressants to patients even though many of them don’t have a psychiatric diagnosis.
A group of University of Minnesota researchers set out to study how that trend might be affecting older adults.
Award is the Highest Non-Degree Conferred by the University of Minnesota.
Randall Seifert, PharmD, senior associate dean and professor at the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, has been selected as the 2016 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal recipient. The award is given annually to someone who supports the college and its students through service to education, the profession, research and the community.
Dr. Lynda S. Welage has been named dean of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy, effective July 31, 2017, and pending approval by the Board of Regents at its March meeting.
The University of Minnesota will join a team of academic institutions, private companies, governmental entities and non-profit organizations across the U.S. as a partner for the newly established National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals (NIIMBL).
According to Aristotle, “The soul never thinks without a picture.” So perhaps the image-based research Dr. Derek Jennings does could be defined as a way to ‘discover what the soul is thinking’…