According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 flu season proved to be one of the worst in years. Consequently, a pharmacist's role in helping keep our community healthy is more important than ever.
In the Spotlight is an initiative to celebrate the incredibly talented people and teams within the college and to facilitate awareness and understanding of the unique individuals who make up the pharmacy family.
This month, we learn about Lauren Garcia, enrollment services manager in the Office of Academic Affairs.
The second annual Discovery Presentation Day was held in late November at the Medical Education Research Facility (MERF) atrium with 28 project listings. The event is a culmination of P3 student research under a previously matched faculty mentor.
Eight students will be culminating their graduate work in Pharmacy this month, earning a Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacy or a Master of Science in Pharmacy. We congratulate and wish the following students all the best in their future endeavors!
Nicole Brogden—an assistant professor in the College of Pharmacy—and her research partner Nkanyezi (Kanya) Ferguson—clinical director and assistant professor of dermatology at the Carver College of Medicine—are conducting landmark clinical studies on microneedle patch technology.
College of Pharmacy faculty member Ethan Anderson and his collaborators are working on a promising new molecule that could help reverse the metabolic and cardiovascular disorders associated with obesity.