Department of Pharmacy Administration

The University of Mississippi

Pharmacy Administration News

Staff Spotlight: Lela Chalmers

University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy administrative assistant Lela Chalmers

June 1, 2017

OXFORD, Miss. – Lela Chalmers is an administrative assistant in the Department of Pharmacy Administration. She has been at the School of Pharmacy since July of 2016…

 

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Pharmacy Administration Adds Former Student to Faculty

Dr. Sujith Ramachandran, a former graduate student at the UM School of Pharmacy, began a new position as an assistant professor in the Pharmacy Administration department. His research interests include pharmaceutical marketing and health outcomes.

 

 


Nilesh Gangan Finalist for ISPOR Presentation Award

Nilesh Gangan has been selected as a finalist for the ISPOR 22nd Annual International Meeting Research Presentation Award. His poster presentation was titled: PSY1: Assessment of Hospitalization Due to Overdose Among Mississippi’s Division of MedicAid (DOM) Beneficiaries with Opioid Prescriptions.

 


Sushmitha Inguva Finalist for ISPOR Presentation Award, Interning in New York

Sushmitha Inguva has been selected as a finalist for the ISPOR 22nd Annual International Meeting Research Presentation Award. Her presentation is titled: PMH53: Impact of Using Affiliate IDs on PQA’s Opioid Multiple Provider Measure Among MedicAid Beneficiaries. She will also be interning with Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Tarrytown, NY this summer.

 


Chuk Dibie Wins PY1 Teaching Assistant Award, Interning in California

Chuk Dibie won the 2016-17 PY1 Teaching Assistant of the Year Award. He also will be interning at Genentech/Roche in San Francisco, CA this summer.

 

 

 


Professor Erin Holmes Named Distinguished Teaching Scholar

Dr. Erin Holmes

May 11, 2017

OXFORD and JACKSON, Miss. – UM School of Pharmacy professors Kim Adcock, Robert Doerksen, Erin Holmes and John Rimoldi have been recognized as Distinguished Teaching Scholars for a three-year term beginning this year. This honor recognizes faculty members who have proven to be exceptional teachers and colleagues and who…

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Alan McKay Named UM Pharmacy Alumnus of the Year

April 10, 2017

OXFORD, Miss. – Alan McKay, founding dean emeritus of the Shenandoah University Bernard J. Dunn School of Pharmacy, has been named the 2017 University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.

McKay accepted the award April 8 at the annual School of Pharmacy Alumni Weekend banquet.

McKay completed his master’s and Ph.D. in health care administration, now called pharmacy…

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John Bentley Named Pharmacy Administration Chair

February 15, 2017

Pharmacy administration professor John Bentley became the chair of the Department of Pharmacy Administration in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy at the beginning of the spring semester.

Bentley received his Ph.D. in pharmacy administration from the UM School of Pharmacy in 1998 and began working as an assistant professor in the department upon graduating…

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Pharmacy Professor Co-Authors Winning Paper

Meagen Rosenthal, University of Mississippi, School of Pharmacy, Pharmacy AdministrationFebruary 8, 2017

OXFORD, Miss. – Meagen Rosenthal, assistant professor of pharmacy administration at the University of Mississippi, is co-author of a report that won the 2016 Best Paper award from the journal Research in Social and Administrative Pharmacy.

The paper, titled “Confronting inequities: A scoping review of the literature on pharmacist practice and health-related disparities,” reviews and...

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Pharmacy School Seeks Input for Diabetes Self-Management Project

January 10, 2017

OXFORD, Miss. ­– Researchers from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy are inviting health care professionals from the Oxford, Saltillo and Charleston areas to help brainstorm research questions for a study on diabetes self-management.
The project, titled “PaRTICIpate in Diabetes Self-Management Research Collaborative: A Conference Series,” will build on research that shows improvement in the health of diabetes patients when they are able to…

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Pharmacy Administration Chair Named Associate UM Provost

University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy Donna West-StrumDecember 9, 2016

OXFORD, Miss. – Donna Strum, chair and professor of the University of Mississippi’s Department of Pharmacy Administration and research professor in the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the School of Pharmacy, will become associate provost in 2017.

A native of Germantown, Tennessee, Strum earned three degrees from UM, including a doctorate…

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School of Pharmacy Awarded Funds for Diabetes Self-Management Project

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October 17, 2016

OXFORD, Miss. ­– The Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute granted a Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award of $214,084 to a team of University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy researchers to support a project that aids patients’ self-management of diabetes…

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Pharmacy Professor Wins UM Faculty Achievement Award

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OXFORD, Miss. – The School of Pharmacy is delighted to announce that John P. Bentley, professor of pharmacy administration, is the recipient of the 2016 University of Mississippi Faculty Achievement Award.

At the fall faculty meeting on Friday, Aug. 26, Morris Stocks, UM provost and executive vice chancellor, called Bentley one of the university’s finest.

“His pharmacy research helps the world understand the roles that pharmacists play in…

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Pharmacy Administration Department Wins Excellence in Inclusiveness Award

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OXFORD, Miss. – The department of pharmacy administration received the 2016 Excellence in Promoting Inclusiveness in Graduate Education Award at the doctoral hooding ceremony in May. The award, which includes $2,000 for the recipient to continue the inclusiveness efforts, was established by the University of Mississippi Graduate School in 2004 to recognize individuals or programs that demonstrate a strong commitment to promoting a diverse and… 

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School Honors Four at Faculty Retreat

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OXFORD, Miss. – The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy honored four of its faculty members for their excellence in and commitment to research, teaching and service at its annual faculty retreat in June.

Dr. Donna West-Strum, professor and chair of Pharmacy Administration, won the Faculty Instructional Innovation Award for her..

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