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2017 April

The Ole Miss campus in spring

Anna Crider, student at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, wins a summer 2017 internship at the Mayo Clinic.Anna Crider, a first-year pharmacy student at the University of Mississippi, has accepted a pharmacy inpatient internship through the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences in Rochester, Minnesota.
Mayo Clinic and St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester partner to give interns exposure to clinical pharmacy while they gain a better understanding of the pharmacist’s role and intervention in the hospitalRead More.

Meagan Brown, UM School of Pharmacy clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, not only works to reduce the chances of cardiovascular disease in at-risk patients, she has also been a member for the past three years of the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women organization that spreads awareness of the importance of heart health.

Through volunteering with Go Red for Women, Brown became part of the Jackson chapter of Circle of Red, a group associated with the AHA that works to help women in local… Read More.

The UM School of Pharmacy chapter of the Rho Chi Society, a pharmacy academic honor society, is hosting a research day on March 21 for pharmacy students to present posters detailing their ongoing research. Judges will evaluate the posters and choose three winners from among the displays. (Update, March 21, 3 p.m.: The winning posters of Rho Chi Research Day were announced here.)

Erin Holmes, associate professor of pharmacy administration at UM and treasurer… Read More.

Leigh Ann Ross, associate dean of clinical affairs at the University of Mississippi School of PharmacyLeigh Ann Ross, associate dean for clinical affairs at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, is being named a 2017 fellow by the American Pharmacists Association this weekend.
The designation honors those with a history of exemplary service and achievement in the pharmacy profession for at least 10 years. Ross will receive the award Saturday (March 25) at the APhARead More.


Alix Cawthon, student at the University of Mississippi School of PharmacyAlix Cawthon, a second-year pharmacy student at the University of Mississippi, is the winner of a Kappa Epsilon Zada M. Cooper Scholarship.

Kappa Epsilon is a professional pharmacy fraternity founded in 1921 with the mission to serve women pharmacists, and now champions women’s health issues. The fraternity’s foundation promotes scholastic and professional advancement among its members with awards, fellowships and scholarships such as the… Read More.

Upcoming Events

April 3-6 – Oxford International Conference on the Science of Botanicals, Oxford

April 5-6 – Board of Visitors Meeting, Oxford

April 7 – Annual Neuroscience Research Day, Jackson

April 7-8 – Pharmacy Alumni Weekend, Oxford

April 7-8 – Pharmacy Olympics, Oxford

April 28 – Awards Day, Oxford

April 28 – Rho Chi/Lambda Phi Sigma Banquet, Oxford

May 4 – Patch Ceremony, Jackson

May 13, 1 p.m. – Commencement, The Manning Center, Oxford


Happy Spring Break, #olemisspharmacy!










“Dr. Wilson and his wife, Ms. Becky, traveled down to Jackson last week for pizza and ice cream at Sal & Mookie’s to visit with his PY3 PDAT family members. We are all so thankful for his continual encouragement!” – PY3 Jordan Olivia Smith








Thanks again to Dr. Ron Piervincenzi, CEO of U.S. Pharmacopeia, for speaking at the annual Hartman Lecture about how pharmacists can help with the global crisis of drug-resistant diseases. #pharmacycares







PY2 students visited UMMC to learn about their home for next year, which included a tour from PY3s, lunch from Newk’s and helpful information from the faculty and staff.







Congrats to Ole Miss Pharmacy alum Spencer Harpe, Pharm.D ‘01 and associate professor of pharmacy practice at Midwestern University, who was honored with an APhA Fellow Award!