School of Pharmacy News & Media Center

The University of Mississippi

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September 2017

First-Year Pharmacy Students Receive White Coats

For 115 first-year pharmacy students, the school year unofficially began Thursday (Aug. 10) at the White Coat Ceremony, where each received his or her white coat, a symbol of professionalism. Read More.


The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy Thad Cochran Research Center

NCNPR Signs Collaboration Agreement with Australian University

The National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Institute of Complementary Medicine in Australia, making the NCNPR part of research collaborations on every inhabited continent. Read More.


Pharmacy School and Diabetes Patients Collaborate on Research

Capping off nearly a year of discussions with people who have diabetes and diabetes stakeholders across the state, researchers from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy invited them all to a meeting in Oxford to generate diabetes research questions as part of a research initiative. Read More.


Ikhlas Khan, director of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

NCNPR Director Named Honorary Member of Pharmacognosy Society

Ikhlas Khan, director of the National Center for Natural Products Research at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been named an honorary member of the American Society of Pharmacognosy. Read More.

 


University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy alumnus Montez Carter

Alumni Insight: Montez Carter, ’98

Montez Carter (Pharm.D. 98) is the president of St. Mary’s Hospital in Athens, Georgia, and the recently elected chair-elect of the Georgia Hospital Association’s board of trustees. Read More. 

 

 


Social Moments

We welcomed a new class of Early Entry students this weekend. Hotty Toddy!

 

 

 


University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy faculty and staff watched the total eclipse on campus.

We had a great time viewing #SolarEclipse2017 on the @OleMissRebels campus with glasses, telescopes and homemade pinhole cameras!

 

 


Leigh Ann Ross, associate dean of clinical affairs at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

#olemisspharmacy Associate Dean Leigh Ann Ross is one of two people on @ACCP’s ballot for President.

 

 

 


Letter written to new students at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

This letter from our Early Entry adviser’s 8-year-old daughter to new pre-pharmacy students could be to all @OleMissRebels freshmen.

 

 

 


University of Mississippi School students conduct Interprofessional Education activities at UMMC

Student pharmacists provided activities at the University of Mississippi Medical Center Interprofessional Education Welcome Luncheon.

 

 

 


David Gregory welcomes first-year pharmacy students to the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

Associate Dean David Gregory giving his annual PY1 Orientation speech: “Integrity is what you do when no one is looking.”

 

 

 


Titan Arum plant at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy's Medicinal Plant Garden

Most plants at UM’s Medicinal Plant Garden are seasonal, but no one knows when the #TitanArum will bloom again after blooming twice in 2014.

 

 


Announcements

Ole Miss Pharmacy is accepting applications for admission at the site PharmCAS from now until March 1st, 2018. Questions and concerns can be addressed to Chelsea Bennett at cdwelch@olemiss.edu.

Be a Champion for Ole Miss Pharmacy and mentor future pharmacists! More information here: https://pharmacy.olemiss.edu/admissions/champion/

The school‘s chapter of Kappa Epsilon is selling Ole Miss Pharmacy tumblers. Order here.


Upcoming Events

September 15 – Early Decision Application Deadline

September 22 – Early Decision Applicant Day

October 26-27 – Board of Visitors Meeting