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Core Value: Excellence

Posted on: June 26th, 2018 by herman

June 27, 2018

This is part three of an eight-part series, as the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy focuses on its eight core values.

“The values we uphold are the heart of who we are, the Ole Miss Pharmacy phamily, a community of educators, researchers and student pharmacists working together for our community, our patients and our profession.” –Dean David D. Allen

Learn more about the mission, vision and core values of Ole Miss Pharmacy:

Excellence:  We strive to meet and exceed, through continuous improvement, the highest expectations for achievement as we maintain the highest quality and standards in all of our endeavors.

Student pharmacist Sucheta Naidu on excellence…

Sucheta Naidu“The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy upholds its value of excellence by sustaining the top-ranking qualities and standards. This is why UMSOP is in the top 25 best pharmacy schools ranked by U.S. News and World Report. From education to leadership, our school meets and exceeds the highest of expectations. These goals can only be reached with our outstanding faculty and students. Our program helps people grow as individuals and professionals. Personally, our school has given me the opportunity to cultivate my passion for the field of pharmacy while being committed to leadership.”


Excellence at Ole Miss Pharmacy…

Alumnus Makes Forbes “30 Under 30” List of Leaders

Sly LeeJanuary 22, 2018

OXFORD, Miss. – As technological advances continue to rapidly turn yesterday’s fiction into today’s facts, a University of Mississippi alumnus finds himself at the forefront of the burgeoning virtual and augmented reality revolution.

Sylvester “Sly” Lee, co-founder of Emerge Inc., an independent technology company in Los Angeles, recently made Forbes magazine’s annual “30 Under 30” list of rising entrepreneurs in manufacturing and industry.

Read more: “Alumnus Makes Forbes ’30 Under 30′ List of Leaders”

UM Student Pharmacist Named Walmart Scholar

Mallory PullmanApril 23, 2018

OXFORD, Miss. – Third-year student pharmacist Mallory Pullman, a native of Pearlington, Mississippi, was named a 2018 Walmart Scholar by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Walmart Scholars Program.

The honor and accompanying $1,000 scholarship are given to student pharmacists who are committed to a career in academic pharmacy.

Read more: “UM Student Pharmacist Named Walmart Scholar”

UM Pharmacy Professor Selected for Nelson Order

Scott Malinowski (left) is congratulated by Rob Rockhold, deputy chief academic officer for UMMC, during the 2018 Nelson Order ceremony.May 16, 2018

OXFORD, Miss. ­– Scott Malinowski, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, was inducted into the Norman C. Nelson Order of Teaching Excellence at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson on May 7.

Named for Norman C. Nelson, who served as UMMC’s vice chancellor for health affairs for 21 years, the award honors faculty members from each of UMMC’s six schools. Awardees are selected based on their dedication to students through innovative teaching, engagement, mentorship and setting expectations for professional behavior.

Read more: “UM Pharmacy Professor Selected for Nelson Order”

View more of our core values series

Week of June 11: Collaboration

Week of June 18: Creativity

Week of June 25: Excellence

Week of July 2: Knowledge

Week of July 9: Leadership

Week of July 16: Learning

Week of July 23: Learning

Week of July 30: Professionalism

Week of August 6: Social Responsibility