OXFORD, Miss. –The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy will host the Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Institute in January 2021, focusing on critical areas of diversity and their impact on patient care, including race, gender, disability, economic status and others.
Teams comprised of multiple individuals from a school of pharmacy will hear from thought leaders and session speakers on topics such as bias awareness management, poverty simulation and more. Dedicated team time will allow attendees to address issues of importance to their home institution, while learning about the challenges and successes their colleagues are experiencing at other colleges/schools.
OXFORD, Miss. – Sports bring together communities. More than that, it empowers individuals.
For three talented female University of Mississippi pharmacy students and a basketball all-conference alumna, National Girls and Women in Sports Day (Feb. 5) highlights those qualities that competition fuels in their desire to help others through the profession.
OXFORD, Miss. – Representatives from schools across the nation gathered Jan. 30-31 at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy for the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology and Education board of directors meeting.
NIPTE is a nonprofit organization that works to improve the design, development and manufacturing processes of pharmaceutical products by connecting members of the pharmaceutical industry with top-ranked pharmaceutical educational programs.
OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy faculty members David Colby and Noa Valcarcel were selected to represent the school in the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy House of Delegates.
The AACP House of Delegates is the association’s democratic policy-setting body. Representatives debate and approve statements of educational policy, approve changes to the bylaws and the strategic plan, act to accept new institutional members and establish dues for all categories of membership.
OXFORD, Miss. – University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy student Victoria Miller received the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Student Travel Award, which assisted her in attending two of the organization’s annual meetings.
Miller, originally from Hartselle, Alabama, was an honoree at the 2018 meeting in Seattle and the 2019 conference in New York. The fourth-year student pharmacist joined other students, residents and practitioners from across the country to learn more about clinical pharmacy and the profession.
OXFORD, Miss. – The Society of Toxicology’s official journal, Toxicological Sciences, has named Kristie Willett, chair of the Department of BioMolecular Sciences, as one of two new deputy editors to its staff.
Willett, also a professor of pharmacology and toxicology at the University of Mississippi, “will be coordinating solicitation and peer review of Forum articles and developing and administering new training for the editorial board and reviewers,” according to Editor-in-Chief Jeffrey M. Peters
OXFORD, Miss. – A first-year University of Mississippi student pharmacist presented her scientific research at the Society for Neuroscience’s international conference in front of thousands of the world’s top neuroscientists.
Gabby Hartman of Birmingham, Alabama, has had a passion for neuroscience since seventh grade, and now researches the effects of specific compounds on neuron regeneration after an injury.