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August 2018

Kris Harrell and David Allen at TouglaooIn an effort to expand access to pharmacy education within the state, the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy has completed its third admission agreement in a year with a Mississippi college. Read more.

Tablet courseUniversity Joins Pharmaceutical Research Collective

The University of Mississippi is the newest member of an elite group of 18 universities that makes up the National Institute for Pharmaceutical Technology & Education, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the design, development and manufacturing processes of pharmaceutical products. Read More.

Pankaj Pandey presented Borne Award from John Rimoldi.Pharmacy Postdoctoral Fellow Honored for Outstanding Poster Presentation

Pankaj Pandey, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, won the Ronald F. Borne Outstanding Postdoctoral Poster Presentation Award at the 45th annual MALTO meeting. Read More.

Dominique Dairion in FranceA Pharmacist in France: Entries from Student Pharmacist Dominique Dairion

Rising second-year student pharmacist Dominique Dairion spent a month abroad in France, thanks to the International Pharmaceutical Students’ Federation Student Exchange Program. Read more about her journey. Read More.

Students at PQA Healthcare ChallengeUM Team Places Third in Pharmacy Quality Alliance Challenge

A team from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy placed third out of 22 teams in the Pharmacy Quality Alliance’s Healthcare Quality Innovation Challenge in Baltimore. Read More.


Alice Clark / Photo by Robert JordanAlice Clark Retires as UM Vice Chancellor for University Relations

Alice Clark, a senior University of Mississippi administrator who has driven major advancements during nearly four decades of visionary leadership, retired at the end of June. Clark was F.A.P. Barnard Distinguished Professor of Pharmacognosy and the university’s vice chancellor for university relations. Read More.

Social Moments

White, WhitneyCongrats to one of our newest faculty members, Whitney White, on being selected as the @ASHPOfficial Council on Education and Workforce Development chair!  



Meredith PyleWe are excited to welcome @OMPharmMeredith to the #olemissphamily! She’ll be helping regular entry and transfer students through the admissions process for pharmacy school.



Erik HodgesCongrats to Erik Hodges of @OleMissBMS for being selected as the recipient of the 2018 Virginia Dolores Cantú Fellowship.



Summer CollegeLearning is an essential core value at #olemisspharmacy, and thanks to Cardinal Health, our students enrolled in Summer College for High School Students got a chance to learn about nuclear pharmacy!


Alumni Visits_MantachieDean David D. Allen continues to add pharmacies and towns to the #1100PharmaciesProject, as he traveled east to Amory, Smithville, Mantachie and Tupelo.



MSPS MeetingIt was great to see so many people at the Magnolia State Pharmaceutical Society annual meeting in Biloxi, including #olemisspharmacy students!




The White Coat Ceremony is set for Friday, Aug. 17 at 7 p.m. at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. More information to follow here.

Ole Miss Pharmacy is accepting applications for admission at the site from now until March 1, 2019. For more information, contact Chelsea Bennett at

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