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August 2019

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The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy is expanding its Preferred Admission Program opportunities, with Millsaps College becoming the fourth Mississippi institution to partner with Ole Miss. Read more.

Jordan Ballou

Faculty Feature: Jordan Ballou

This past March, clinical assistant professor Jordan Ballou was chosen as president-elect for the pharmacy leadership society Phi Lambda Sigma. Read more.

Kimsey O'Neal BaileyAlumni Association Names Top Alumni of 2019

School of Pharmacy alumni Kimsey O’Neal Bailey and Sly Lee were honored as recipients of Ole Miss Alumni Association’s 2019 Distinguished Alumni Awards in recognition of their service and accomplishments. Read more.


Adam Pate

School of Pharmacy, NMMC Extend Faculty Support Partnership

The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and North Mississippi Medical Center have renewed a faculty support partnership that will continue to provide care to patients with chronic conditions throughout the region. Read more.

Social Moments

Mission of Mercy volunteers helping at dental eventVery proud of our student pharmacists who volunteered with the Mississippi Dental Association Foundation at the Mission of Mercy event! Our volunteers filled 486 prescriptions to help those with limited or no health care.

Frank Wiggers Retirement partyWe held a retirement reception for Frank Wiggers, principal research and development spectroscopist at the NCNPR. Thank you to Frank for his 30-plus years at #olemisspharmacy.

Advancement Day for faculty and researchersWe are always looking to move forward at #olemisspharmacy. Advancement Day for faculty and research scientists allows for collaboration and ideas to improve the school’s mission.

Summer College participants at a nuclear pharmacyWe’ve had a great time with our Summer College participants! Can’t believe it’s over, but hoping our students continue to explore all that #pharmacy has to offer!


Ole Miss Pharmacy is accepting applications for admission at the site from now until March 1, 2020. For more information, contact Chelsea Bennett at

The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy’s Division of Pharmacy Professional Development is offering an online continuing education program on the opioid crisis. All licensed pharmacists in the state of Mississippi must earn at least 5 hours of continuing education each year related to opioid abuse and prevention, or some other drug of abuse or addiction-related issue. Click here for more information or to register. Contact Randy Pittman at with questions.

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