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March 2018

Kris Harrell, associate dean of academic affairs at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy

Kris Harrell is the School of Pharmacy’s new Associate Dean for Academic Affairs. Read more.

Dean Allen and Pablo Caviedes

Pharmacy School Begins Cooperation with University of Chile

The University of Mississippi has signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Chile’s Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Sciences to collaborate on graduate education and research. Read More.



Sly LeeAlumnus Makes Forbes “30 Under 30” List of Leaders

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.



SEC Pharmacy deansUniversity Hosts SEC Pharmacy Deans’ Meeting

Deans from pharmacy schools across the Southeastern Conference gathered Jan. 30-31 at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy to discuss issues and opportunities in pharmacy education. Read More.



Laurie Fleming, Joshua Fleming and Stuart Haines helped to create the PharmacyForward podcast.Pharmacy Faculty Creates Podcast to Inspire Pharmacists

In the first few weeks of 2018, a small group of faculty from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy launched PharmacyForward, a new podcast that features interviews with pharmacy experts and leaders about pharmacy practice, patient care andhealth care delivery in every setting. Read More.


Vijay Raman, Jit Majumdar, Kevin Lewellyn

University Wins NSF Award for Electron Microscope

A collaborative effort by researchers from multiple schools and departments earned the University of Mississippi a $346,641 Major Research Instrumentation Award from the National Science Foundation for the acquisition of a new field-emission scanning electron microscope. Read More.


 Social Moments

Percy MaloneWe are pleased that Senator Percy Malone (’65) is #olemisspharmacy‘s 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year.





BMS grad students Zachary Miller (left) and Santu SinghaDean David D. Allen thanked BioMolecular Sciences graduate students Zachary Miller (left) and Santu Singha for helping help the School of Pharmacy take care of a water leak. #pharmacyphamily




Early Entry applicant day

Over 50 high school seniors interviewed with #olemisspharmacy at Early Entry Applicant Day.





Snow day with Kristie WillettAnother snow day, another sled day! (with BioMolecular Sciences chair Kristie Willett and her family)




Record Company

Music is medicine for the soul for #olemisspharmacy alums Tommy Couch Sr. (BSPH ’65) and Wolf Stephenson (BSPH ’66), who celebrated 50 years at their record company!




Dean Allen with Jackson students

Dean Allen spoke to our Jackson students about the importance of leadership and mentoring in pharmacy.





SCCP Research PostersThe #olemisspharmacy chapter of Student College of Clinical Pharmacy presented research posters at @UMMCnews.





Pharmacy Alumni Weekend is April 20-21. Contact Scott Thompson at for more information and registration.

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

Be a Champion for Ole Miss Pharmacy and mentor future pharmacists! More information here: