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May 2021

Image: Larry Calvert and Blake Thompson

Distinguished Alumni Recognized during Alumni Weekend

During the 2021 Alumni Weekend, the School of Pharmacy recognized its 1970 and 1971 reunion classes. The school also celebrated its 2020 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year honoree Larry Calvert and the 2021 Distinguished Alumnus of the Year recipient Blake Thompson. Congratulationsto both of our honorees.

Image: Victoria GreenPharmacy Student Named UM Hall of Fame Inductee

Congratulations to P1 student Victoria Green on being named as one of 10 honorees in the 2020-21 University of Mississippi Hall of Fame. Being inducted into the UM Hall of Fame is one of the highest honors an Ole Miss student can receive.

UM Vaccination Site Servers Community through Care

Thanks to Ole Miss Pharmacy faculty and student pharmacists, thousands of COVID-19 vaccines have been administered to the University of Mississippi community. Take a closer look at their efforts to keep our campus safe and healthy!


Sharing the Positivity

Image: Hayden WooldridgeNot all students come to Ole Miss knowing what they want to do with their future, but for Hayden Wooldridge, there was no doubt. Wooldridge is a P3 student who has been working toward a future in community pharmacy. During her time at Ole Miss Pharmacy, she has excelled in her studies and earned multiple student awards. Learn more about stellar student and future community pharmacist Hayden Wooldridge.

Social Media Moments

Congratulations to our Graduate Achievement Award recipients, Yiran Rong from the Department of Pharmacy Administration and Salahuddin Mohammed from the Department of BioMolecular Sciences.

Our students got together for some egg toss fun!

P3 student Xingyu Pan took part in interprofessional education simulation activities alongside other students at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where they learned to become advocates for care.


Christie Nemoto of The Queen’s Health Systems joined the PharmacyForward podcast to talk about providing care to patients at a distance and creating an effective work environment at home. PharmacyForward is produced by the Division of Pharmacy Professional Development at the School of Pharmacy.

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