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November 2018

Waller Lecture ElSohly

Mahmoud ElSohly, co-director of the University of Mississippi’s Marijuana Project, delivered the School of Pharmacy’s 15th Coy W. Waller Distinguished Lecture titled “Building on the Legacy of Coy Waller at Ole Miss.” Read more.


Alicia Bouldin and John Bentley GraduationPharmacy School Administrators Celebrate 25 Years of Friendship

University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy administrators Alicia Bouldin and John Bentley celebrated their 25-year “friendiversary” after meeting as Ole Miss graduate students in August 1993. Read More.


Bowl for BreathStudent Pharmacists ‘Bowl for Breath’ in Cystic Fibrosis Fundraiser

University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy student pharmacists bowled for a cause on Oct. 9, as a group formed a team for the Bowl for Breath fundraiser to support the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Read More.

 


Law School EventSymposium on Opioid Crisis Brings Law and Pharmacy Together

The University of Mississippi schools of Law and Pharmacy collaborated on an education symposium titled “An Interprofessional Approach to the Opioid Crisis in Mississippi.” Read More.


Kai-Wei PosterPharmacy Students Place in Mississippi IDeA Conference Graduate Poster Competition

Corinne Sweeney and Kai-Wei Wu, graduate students in the School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, both placed in the top three of the graduate poster competition at the 2018 Mississippi IDeA conference. Read More.

 


Social Moments

Dean's LuncheonThanks to the student body for hosting the Dean’s Luncheon!

 


Residency ShowcaseThe student pharmacists in Jackson had a chance to attend the Residency Information and Showcase Expo, an opportunity for them to learn about residency and the application process and meet site reps from across the region.

 


PLS RetreatStudent pharmacist leaders from different organizations gathered for a daylong leadership retreat. Guest speaker Andy Traynor, director of residencies & practice development, Concordia University Wisconsin School of Pharmacy, spoke about the Kouzes and Posner leadership model and how to apply it to their leadership roles.

 


Phi Kappa Phi 2018Congrats to 16 #olemisspharmacy students on their induction into @phikappaphi! Phi Kappa Phi is the nation’s oldest, largest and most selective honor society. Membership is based on a student’s sound character and academic standing.

 


Announcements

Student organization Prescription for Service and the School of Pharmacy will host the Mississippi Walk for Diabetes, a fundraiser for the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi, on Sunday, Nov. 4 at the Lyceum Loop on the Ole Miss campus. The SOP team will be walking in honor of the late Anne Marie Liles, who was SOP director of experiential affairs and clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice, and Mart Chandler, who was an Oxford endocrinologist. To register, donate or for more information, click here.

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

Be a Champion for Ole Miss Pharmacy and mentor future pharmacists! More information here: pharmacy.olemiss.edu/admissions/champion