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September 2018

David Allen at AACP PodiumDavid D. Allen, dean of the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, was installed as president of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy on July 25 at the organization’s annual meeting. Read more.

Lauren BloodworthTwo UM Pharmacy Faculty to Lead Mississippi Pharmacists Association

The Mississippi Pharmacists Association welcomed two faculty members from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy into leadership positions for the organization. Read More.

Health CenterStudent Health Pharmacy Changes Name, Expands Operation

The University of Mississippi’s Student Health Pharmacy has changed its name to Student and Employee Pharmacy Health Services and expanded its offerings to provide pharmacy services to employees. Read More.


Jiaxiang ZhangPharmaceutics Graduate Student Honored for 3D Printing Research

Jiaxiang Zhang, a University of Mississippi graduate student in the School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, was awarded Best Oral Presentation at the annual meeting of the Controlled Release Society in New York City. Read More.

Joseph Sam Award Randall ClarkForensic Chemist Named 2018 Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus

Randall Clark, a 1973 University of Mississippi graduate with a doctoral degree in medicinal chemistry, has been named the School of Pharmacy Department of BioMolecular Sciences’ 2018 Joseph Sam Distinguished Alumnus Award honoree. Read More.


PharmaceuticsStudent Success Helps Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Program Flourish

The University of Mississippi Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery is making a strong commitment to students’ futures. Whether they go into the pharmaceutical job market or want to further their education, students of the master’s program are prepared when graduation arrives. Read More.

In Remembrance

Anne Marie LilesThe School of Pharmacy is deeply saddened by the passing of Anne Marie Liles on Aug. 23, 2018. Liles served as director of experiential affairs and clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice. Remembering Dr. Liles.


Social Moments

White Coat CrowdClass of 2022 looking good in their new threads! Congrats!

State PanelWe were fortunate to have our P1s hear words of wisdom from representatives of Mississippi pharmacy organizations, plus a great lunch with the Becoming a Pharmacist team leaders.



EE Phamily DinnerAfter letting them get settled in their residence hall rooms, it was great to welcome our new Early Entry students and their families at a #phamily dinner! #WelcomeHomeRebs



Alania Pendarvis CedilloCongrats to #StellarAlum Alania Pendarvis Cedillo (PharmD 04) on being named administrator of Marion General Hospital & Jefferson Davis Community Hospital by Forrest Health!



CSI Tour Medicinal Plant GardenCould CSI: Oxford be the next hit show? Maybe not, but CSI Camp participants got a real taste of forensic experiences, including a tour of the Medicinal Plant Garden.



Anastasia Jenkins_MSHP PresidentCongratulations to #olemisspharmacy professor Anastasia Jenkins who was installed as MSHP president at #MSHP18 today! #StellarFaculty




The School of Pharmacy and the National Center for Natural Products Research will host the 2018 Coy W. Waller Distinguished Lecture on Friday, Oct. 19 at 11 a.m. in the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. Mahmoud ElSohly, research professor in the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and professor of pharmaceutics at UM, will discuss “Building on the Legacy of Coy Waller at Ole Miss.” More information 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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