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September 2019

Phlight Pharma group with Dean Allen and Provost Wilkin

Impressive work by the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy and the National Center for Natural Products Research inspired Phlight Pharma to make a major gift. Read more.

Closeup picture of Matthew Foster

Student Research Program Explores Brain Wellness

Ole Miss Pharmacy  professional student Matthew Foster spent his summer exploring research opportunities in neuroscience and brain wellness as part of the inaugural Neuroscience Summer Research Education Program. Read more.

Two people, award presentation, shaking hands, smilingFour Pharmacy School Faculty Recognized for Innovation, Service

University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy faculty and researchers were recognized for their innovative teaching, service and research at the school’s annual Faculty and Research Scientist Summer Advancement event. Read more.


Emily Lewis lifting a weight above her head

Pharmacy Graduate Finds New Strengths through Weightlifting

While recent Ole Miss Pharmacy graduate Emily Lewis used her inner strength and work ethic to earn her Pharm.D. in May, she found her physical strength through her passion for weightlifting. Read more.

Social Moments

A female and male student pose with a cardboard cutout.We spy some #StellarStudents at the @UMMCnews Interprofessional Welcome Lunch!

Mickey Smith holding book and smiling with memorabilia and books in background. Mickey Smith is now a published author in five languages, as his recent book is available in Chinese. He also spoke about the book to the Chinese equivalent of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in Beijing.

Closeup picture of Spencer HarpeCongrats to #StellarAlum Spencer Harpe on assuming the role of deputy editor with the Journal of the American Pharmacists Association!


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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