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    Faculty, Researchers Honored by School of Pharmacy

    Sujith Ramachandran

    June 11, 2021

    OXFORD, Miss. — The University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy recognized four of its faculty members for their excellence in and commitment to teaching, service and research during its annual faculty retreat.

    “Our stellar faculty and research scientists go above and beyond to advance the mission of our school and profession,” said David D. Allen, dean of the School of Pharmacy. “It’s truly a privilege to have the opportunity to recognize their efforts.”

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    Donna Strum Named Interim Dean at School of Pharmacy

    Donna StrumMay 25, 2021

    OXFORD, Miss. — Donna Strum, associate provost and professor of pharmacy administration at the University of Mississippi, will serve as interim dean of the School of Pharmacy and executive director of the Research Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences effective July 1.

    Strum steps in for David D. Allen, current dean of the pharmacy school, who was named president of the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis. A national search for the permanent position will be forthcoming with the search committee being finalized and appointed in the coming weeks.

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    ISPOR Student Chapter Takes Top Group Honors

    Text graphic "Student Chapter Awards; Outstanding Chapter Award; 1st University of Mississippi, USA"

    The University of Mississippi ISPOR Student Chapter earned first place as the top Outstanding Chapter Award for the 2020-2021 year. Learn more about the chapter on the school’s website or visit the group’s Facebook page.


    PharmChats: Dr. Mickey C. Smith

    We spoke with Dr. Mickey C. Smith, F.A.P. Barnard Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Pharmacy Administration, about his extensive career in pharmacy and academia, as well as his years as a faculty member with the Department of Pharmacy Administration.


    UM Professor Named to Board of National Pharmacy Foundation

    November 23, 2020

    OXFORD, Miss. — John Bentley, a professor of pharmacy administration and director of the Center for Pharmaceutical Marketing and Management at the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, has been named to the Board of Directors of the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education.

    AFPE is the oldest pharmacy foundation in the country. It was founded in 1942 to support pharmaceutical education in the United States. The organization funds numerous scholarships and grants that benefit researchers and academics within the pharmacy profession.

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    Isom Center Welcomes New Fellows

    Marie BarnardSeptember 7, 2020

    OXFORD, Miss. –The Sarah Isom Center for Women and Gender Studies at the University of Mississippi has chosen a new group of faculty members for its two-year fellowship program.

    Created in 2018 with eight inaugural faculty fellows, the program is designed to support research projects conducted by faculty in the areas of gender and sexuality. The support includes grant-writing support, research assistance and the organizing of conferences or symposia.

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