Faculty and student practice activities are making headlines at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.
Recent Practice News:
|School of Pharmacy Launches New, Online Graduate Program in Palliative Care|
Date Published: March 27, 2017Interprofessional program will provide students with the knowledge and skills needed to help improve the quality of life for patients and their families facing a serious illness.
|SOP’s Reed Weighs In on Guidance for Statin, Heart Disease Drug Interactions|
Date Published: March 24, 2017Issued by the American Heart Association, new scientific statement offers advice for managing potential interactions between statins and other commonly prescribed heart disease drugs.
|Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week|
Date Published: March 15, 2017Observed March 19-25, National Poison Prevention Week helps raise awareness about the dangers of poisonings and promotes steps that families can take to prevent them.
|SOP Hosts Evening Reception for Scholarship Donors and Recipients|
Date Published: February 17, 2017Event brings together some of the School’s most dedicated donors and the students who have benefitted from their generosity.
|SOP Receives Grant Funding from Cardinal Health Foundation, Joins Learning Collaborative|
Date Published: January 25, 2017E3 Grant from Cardinal Health Foundation will emphasize patient activation during transitions of care.
|Faculty Members Honored with Statewide Awards from MSHP|
Date Published: December 16, 2016Three faculty members were honored with statewide awards from the Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacy (MSHP).
|Student Pharmacists Participate in National Vote & Vax Initiative|
Date Published: November 22, 2016More than 100 individuals received their seasonal flu vaccine while visiting the polling site at the Universities at Shady Grove.
|SOP Students Finish in Top Three at NCPA National Business Plan Competition|
Date Published: November 17, 2016Student pharmacists from across the country compete to deliver the best business plan for a new independent community pharmacy.
|Balassone Lecture Spotlights Pharmacists Role in Improving Care for Underserved|
Date Published: November 15, 2016Dr. Steven W. Chen discusses his efforts to improve health outcomes and advance pharmacy practice through innovative pharmacy services for underserved populations.
|White Coat Ceremony Welcomes Class of 2020 to Pharmacy Profession|
Date Published: September 15, 2016Time-honored tradition emphasizes the importance of professionalism and celebrates the start of the Class’s journey as student pharmacists.
|Lamy Center Announces Transitions in Leadership|
Date Published: September 2, 2016Drs. Nicole Brandt, Linda Simoni-Wastila, and Chanel Whittaker will continue the Center’s legacy of improving drug therapy for older adults.
|School of Pharmacy Names New Assistant Dean for Experiential Learning|
Date Published: August 29, 2016Dr. Agnes Ann Feemster to lead program that accounts for more than 30 percent of the School’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) curriculum.
|SOP Hosts Orientation to Welcome Incoming Students|
Date Published: August 22, 2016Fun, informative activities help students become familiar with the School and campus community, while setting expectations for the coming year.
|Rodriguez de Bittner Named Inaugural UMMS Population Health Fellow|
Date Published: August 19, 2016Year-long fellowship will focus on the evaluation of new health care delivery systems and factors that affect decision making by health system leadership.
|SOP's Heil Leads Study Showing Penicillin Testing Can Change Treatment Course|
Date Published: August 17, 2016Eighty percent of patients were able to switch to more effective therapy.
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