Jennifer Williams named Chair of the AACP Student Affairs Standing Committee

Dr. Jennifer Williams, Associate Dean for Student Affairs, was appointed as the Chair of the Student Affairs Standing Committee at the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Pharmacy Education 2018 meeting in Boston. The Student Affairs Committee examines institutional leadership models (assistant/associate deans, professional staff) and professional development needs to optimize achievement of AACP…

Bernd Meibohm Presents at German Pharmaceutical Society (DPhG) Annual Meeting

Dr. Bernd Meibohm, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies, gave the plenary lecture at the annual meeting of the German Pharmaceutical Society (DPhG) in Hamburg, Germany on October 3. The presentation was entitled “The Role of Pharmacokinetic/Pharmacodynamic Evaluations in the Preclinical Development of Spectinamides, a Novel Class of Anti-Tuberculosis Agents.” The German Pharmaceutical Society…

Faculty Spotlight: Santosh Kumar

Santosh Kumar, PhD Associate Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Q: When did you join the faculty here at UTHSC and what drew you to the position? A: I joined the faculty at UTHSC in June 2014. There are so many possibilities here and the environment is very strong for research. Q: What advice do you…

Faculty Spotlight: Michael Veve

Michael Veve, PharmD Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical Pharmacy and Translational Science Q: When did you join the faculty and what drew you to UTHSC? A: I joined the faculty here at UTHSC in June of 2017 and what drew me here was the opportunities the position held. There are not many positions out there…

UTHSC College of Pharmacy hosts “Knock Out The Flu”

The College of Pharmacy hosted its “Knock Out The Flu” event in the Madison Plaza Lobby on Sept. 17, providing flu shots to all UTHSC students, employees, postdocs, residents and retirees. The event was sponsored by University Health Services (UHS), the College of Pharmacy, the Office of Student Life, the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student…

Alicia Guthrie named PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholars

Alicia Guthrie (P3, Memphis) was selected as a 2018-19 PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholar. Guthrie’s project that was selected is designed to determine a correlation between long prior authorization delays with hepatitis C treatment and whether this contributes to lower therapy completion rates. The PQA-CVS Health Foundation Scholar program provides a $1,250 scholarship to Scholars to…