Chisholm-Burns Receives AACP Dawson Award

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) selected Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, as this year’s recipient of the Paul R. Dawson Award. She received this award during July’s  AACP annual meeting in National Harbor, MD. The Paul R. Dawson award is gifted by Amgen each year in honor of their…

Yallapu Awarded NIH Grant

Murali M. Yallapu, PhD, assistant professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, was awarded a three year grant totaling $480,000 from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to investigate the role of prostate specific membrane antigen targeted docetaxel loaded magnetic nanoparticles for prostate cancer therapy. Docetaxel has been used since its approval by the…

Duane D. Miller Plans Retirement

Duane D. Miller, PhD, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, announced his retirement from the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. His retirement will be effective August 31, 2015. Dr. Miller joined the College of Pharmacy faculty in 1992 and since has received numerous awards, including recently being named a Fellow of…

Cox Selected as AACP Walmart Scholar, Franks Mentor

Dr. Sarah Cox, University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy PGY2 Pharmacotherapy resident, was selected as one of eighty-five 2015 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Walmart Scholars. Dr. Cox is pictured here (right) with her faculty mentor, Andrea Franks, PharmD. The Walmart Scholars Program was created to strengthen the skills and commitment to academic pharmacy…

Eoff Concert at the Orpheum, Memphis

Dr. Jim Eoff, former executive associate dean at UTHSC College of Pharmacy, performed at the Orpheum Theatre on June 9, 2015. The event was a retirement gift from the College in honor of his 45 years of faithful service. Dr. Eoff said of the event, “This organ concert was one of the highlights of my career…

Promotions and Tenure

Leslie Hamilton, PharmD, BCPS recently was promoted to associate professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. Dr. Hamilton obtained a BA degree in English Literature from the University of Tennessee, Knoxville before continuing her education at the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy. Upon completion of her PharmD in 2007,…