Faculty Receive NACDS Grant

At the annual meeting of the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS), the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy was awarded a $20,000 grant from the NACDS Foundation Pharmacy Partners Program for a proposal entitled, “Operation Access: A Four-Part Effort to Expand Access to Community Pharmacy Services Across the State of Tennessee.” This was…

Chisholm-Burns AST Award

Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns, PharmD, MPH, MBA, FCCP, FASHP, received the 2015 Clinician of Distinction Award from the American Society of Transplantation at the 2015 American Transplant Congress in Philadelphia, PA, on May 5, 2015. The Clinician of Distinction Award recognizes a clinician who is considered an expert in their field, whose career is dedicated to transplant…

Faculty Honored by SGAEC & UTAA

Drs. Leslie Hamilton and Steve Foster were awarded the Excellence in Teaching Award for the College of Pharmacy by the UTHSC Student Government Association Executive Council (SGAEC). Dr. George Wood also received the SGAEC Excellence in Teaching Award for the College of Graduate Health Sciences. This award recognizes concerned, outstanding teachers known for their ability to communicate,…

Rao Wins Summer Travel Award

Dr. P.S. Shantanu Rao was recently awarded the UTHSC Postdoctoral Association Summer Travel Award to attend the 3rd International Conference on HIV/AIDS, STDs & STIs. Dr. Rao received his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry from the University of Toledo. Currently, Dr. Rao is a postdoctoral fellow in Dr. Santosh Kumar’s research lab in the Department of…

Top MTM Center

OutcomesMTM, the national leader in the design, delivery and administration of Medication Therapy Management programs, has named Blount Discount Pharmacy in Alcoa as one of the top regional MTM centers in the southern division. To qualify for consideration, a pharmacy or chain must consistently perform at a “Best in Class” level throughout the year. Dr.…

Lesko Annual Helms Award Recipient

Dr. Anne Lesko of Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center was awarded the Richard A. Helms Award for Excellence in Pediatric Pharmacy Practice. Dr. Richard Helms, chair of the Helms Selection Committee was quoted saying, “Without Anne and her substantive leadership skills, I think there is a good chance there would not be a Pediatric Pharmacy…