Walgreens Donation Supports Diversity

Walgreens has pledged $10,000 to support diversity-promoting initiatives at the College of Pharmacy. Since 2008, Walgreens has donated over $1 million to colleges and schools of pharmacy throughout the nation in order to advocate for programs that foster diversity within the profession. Pictured (L-R): Dr. Jennifer Williams, associate dean for Student Affairs; Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns;…

Business Plan Competition Winners Announced

Third-year student pharmacists Fred Sandefer, Lindsey Schobert and David Skinner took the top prize in this year’s UT College of Pharmacy Business Plan Competition held in December. The event, sponsored by the UT American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Community Pharmacy Special Interest Group, and overseen by Drs. Justin Gatwood and Ken Hohmeier, assistant…

Cogle Wins ASPEN New Practitioner Award

Sarah Vest Cogle, PharmD, BCPS, recently was awarded the American Society of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) New Practitioner Award on behalf of the Pharmacy Practice Section at the Fifteenth Clinical Nutrition Week in Austin, Texas, on January 17, 2016. She received the award for her research titled “Sliding scale regular human insulin for critically ill…

Shepards Join New Alumni Recruiting Team

On February 18, 2016, Drs. David and Martha Shepard participated in an eighth grade career fair held at the Knoxville Expo Center. The duo represented the College of Pharmacy as members of the new Alumni Recruiting Team (ART), educating students about the profession of pharmacy. In addition to participating in recruiting events, ART participants can provide shadowing experiences for future…

Do You Need More Continuing Education?

The University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy presents the annual 15 hour live knowledge-based continuing education seminar, Pharmacy Update. Participation in both days of this seminar will grant 15 live contact hours of CE or you may choose to attend either the 8 live contact hour session Drug Update or the 7 live contact hour…