Meibohm Awarded NIH Instrumentation Grant

Bernd Meibohm, PhD, FCP, associate dean for Research and Graduate Programs and professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) College of Pharmacy has received a shared instrumentation grant in the amount of $315,651 from the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This grant will allow for the acquisition of a…

Laizure and Parker Awarded NIH R03 Grant

  Casey Laizure, PharmD and Robert Parker, PharmD, BA, both in the Department of Clinical Pharmacy, received a $150,000 grant from the National Institute on Drug Abuse to study how rapidly caffeine gets into the body after consuming an energy drink or inhaling a caffeine powder.  New types of caffeine fortified supplements can potentially be…

Williams Named New Associate Dean for Student Affairs

Jennifer Williams, PharmD, assistant dean and campus director for the University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s St. Petersburg Campus, has been named the new associate dean of Student Affairs at the UTHSC College of Pharmacy.  In August 2014, Dr. Williams will succeed Dr. James Eoff who faithfully has served the College for over 45 years. …

Farland Awarded PMERF Grant

Michelle Farland, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, associate professor at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy has received a grant in the amount of $3011 from the Physicians Medical Education and Research Foundation (PMERF). This Knoxville-campus based grant will allow for the development and administration of a survey of primary care physicians to…

Crill Wins Distinguished Nutrition Support Pharmacist Service Award

On January 20th, Dr. Catherine Crill was presented with the Distinguished Nutrition Support Pharmacist Service Award by the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition (ASPEN) at the 2014 Clinical Nutrition Week in Savannah, GA. Dr. Crill is associate professor of Clinical Pharmacy and Pediatrics at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center. This annual…

Farland and Franks Present TBL Workshop at UAMS

Andrea Franks, PharmD, BCPS and Michelle Farland, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, associate professors of Clinical Pharmacy, were invited to present programming on Team-Based Learning (TBL) for the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) College of Pharmacy in April. Drs. Franks and Farland presented a seminar entitled “Team-Based Learning: Overview, Tools, and Tips” followed by a…