College of Pharmacy Receives NACDS Diversity Grant

The College of Pharmacy was awarded a Diversity Grant from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) at the organization’s Annual Meeting in April. The NACDS Foundation Scholarship for excellence in diversity programs is meant to foster and support pharmacy education in underrepresented populations. The College will use the grant to expand its Pre-Professional…

Jesse Jones has AFPE Pre-Doctoral Fellowship Renewed

Jesse Jones, PharmD, a PhD student at the UTHSC College of Pharmacy, has had his American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education (AFPE) Pre-Doctoral Fellowship renewed for a second year. Dr. Jones received his Doctorate of Pharmacy from Idaho State University in 2012 and is currently pursuing his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences. His current research project is…

UTHSC Students Complete AHA ACLS Mega Code Check Off

Twenty-four UTHSC College of Pharmacy P3 students successfully completed their American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Mega Code Check Off in March. The students participated in a month-long elective in Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS). The elective culminated in a mega-code skills test where each student had to serve as a team leader and…

College of Pharmacy Certifies 155 Students in Point of Care Testing

With generous financial support from Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns, 155 P3 and P4 students earned the NACDS Community Pharmacy Point of Care Testing Certificate.  The certificate program, launched in 2015, trains participants to administer a variety of point-of-care tests, conduct patient physical assessments, and develop collaborative practice agreements and business plans. Led by Drs. Nancy Hart,…

Phi Delta Chi Holds End-of-Year Banquet

The UTHSC College of Pharmacy’s Omega Chapter of the Phi Delta Chi Pharmacy Fraternity held its End-of-Year Banquet at the Bass Pro Shop Pyramid in Memphis on April 28. The fraternity welcomed UTHSC College of Pharmacy alum and former American Pharmacists Association (APhA) president Dr. Timothy Tucker to speak during the dinner and handed out…