James Moon Earns 2018 AAPS Emerging Leader Award
August 14, 2018
Congratulations to James Moon, PhD, John Gideon Searle Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, U-M College of Pharmacy, who has won the 2018 AAPS Emerging Leader Award.
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists has honored Dr. James Moon with the 2018 AAPS Emerging Leader Award.
Newly Funded Project Has the Potential to Reduce Guesswork in Vaccine Development
July 11, 2018
Wei Cheng, PhD, has been awarded over $430,000 from the National Institute of Health to explore B cell responses to vaccine antigens.
Over 90% of licensed vaccines work by eliciting B-cell antibody responses. However, how these vaccines stimulate B cells, and specifically what molecular ingredients are required to yield long-lasting protective antibody response, are far from being understood.
Innovative U-M Pharmacy Faculty-Led Initiative Featured in the News
June 29, 2018
“While physicians might be more focused on diagnosis and treatment, our specialty is really on the management or treatment of chronic conditions. That’s where I think we could offer a different perspective and a different skill set that physicians may not have, given the complexity of the medications,” Dr. Choe says.
Hae Mi Choe, PharmD, Associate Dean for Pharmacy Innovations and Partnerships and Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy, College of Pharmacy, and Chief Quality Officer and Director of Pharmacy Innovations and Partnerships, U-M Medical Group, was recently featured in Drug Topics.
Amy Pai Elected ACCP Research Institute Trustee
June 7, 2018
Dr. Amy Barton Pai has been elected to a Board of Trustees position with the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Research Institute.
Dr. Amy Barton Pai has been elected to a Board of Trustees position with the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s Research Institute.
Beatriz Manzor Mitrzyk Announced as Winner of Depression Center Eisenberg Collaborative Innovations Award
June 1, 2018
Dr. Mitrzyk will study ways to improve how minorities seek and receive mental health care.
Dr. Mitrzyk to study ways to improve how minorities seek and receive mental health care.
Gordon Amidon Receives SUNY Honorary Doctorate of Science
May 24, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Gordon Amidon, who received a State University of New York honorary doctorate of science at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ commencement ceremony on May 19.
Congratulations to Dr. Gordon Amidon, who received a State University of New York honorary doctorate of science at the School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ commencement ceremony.
Dr. Steven Erickson Named 2018 Teaching Excellence Award Recipient
May 1, 2018
Dr. Steven Erickson, (left) received the 2018 Teaching Excellence Award from Dean James Dalton (right).
"He is willing to go above and beyond to help students and is one of the best professors here at Michigan."
Dr. Gordon Amidon Wins Takeru Higuchi Research Prize
March 27, 2018
Congratulations to Dr. Gordon Amidon, winner of the American Pharmacists Association's 2018 Takeru Higuchi Research Prize.
Gordon L. Amidon, PhD, received the American Pharmacists Association's 2018 Takeru Higuchi Research Prize at the APhA's annual meeting and exposition March 15-19 in Nashville, TN.
Dr. Jasmine Luzum Earns AACP New Investigator Award
January 31, 2018
Dr. Jasmine Luzum
Congratulations to Dr. Jasmine Luzum, who has won the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy New Investigator Award.
Funding will support research into racial disparity in heart failure outcomes.
Dr. Jolene Bostwick’s Online Course Aimed at Improving Psychiatric Medication Use in Michigan Gains Support
January 11, 2018
Jolene Bostwick, PharmD
This course is a pilot, and will demonstrate the feasibility and usefulness of this approach to psychiatric continuing education for NPs across Michigan.
Jolene Bostwick has been awarded $50,000 from the Ethel and James Flinn Foundation in support of a project aimed at improving psychiatric medication use.

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