Pharmacy Students Integrated into Interprofessional Student-Run Free Clinic
November 2, 2017
At the clinic, Pharmacy students obtain medication histories, make medication-related recommendations to the healthcare team, answer drug information questions, and dispense medications.

At the clinic, Pharmacy students obtain medication histories, make medication-related recommendations to the healthcare team, answer drug information questions, and dispense medications.

Inaugural Interprofessional Exchange Research Stimulus Pilot Grants Announced
October 6, 2017
“We all believe that working interprofessionally has benefits, and the IP-X Research Stimulus is designed to test this belief,” explained Jim Dalton, dean of the U-M College of Pharmacy.
University Launches Precision Health Initiative
October 3, 2017

The University of Michigan has launched a new initiative to harness campus-wide research aimed at finding personalized solutions to improve the health and wellness of individuals and communities.

University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and School of Public Health Introduce Dual Degree Program
September 28, 2017
Upon completion of the dual program, students will have earned a PharmD degree, making them eligible for state licensure as a pharmacist, and a MPH degree in Health Management & Policy from the School of Public Health.

The University of Michigan College of Pharmacy and School of Public Health have announced a new dual degree program that will provide students w

Pharmacy Students Educate Public on Safe Opioid Use and Disposal
September 22, 2017
Jeffery Lo, PharmD'20 candidate, at RiteAid Pharmacy in Ann Arbor Tuesday, Aug. 29.

With overdose deaths in Michigan from opioids jumping 54 percent between 2015 and 2016, and more than tripling since 2012, University of Michigan students were out in the community Tuesday, Aug. 29, to help those with prescriptions understand the risks of their medications.

Preventing Opioid Abuse: Pharmacy Community Connect Day
August 8, 2017

Prescription opioid abuse is a serious and growing problem. While there are many legitimate uses for these drugs, abuse is a significant risk.

Teamwork, the Future of Health Education and Practice
July 20, 2017
“Breaking down the silos that exist in health science education and practice, and learning from and respecting each other’s professions, is essential to produce graduates who are better equipped to solve some of healthcare’s most pressing challenges,” explains Dr. Sweet.

U-M case-based course helps students understand roles, gain teamwork skills.

College Hosts ACCP Training Programs
July 18, 2017
“The training sessions are an enriching experience for both faculty mentors and mentees alike,” says Dr. Karen Farris.

"We are proud to host ACCP for the second year, as one of our college’s strategic goals is leading in the preparation of the next generation of faculty.”

Raising the Bar for Clinical Research Staff Training: MICHR Gets $2.3M Grant to Lead National Effort
July 14, 2017
“An important limitation in the way clinical trials are currently conducted across the country is that there is no training standard for the people who are actually doing the work. This grant focuses on solving that very problem.” says Vicki Ellingrod, PharmD, John Gideon Searle Professor, Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education at the College of Pharmacy.

Amazingly, no national standard exists for how to train the staff who actually run clinical trials, even though they have to follow many federal regulations, interact with patients and health professionals, and act as the early warning system for problems.

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