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  • Education
| March 30, 2021

Women’s History Month 2021

As Women’s History Month draws to a close, HSC College of Pharmacy would like to recognize the immense contributions and significant gains women are making in the pharmacy profession. According to a 2019 National Pharmacist Workforce Study, the pharmacy profession...

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  • Research
| March 10, 2021

A new collaboration to better understand Keratoconus Dystrophy

Drs. Dimitrios Karamichos and Melissa Petersen at The University of North Texas Health Science Center at Fort Worth, are teaming with DownSyndrome Achieves (DSA) Biobank in Ohio to find clues about Keratoconus Dystrophy. Their research will help better identify individuals with Down syndrome who are at risk of the...

Dr. Hongli Wu
  • Research
| January 8, 2021

HSC researcher sees potential for retinal protection with new research grant

A large number of veterans and military members experience eye trauma and potential vision loss due to service-related injuries. With the support of a research grant from the Department of Defense (DoD), researcher Dr. Hongli Wu is on the cusp of developing a delivery agent to protect those ailments.  ...

Dr. Annesha White
  • Education
| January 6, 2021

Pharmacy faculty inspires growing leadership through innovation

By Arnessa Blanks Innovation is key when building new systems in the pharmacy industry and can be crucial to maintaining quality of life and potentially prolonging it. Students in the HSC College of Pharmacy PHAR 7335 class participated in the 2020 Innovation Challenge project to practice innovation and...

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  • Community
| December 21, 2020

Retirees leave lasting imprint on HSC College of Pharmacy 

  This month, three College of Pharmacy professors are retiring, but their contributions to the college have made a permanent imprint on the college’s success and...

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  • Our People
| December 21, 2020

The artists of HSC

By Jan Jarvis Think the soul of an artist and the mind of a scientist cannot co-exist in the same body? Think again. Leonardo da Vinci straddled both worlds. For Salvador Dali, quantum mechanics was as captivating as the canvas. Psychologists say art...

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  • Our People
| October 22, 2020

Pharmacy student finds universal language through magic

By Arnessa Blanks, Communications Intern  Fourth-year pharmacy student, Rohit Sampat, never thought his love of magic would help him in his pursuit to become a pharmacist.  Sampat says preparing for magic shows and interacting with different people has helped him tremendously as he prepares...

Iman Zidan
  • Education
| October 20, 2020

Goldman Scholar dreams of owning a pharmacy and helping the underserved

By Krista Roberts Iman Zidan has big aspirations. Her ultimate goal is to own her own pharmacy to serve the less fortunate. “I continue to push myself everyday so that I am one step closer to successfully serving and giving back to my...

College of Pharmacy Faculty and Staff
  • On Campus
| October 9, 2020

Celebrate pharmacists’ contributions to health care this month

It's a great time to thank a pharmacist.  October is designated American Pharmacists Month by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and October 19-23 is National Pharmacy Week, hosted by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP). The events shine a light on the important contributions pharmacists make to health care and...

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  • Education
| September 8, 2020

HSC researcher receives $1.8 million grant for work on technology to enhance oral absorption of water-insoluble drugs

Xiaowei Dong, Associate Professor and P1 Curriculum Director at HSC College of Pharmacy, was recently awarded the Maximizing Investigators' Resource Award (MIRA-R35) to continue her research into technologies that improve the effectiveness of oral drugs. Dr. Dong received the five-year, $1.8 million award from National Institutes of General Medical Sciences at the National...