UNT System College of Pharmacy

Gift from Daniel Drug family will support new building

By Alex Branch   Burl Baker Daniel opened Daniel Drug in 1932 in a long, narrow building at the southwest corner of Montgomery and 7th streets. The world of pharmacy was quite different back then. The Fort Worth pharmacist, who graduated from Danforth School of Pharmacy in 1925, ground foxglove plant by mortar and pestle... Read more »

Mar 22, 2017

Costly cures

By Jan Jarvis   Multiple myeloma sneaked up on Theresa M. Humphrey. She was more tired than usual but still able to work two jobs. By the time she learned she had cancer, it already had caused bone damage in her skull, upper arms and hips. “Cancer was eating me alive, and I didn’t know... Read more »

Mar 13, 2017

Hongli Wu

Could grapes be the ‘magic bullet’ for cataracts?

By Jan Jarvis   Grapes are more than sweet treats in the eyes of one UNT Health Science Center researcher, who is studying how the fruit can prevent cataracts. Whether they’re green, red or black, grapes appear to have significant health benefits, said Hongli Wu, PhD, Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and in the North... Read more »

Nov 21, 2016

Interdisciplinary Research and Education Building

Breaking ground on UNTHSC’s future

By Jeff Carlton When it opens in 2018, the building going up along Camp Bowie Boulevard will be more than just the first new research facility at UNT Health Science Center in 14 years. Housed inside an exterior of precast concrete, limestone walls and glass panels will be a building whose very design reflects the... Read more »

Oct 24, 2016

Mivielis Rivera at the White Coat Ceremony

Pharmacy student dons white coat, grabs onto future

By Jan Jarvis   Mivielis Rivera always knew she wanted a career in health care, she just wasn’t sure which area. When she received her white lab coat on Saturday as a member of the incoming class of the UNT System College of Pharmacy, Rivera had no doubts. “I stumbled into pharmacy when I was... Read more »

Aug 15, 2016

Perrone scholarship to honor Fort Worth pharmacist

By Alex Branch   Before Paul Perrone landed a glider plane on Normandy beach during World War II, he vowed that, if he survived, he would spend the rest of his life helping others. The young man from South Texas kept his promise. He survived D-day and become a successful pharmacist who impacted the lives... Read more »

Aug 11, 2016

Dr. Tina Machu, Dr. Katura Bullock, Dr. Andrew J. Weis, Dr. Myron Jacobson.

New awards honor outstanding junior faculty, student in College of Pharmacy

  New awards have been established in the UNT System College of Pharmacy to honor an outstanding junior faculty member and an outstanding student. The awards are privately funded by Andrew J. Weis, PharmD, a senior executive with Cumberland Pharmaceuticals and an adjunct professor in the College of Pharmacy. Katura Bullock, PharmD, BCPS, received the... Read more »

Jun 13, 2016

Pharmacy professor helps make policies safeguarding health 

By Betsy Friauf   Annesha White, PhD, is passionate about improving health care and reducing its cost. She’s Assistant Dean and Assistant Professor of Pharmacotherapy in the UNT System College of Pharmacy. Her research focus is on reducing the medication errors that harm about 1.5 million Americans annually. Dr. White’s expertise and hard work in... Read more »

May 12, 2016

pharmacy students teach kids about medication safety

Lessons to keep kids safe

By Jan Jarvis   After listening to a presentation on over-the-counter medicine safety, 10-year-old Kamila Allen was confident she could make the right choices the next time she needed relief from a cold. “You should never take over-the-counter drugs by yourself because you could end up in the hospital,” she said. “You should go to... Read more »

Apr 28, 2016

Myron Jacobson

Pharmacy Dean receives national research honor

By Jan Jarvis As a graduate student in the late 1960s, Myron Jacobson thought vitamin B3 was old news and hardly worth his time. Never could he have envisioned that the inexpensive over-the-counter supplement would launch a career that includes 40 years of funded research, more than 170 published papers, 30-plus patents and three biotech... Read more »

Feb 29, 2016