Public Relations Coordinator
Articles by Sheila Roberson
|Apr. 3 2013||
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will host the 2013 Multicultural Health Fair April 13 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Pendergrass Flea Market. The event focuses on those in the community who may not have access to regular health care services.
|Mar. 12 2013||
Matthew Perri III, a professor in the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, has co-authored the book "Pharmaceutical Marketing" with former graduate student Brent Rollins, who is now a faculty member in the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine School of Pharmacy.
|Feb. 27 2013||
Glenn Prestwich, Presidential Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and special presidential assistant for faculty entrepreneurism at the University of Utah, will present a seminar March 6 at 3:30 p.m. in Room 101 of the Pharmacy South building. His talk on "Harnessing Hyaluronic Acid: From Cell Therapy to Reducing Inflammation" is free and open to the public.
|Feb. 19 2013||
This year's Chu Lecture hosted by the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will explore "Acyclonucleosides to Ziagen: A Journey." Presented by Robert Vince, director of the Center for Drug Design at the University of Minnesota, it will be held March 6 at 11 a.m. in Room 201 of the Pharmacy South building. A reception will begin at 10 a.m., and the public is invited to attend.
|Feb. 11 2013||
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy is hosting an open house for all students interested in its new degree program, the bachelor of science in the pharmaceutical sciences. The event will take place on Feb. 22 at 3 p.m. in room 101 of the Pharmacy South building. Applications are being accepted now for classes starting in fall 2013.
|Nov. 8 2012||
Thomas E. Menighan, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the American Pharmacists Association, will present at the 30th anniversary of the University of Georgia Kenneth L. Waters Lecture Nov. 29 at 3:30 p.m. in room 101 of Pharmacy South. Hosted by the College of Pharmacy, the lecture on "It's an Exciting Time to be a Pharmacist" is free and open to the public.
|Oct. 4 2012||
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy and the American Pharmacists Association will celebrate American Pharmacists Month with the 10th annual "Dawgtoberfest: Rx for Good Health" on Oct. 17 from noon to 3 p.m. in the Pharmacy South building.
|Aug. 20 2012||
Six University of Georgia pharmacy students started their third-year courses on Aug. 13 in Albany, Ga., as the inaugural class of the College of Pharmacy's southwest Georgia clinical campus. The students will finish their final two years of study in Albany as part of the college's 2+2 program.
|Aug. 14 2012||
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy welcomed 144 new students into the class of 2016 with its annual white coat ceremony on Aug. 11. At the event, all new students received white lab coats to mark the beginning of their pharmacy careers.
|Jun. 11 2012||
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will offer a new degree program this fall for students seeking a bachelor's degree in pharmaceutical sciences. The new degree is among only 18 such programs in the country and only the second in the Southeast.
|Jun. 6 2012||
This spring, the National Institutes of Health awarded four faculty in the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy new and continued grant funding in excess of $4.9 million for up to five years.
|May. 11 2012||
The University of Georgia College of Pharmacy graduated 121 doctor of pharmacy students in ceremonies held May 5 in Athens. Of those students, 70 graduated with honors, including one first honor graduate. Other honors were five summa cum laude, 32 magna cum laude and 33 cum laude.
|Mar. 29 2012||
James Bruckner, a toxicology professor in the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy, received a two-year, $898,179 contract from the Consumer Specialty Production Association to assess potential neurotoxic risks posed by pyrethroid insecticides to infants and children. The research findings will be forwarded to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency so it can develop scientifically based exposure guidelines to assure safe levels of pyrethroids in agriculture and the home.
|Mar. 21 2012||
Nine international leaders in the field of modern drug development will speak at the first Symposium on Pharmaceutical Development sponsored by the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy. The daylong event on April 19 at the Classic Center will begin with registration at 8 a.m.
|Mar. 12 2012||
The department of pharmaceutical and biomedical sciences in the University of Georgia College of Pharmacy will hold the first lecture of the Chu Lectureship Series on March 28 at 11 a.m. in room 201 of the pharmacy south building.