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McGivney to Present at APhA National Meeting

McGivney to Present at APhA National Meeting

March 23, 2015

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PittPharmacy faculty member Melissa A. Somma McGivney, PharmD ’98, FCCP, FAPhA will present at the American Pharmacists Association Meeting in San Diego, Calif. on  March 29,… Read More ›

PittPharmacy Somma-McGivney 2015 Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Awardee

PittPharmacy Somma-McGivney 2015 Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Awardee

March 18, 2015

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Assistant Dean for Community Partnerships Melissa A. Somma McGivney, PharmD, FCCP, FAPhA was awarded the 2015 Chancellor’s Distinguished Teaching Award at the University of Pittsburgh Honors Convocation held… Read More ›

PittPharmacy Faculty Skledar Published in AJHP

PittPharmacy Faculty Skledar Published in AJHP

March 11, 2015

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Susan J. Skledar, RPh, MPH, FASHP, Alumna Shelby Corman ’02, and PittMedicine faculty member Thomas Smitherman, MD collaborated to publish a manuscript Addressing innovative off-label medication use… Read More ›

Drug Take Back Day a Huge Success

Drug Take Back Day a Huge Success

March 6, 2015

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PittPharmacy student Justin Saver (class of 2018) along with Allegheny County District Attorney’s Office, School of Pharmacy, University Pharmacy, and the University of Pittsburgh Police… Read More ›

Pringle Receives Grant for Phase II Overdose Prevention

Pringle Receives Grant for Phase II Overdose Prevention

February 19, 2015

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Janice L. Pringle, PhD received funding from the PA Commission on Crime and Delinquency for Phase II of her Overdose Prevention study. The goal of this… Read More ›

Yang Receives Cancer Research Grant

Yang Receives Cancer Research Grant

February 9, 2015

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Da Yang, MD, PhD has received a grant from the Elsa U. Pardee Foundation for a research project aimed at characterizing miR-506 as a novel… Read More ›

Nolin Leads Inaugural Kidney Health Initiative Project

Nolin Leads Inaugural Kidney Health Initiative Project

January 16, 2015

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Thomas D. Nolin, PharmD ’99, PhD ’03, chaired an inaugural Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) workgroup to propose recommendations for the standardized assessment of pharmacokinetics and… Read More ›

Nolin Awarded  Five Year NIGMS Grant

Nolin Awarded Five Year NIGMS Grant

January 15, 2015

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PittPharmacy faculty member Thomas D. Nolin, PharmD ’99, PhD ’03, was awarded a new 5-year NIH R01 grant through the National Institute of General Medical… Read More ›

Kane-Gill Appointed Editor Critical Connections Newsmagazine

Kane-Gill Appointed Editor Critical Connections Newsmagazine

January 8, 2015

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Sandra L. Kane-Gill, PharmD, MS, FCCM, FCCP was appointed editor of the Critical Connections Newsmagazine. The magazine was developed and is distributed by the Society of Critical… Read More ›

Faculty and Student Receive PPA Grant

Faculty and Student Receive PPA Grant

January 8, 2015

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Michelle Myers, class of 2016, and her mentor Olufunmilola K. Odukoya, BPharm, PhD have been awarded a  grant by the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association for their project… Read More ›