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UF Pharmacy faculty featured in PBS NewsHour story on kratom

Christopher McCurdy, Ph.D., a professor of medicinal chemistry, is featured in a PBS NewsHour report on kratom. (Video begins at 6:40)

UF Health receives grant for pilot Summer Health Professions Education Program

The six health colleges associated with University of Florida Health, including the College of Pharmacy, have received a $415,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to help develop a pilot project for the 2017 Summer Health Professions Education Program.

Simple genetic test shows promise for better outcomes in heart stent patients

UF Health researchers have found a quick, precise genetic test can significantly reduce the risk of cardiovascular events by helping to identify more effective medication for some heart patients.

Register now for the 2017 UF Precision Medicine Conference

The conference will be held March 8-10, 2017, in Orlando, and will focus on equipping practitioners, trainees and students to translate pharmacogenomics science into daily practice.

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College of Pharmacy

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s vision, mission and values are reflected in its faculty, staff, students and alumni. The college offers four areas in pharmacy education for new or advancing students, working pharmacists, or other health sciences students seeking graduate training. The college’s research departments, an integral part of the University of Florida Health Science Center, are highly successful in attracting extramural research support.

The UF Pharm.D. curriculum prepares graduates in pharmacy to take independent professional responsibility for the outcome of drug therapy in patients. The following reports detail outcome data for all UF Pharm.D. graduates:

 

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College of Pharmacy researchers secure grant to study antipsychotic medication use in children

College of Pharmacy researchers secure grant to study antipsychotic medication use in children

A grant from the Florida Agency for Healthcare Administration will allow researchers in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy to study the safety and effectiveness of long-term antipsychotic medication use in children.

Dr. Derendorf invited to serve on a NASA Expert Review Panel

Dr. Derendorf invited to serve on a NASA Expert Review Panel

The panel will review a plan that details a research pathway designed to identify and develop a safe and effective medication formulary for future long-duration exploration spaceflight missions.

Gainesville chapter of FSHP wins national ASHP Outstanding Professional Development Project Award

Gainesville chapter of FSHP wins national ASHP Outstanding Professional Development Project Award

An idea to improve medication reconciliation services at UF Health Shands Hospital earned the Gainesville student chapter of FSHP a national award.

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February 17, 2017

30th Annual Research Showcase

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March 08, 2017

UF Precision Medicine Conference

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March 25, 2017

2017 APhA Gator Reception - "Dean's Night In"

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