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UF researchers identify gene variant to personalize therapy for deadly form of leukemia

Published: Jun 19th, 2017

A genetic variation identified by researchers in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy may help clinicians target a deadly form of leukemia using a promising drug therapy.

UF Health colleges welcome 80 SHPEP scholars for six-week program

UF Health colleges welcome 80 SHPEP scholars for six-week program

Published: Jun 13th, 2017

The six academic colleges at UF Health are hosting 80 Summer Health Professions Education scholars for a six-week enrichment program aimed at generating interest in the health professions.

Dr. Eric Krause earns New Investigator Award from American Physiological Society

Dr. Eric Krause earns New Investigator Award from American Physiological Society

Published: Jun 13th, 2017

The award recognizes an outstanding investigator in the early stages of his or her career who has made meritorious contributions to the central nervous system area of study.

Africa Vision 2020 Initiative presents Living Legend Award to Dr. Folakemi Odedina

Africa Vision 2020 Initiative presents Living Legend Award to Dr. Folakemi Odedina

Published: Jun 13th, 2017

For her achievements and contributions to African and global health, and her service to humanity, the Association for Good Clinical Practice in Nigeria has awarded its first Living Legend Award to Dr. Folakemi Odedina.

Dr. Odedina selected to work in Nigeria as a Carnegie African Diaspora Fellow

Published: Jun 12th, 2017

Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., a professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research in the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, has been chosen by the Carnegie African Diaspora Fellowship Program to travel to Nigeria to study prostate cancer in West African men

UF College of Pharmacy celebrates nearly 400 graduates in the class of 2017

Published: May 3rd, 2017

Robert Crisafi, Ph.D., ʼ56, announced a $1 million gift to support student scholarships in the UF College of Pharmacy during the commencement ceremony.

Dr. Robert Crisafi, ʼ56, receives one of UF’s most prestigious alumni honors

Published: May 2nd, 2017

Crisafi was presented the UF Distinguished Alumnus Award during the College of Pharmacy’s commencement ceremony on May 1.

University of Florida wins Salesforce Higher Ed Summit Award

University of Florida wins Salesforce Higher Ed Summit Award

Published: Apr 29th, 2017

The Higher Ed Summit Award recognizes staff in the UF College of Pharmacy’s Entrepreneurial Programs who built a student-facing web portal with Salesforce.

UF College of Pharmacy graduate students excel at ISAP Annual Meeting

UF College of Pharmacy graduate students excel at ISAP Annual Meeting

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

Tobias Heinrichs and Amelia Deitchman, Pharm.D., graduate students in the department of pharmaceutics, were recognized as top young investigators for their presentations at the ISAP Annual Meeting in Vienna, Austria.

UF College of Pharmacy leads the nation with 133 residency matches

Published: Apr 25th, 2017

UF led all pharmacy colleges nationally in placing students into highly competitive PGY1 and PGY2 pharmacy residency positions in 2017.