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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

Published: Dec 22nd, 2016

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

Published: Dec 13th, 2016

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.

UF Health receives grant for pilot Summer Health Professions Education Program

Published: Dec 13th, 2016

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.

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

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

Published: Nov 21st, 2016

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

Dr. Thomas Schmittgen elected AAPS Fellow

Dr. Thomas Schmittgen elected AAPS Fellow

Published: Nov 18th, 2016

The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists has elected Thomas Schmittgen, Ph.D., a professor of pharmaceutics, as one of its 2016 Fellows.

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

Published: Nov 15th, 2016

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

Published: Nov 15th, 2016

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.

Celebrating Distinction in Pharmacy

Published: Nov 3rd, 2016

Three University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers were recently installed as endowed professors in the college.

ACCP’s Russell R. Miller Award presented to Dr. Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff

ACCP’s Russell R. Miller Award presented to Dr. Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff

Published: Oct 26th, 2016

The award was presented to Dr. Cooper-DeHoff in recognition of her substantial contributions to the literature of clinical pharmacy, thereby advancing both clinical pharmacy practice and rational pharmacotherapy.

Dr. Stacy Voils named ACCP Fellow

Dr. Stacy Voils named ACCP Fellow

Published: Oct 26th, 2016

Voils was inducted as an ACCP Fellow during the organization’s annual meeting on Oct. 23.