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UF study raises questions about overmedicating young children diagnosed with ADHD

Published: Aug 7th, 2017

Researchers in the UF College of Pharmacy determined that a child’s age when diagnosed with ADHD may be a strong predictor of the types and number of medications that are later prescribed to treat psychiatric conditions.

As competition goes down, generic drug prices rise, study finds

Published: Jul 5th, 2017

A University of Florida College of Pharmacy study found that market competition levels are strongly associated with generic drug price increases.

Dr. Almut Winterstein named UF Research Foundation Professor

Published: Apr 21st, 2017

Dr. Winterstein is one of 34 UF faculty members to receive a University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship for 2017-2020.

Dr. Almut Winterstein honored with UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award

Dr. Almut Winterstein honored with UF Doctoral Dissertation Advisor/Mentoring Award

Published: Mar 29th, 2017

Dr. Winterstein was one of five UF graduate faculty members to receive the prestigious university award for her efforts to promote excellence in doctoral studies and mentor students in their pursuit of a graduate education.

UF Health study links commonly prescribed ear drops to perforated eardrums

Published: Mar 27th, 2017

Researchers in the UF College of Pharmacy found commonly prescribed antibiotic ear drops may increase the risk of a perforated eardrum after ear tube surgery.

Dr. Joshua Brown named a TEDMED 2017 Research Scholar

Dr. Joshua Brown named a TEDMED 2017 Research Scholar

Published: Mar 20th, 2017

Joshua Brown, Pharm.D., Ph.D., M.S., an assistant professor of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy, has been selected as a TEDMED 2017 Research Scholar.

30th Annual Research Showcase celebrates milestone year with record participation

Published: Feb 23rd, 2017

A record 89 poster entries and a keynote address about how technology is transforming clinical drug development highlighted the annual event.

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.

To fight antibiotic resistance, we need to fight bad prescribing habits

To fight antibiotic resistance, we need to fight bad prescribing habits

Published: Jun 21st, 2016

Antibiotic resistance is a growing threat in the United States. As John Gums, Pharm.D., associate dean for clinical affairs, writes in the The Conversation, solving the problem begins with the patient-provider relationship. When patients and providers make a collective effort to avoid inappropriate prescribing, they achieve a more responsible level of infectious disease care.

Commencement ceremonies celebrate 2016 College of Pharmacy graduates

Published: May 5th, 2016

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy celebrated more than 400 graduates from the class of 2016 during commencement ceremonies April 28 through May 2.