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Exploring new depths in drug discovery

A mutual research interest brings together College of Pharmacy alumna and supporter Debbie DeSantis and Dr. Hendrik Luesch in search of cyanobacteria in the Florida Keys

National Institute of Mental Health grant awarded for project

Charles Jason Frazier, Ph.D. Charles Jason Frazier, Ph.D., an associate professor and graduate coordinator of pharmacodynamics, has been awarded a five-year grant totaling $1.875 million from the National Institute of Mental Health. The goal of this project is to reveal how the…

Dr. Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff wins cardiology award

Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Pharm.D., M.S., has received the American College of Cardiology’s 2015 Distinguished Associate Award — the first time this award has been given to a pharmacist. Cooper-DeHoff is an associate professor in the department of pharmacotherapy and translational research in the University of Florida College of…

UF clinical pharmacy faculty named IOM Anniversary Fellow in Pharmacy

Steven M. Smith, Pharm.D., M.P.H., a clinical assistant professor of pharmacy and medicine at the University of Florida, has been selected as the 2014-16 Institute of Medicine Anniversary Fellow in Pharmacy. Anniversary fellows in pharmacy, internal medicine and osteopathic medicine were announced Oct. 20 at the IOM…

UF College of Pharmacy Jacksonville campus renovation enhances study space

About ribbon cutting photo: UF Pharmacy students assist administrators with ribbon cutting for their new study facilities. From left: David Cunningham, Julie A. Johnson, College of Pharmacy dean, Russ Armistead, CEO of UF Health Jacksonville, Carol Motycka, assistant dean for the college’s Jacksonville campus, Stephany Nunez-Cruz and Patrick Wieruszewski. Collaborative…

New pharmacy curriculum will prepare graduates for team-based patient care

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is reforming its doctor of pharmacy four-year educational program to prepare graduates to work in an evolving environment where interprofessional team-based approaches to patient care are increasingly the norm. UF will build on and enhance the best features of its current Pharm.D. program…