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Medicinal chemist Dr. Rob Huigens named 2016-17 College of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year

Published: Jan 25th, 2017

The honor is the highest recognition of teaching excellence given within the College of Pharmacy.

UF Pharmacy faculty featured in PBS NewsHour story on kratom

Published: Jan 19th, 2017

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

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.

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.

DuBow Family Foundation gift helps establish a new interactive classroom in Jacksonville

Published: Oct 19th, 2016

The state-of-the-art, interactive classroom connects pharmacy students in Jacksonville with their professors and peers in Gainesville and Orlando via video.

Challenge Accepted: $55,000 raised during Crisafi Challenge

Published: Oct 17th, 2016

Thanks to the generosity of over 140 alumni and friends, and a $20,000 match from Dr. Bob, the College of Pharmacy raised $55,000 during the Crisafi Challenge. All the gifts will support student scholarships to attract the best and brightest pharmacy students to UF.

Poster session puts population health into perspective for first-year pharmacy students

Published: Sep 21st, 2016

More than 40 other teams of first-year students at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy presented research posters aimed at improving population health.

UF College of Pharmacy researcher investigates natural treatment for liver cancer

Published: Sep 13th, 2016

Dr. Thomas Schmittgen is identifying novel treatments and new ways to deliver those therapies by restoring microRNA levels in cancer cells in hopes of finding options for people with the disease.