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2013 Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Service Award

Mark Haumschild This award is presented each year to an alumnus who has made significant contributions to the pharmacy profession. Mark Haumschild began his pharmacy career in 1976 in a large community acute care hospital after receiving his bachelor’s degrees in chemistry and pharmacy from the University of Florida. In 1978, he went to…

2013 Outstanding Pharmacy Alumnus Award

Michele Weizer This award recognizes an alumnus whose lifetime contributions have been truly extraordinary with lasting benefits to the profession. Michele Weizer, Pharm.D., received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from UF in 1990 and then completed an ASHP-accredited residency at UF Health Shands Hospital. She is the pharmacy automation manager at JFK Medical Center…

Investigating ethnic differences in prostate cancer experiences

Black men have the highest incidence of prostate cancer and die more often of the disease than any other group of American men, yet there are significant differences among black men in terms of quality of life and outcomes. Now, University of Florida researchers are exploring these differences among groups…

Community Health Worker Helps Patients Manage Meds

Through a grant funded by the Florida Department of Health, the University of Florida College of Pharmacy is supporting a new prescription drug management service in Tampa for patients at Hillsboro Specialty Pharmacy. View Video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=469jyyNXqcw UF pharmacy researchers hope to reduce the risk for heart disease and…

Carole Kimberlin Receives APhA “Best Published Paper” Award

The American Pharmacists Association has presented its “best published paper” award to a professor of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy for her paper examining the pharmacist’s role in patient care. The association selected Carole Kimberlin, Ph.D., FAPhA, in recognition…