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UF College of Pharmacy welcomes record-setting class of 2025

One of the most diverse classes in the history of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy arrived in August for the fall 2021 semester. The Pharm.D. class featured 247 students, including a record 41 out-of-state students from 16 states, Puerto Rico and one international student. Meanwhile, the college’s graduate…

Two UF Pharmacy students score Top 5 ISPOR abstract awards

Two University of Florida College of Pharmacy students were selected as top scoring abstract winners out of more than 1,300 submissions at the International Society of Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research, or ISPOR, 2021 virtual conference. Shu Huang and Natalie Ourhaan Shu Huang, a…

UF study: FDA label change requirement helped reduced antibiotic misuse

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration in 2016 took action to reduce the overuse of fluoroquinolones, a type of antibiotic associated with serious side effects. That step helped cut the use of these antibiotics for uncomplicated urinary tract infections, or UTIs, by more than half, according to a University…