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American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education Graduate Student Fellow

Juan Hincapie Castillo, Pharm.D., a graduate student in pharmaceutical outcomes and policy was selected by the American Association of Hispanics in Higher Education as a 2015 Graduate Student Fellow. Created in 2005, He is the second Florida student, and first from UF to receive the fellowship. Hincapie-Castillo, who received his Pharm.D. degree in 2013 from the…

Addressing the Global Burden of Prostate Cancer Among Black Men

Guest Editor: Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D. Director of UF Health Cancer Center Cancer Health Disparities ecancer.org works closely with leading oncologists and healthcare professionals to inform and educate the cancer community. Folakemi Odedina, Ph.D., a professor of outcomes and policy at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, discusses various articles within the ecancer Aug. 28…

UF health disparities researcher presents inaugural lecture for Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs

The Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs honored its first featured speaker, a University of Florida pharmacy researcher in health care disparities, in initiation of the annual Dr. Barbara Terry-Koroma Legacy Lecture series. Folakemi T. Odedina, Ph.D., a professor at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy and associate director of health disparities for the UF…

UF pharmacy educator appointed to American Bar Association governing council in health law

A University of Florida pharmacy law educator has accepted a leadership role in the Health Law Section of the American Bar Association. W. Thomas Smith, Pharm.D., J.D., a clinical associate professor of pharmaceutical outcomes and policy at the UF College of Pharmacy, joins a 13-member governing council that represents more than 9,600 members nationally. Health…

Scoring system could help reduce adverse drug events in hospital patients

University of Florida College of Pharmacy researchers are working closely with colleagues at UF Health to identify hospital patients at greatest risk for preventable adverse drug events. The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Research and Education Foundation has awarded a two-year, $499,000 grant to College of Pharmacy researcher Almut Winterstein, Ph.D., to lead a UF…