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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…

UF Pharmacy Students Earn Top Honors from AMCP Foundation

University of Florida student pharmacists took top honors on April 5 at the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy’s 25th annual meeting in San Diego. The AMCP Foundation presented awards for its National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy &Therapeutics (P&T) Competition and 2013 Best Poster Contest. Thirty-four teams nationally from AMCP Student Pharmacist…

UF Offers Specialized Pharm.D. Summer Elective Courses Online

The University of Florida College of Pharmacy is offering relevant pharmacy electives to student pharmacists at any institution who want to get ahead this summer. Accepted by many top pharmacy schools nationally, UF has six Pharm.D. electives for students to choose from. Taught entirely online, these UF College of Pharmacy…

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…