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Dean Johnson featured on Thomson Reuters’ Highly Cited Researchers List

Thomson Reuters has named Julie Johnson, Pharm.D., dean and distinguished professor at the College of Pharmacy, as one of its Highly Cited Researchers of 2015. The honor recognizes some of the world’s most influential scientific minds and is earned by being among the top one percent most…

Dr. Cooper-DeHoff honored with cardiology investigator award

The American College of Clinical Pharmacy has awarded Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Pharm.D., M.S., an associate professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research, with its 2015 Cardiology Practice and Research Network Distinguished Investigator Award. The honor was given in recognition of her significant and long-lasting research contributions to the…

Dr. Voils advocates for pharmacist provider status during ASHP Legislative Day

Stacy Voils, Pharm.D., M.S., BCPS, a clinical assistant professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research, joined pharmacists from around the nation in advocating for pharmacist provider status during the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists, or ASHP, Legislative Day on Sept. 16. Voils met with Florida’s congressional representatives and staff in…

Dr. Ding secures Department of Defense grant to study hormones and obesity

Yousong Ding, Ph.D., an assistant professor of medicinal chemistry, has received a Department of Defense Discovery Award to study a hormone that has shown promise in fighting obesity. The $151,000 grant will support a new study that aims to engineer the hormone to better capture its anti-obesity benefits. Experiments…

Dr. Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff wins cardiology award

Rhonda Cooper-DeHoff, Pharm.D., M.S., has received the American College of Cardiology’s 2015 Distinguished Associate Award — the first time this award has been given to a pharmacist. Cooper-DeHoff is an associate professor in the department of pharmacotherapy and translational research in the University of Florida College of…