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‘Space-Age’ Research

Second-by-second the countdown clock ticks down. It’s December 6, and Siobhan Malany, Ph.D., and a team of two dozen scientists, engineers and implementation partners have gathered on a causeway inside Kennedy Space Center to watch the launch of SpaceX’s Falcon 9 rocket. More than 6,500 pounds of research and…

SOAR 2019

On behalf of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy Jacksonville campus, we invite you to attend the 18th annual Student Organization Annual Retreat (SOAR)! This event is exclusively for University of Florida College of Pharmacy students, faculty and staff. Join us in helping you exercise your mind,…

10 Things to Know Before Taking the PCAT

The PCAT weighs heavily on the minds of many hopeful pharmacy students. This feeling of dread is understandable. It’s yet another standardized test; an added high-pressure barrier to the next objective in the course of your life. Fortunately, like most standardized tests, the PCAT code can be cracked through proper…

To fight antibiotic resistance, we need to fight bad prescribing habits

Antibiotic resistance is a growing threat in the United States. As John Gums, Pharm.D., associate dean for clinical affairs, writes in the The Conversation, solving the problem begins with the patient-provider relationship. When patients and providers make a collective effort to avoid inappropriate prescribing, they achieve a more responsible level of infectious disease care.