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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.

Dr. Mike McKenzie receives College of Pharmacy Outstanding Alumnus Award

Michael W. McKenzie, Ph.D., ʼ72, professor of pharmacotherapy and translational research at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, was honored with the 2016 University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s Outstanding Alumnus Award during the spring commencement ceremony. The award is presented each year to an alumnus who has…