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Pharm.D. student Joseph Washington elected SNPhA national president

You might notice a little more pep in Joseph Washington’s step; upon entering his third year at the Gainesville campus of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, he carries a new title as the national president-elect of the Student National Pharmaceutical Association, or SNPhA. Washington has done well in his efforts to address pharmaceutical needs…

Dr. Jane Aldrich named fellow of the American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society, or ACS, has appointed Jane Aldrich, Ph.D., as a fellow. ACS will honor Aldrich, along with the rest of its 2019 fellows — a cohort of 70 from organizations as diverse as GlaxoSmithKline, NASA and Massachusetts Institute of Technology — at its National Meeting & Expo, August 25–29 in San Diego. Aldrich, a…

Board of Governors selects UF to lead medical marijuana research consortium

The State University System of Florida Board of Governors has selected the University of Florida to lead a statewide consortium studying health outcomes related to medical marijuana. UF will lead the Consortium for Medical Marijuana Clinical Outcomes Research, which will be composed of public and private universities engaged in research on clinical outcomes of medical…