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Distinguished Service Professor and Student Favorite Retires

Paul Doering, a distinguished service professor in pharmacotherapy and translational research at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, has retired after 35 years of outstanding service to the college. Doering plans to continue his work with students and pharmacists through lectures and seminars. Rumor has it that he is working with the Department of Pharmacy Services at UF&Shands on a special project to help pharmacy students make the transition from the classroom to the clinic less difficult.

UF pharmacy technician training broadens career options

Pharmacy technician jobs, once sought after by younger workers, are attracting older workers as new licensing laws take effect. While economic uncertainty and unstable job markets linger, many workers, not ready to retire, now see these jobs as stable and fulfilling second careers. The change in demographic became apparent after the first year of the University of Florida College of Pharmacy’s 14-week training program for pharmacy technicians. Program Development Coordinator Judy Riffee, R.Ph., began teaching pharmacy technicians at the college’s Gainesville campus in 2008 — before new legislation was proposed.

First-year Pharmacy Students Pledge Their Professionalism

More than 200 first-year pharmacy students put on their professional white coats for the first time on March 19 during the college’s Professional Coating Ceremony. The student pharmacists, from four UF campuses across the state, gathered at the Curtis M. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts to confirm their commitment…

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