Throughout the year, the UF College of Pharmacy has activities and events planned to celebrate our various communities within the college, while embracing diverse perspectives, backgrounds, ideas and approaches.
College of Pharmacy Pride Month: June 2021
The theme of this year's celebration is "We are Pharmily!"
DIHE Dialogues is a monthly seminar series intended to bring thought-leaders on a local, regional, and national scale to the UF College of Pharmacy community to discuss matters where DIHE and pharmacy intersect. These discussions are intended to highlight how the UF COP community can promote the values of diversity, inclusion, and health equity.
Jacinda Abdul-Mutakabbir, Pharm.D., is an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Loma Linda University.
Dr. Paul Walker, chair of the ASHP Task Force on Racial Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity, provided an overview of the need for specific efforts to enhance diversity and inclusion within pharmacy, reviewed the task force’s recommendations, and described how the UF College of Pharmacy community can help to implement the recommendations.
We celebrate Black History Month to recognize the sacrifices, contributions and achievements of African-Americans to the United States and the world. In 2021, we wanted to share the perspectives of Black students, faculty, staff and alumni, as they "Celebrate Excellence" in the UF College of Pharmacy community.
Blacks pharmacists have made great strides in health care since the turn of the 20th century. Early pioneers in the profession like Anna Louise James and Ella Nora Phillips have paved the way for generations of Black pharmacists to come, including hundreds of UF College of Pharmacy alumni and students. (Photo Credit: Anna Louise James, Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute, Harvard University)
Calendar of Events
Jerrund Wilkerson, B.S. Pharm., M.B.A., a 1975 graduate of the UF College of Pharmacy, provided the Living Legacy Lecture on Feb. 23, 2021.
The UF College of Pharmacy celebrated its inaugural Diversity Week in April 2021.
Dr. Janelle offers advice on living with HIV and the role health care providers can play in caring for these patients.
UF College of Pharmacy Family Stand Together Against Racism and Racial Prejudices
Members of the College of Pharmacy's Graduate Student Council are showing their support for unity and equity as the college embraces a more inclusive and anti-racist community.