Activities and Events

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.

Hispanic Heritage Month: September 15 – October 15

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Hispanic Heritage Month

During Hispanic Heritage Month, the University of Florida College of Pharmacy celebrates the proud history and culture of our Hispanic and Latin American community.

Hispanic Heritage Month Play Video

DIHE Dialogues

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.


Dr. Jacinda Abdul-Mutakabbir

Jacinda Abdul-Mutakabbir, Pharm.D., is an assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Loma Linda University.

April DIHE Dialogues


Dr. Paul C. Walker

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.

Dr. Paul Walker


Black History Month

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.

Black History Month 2020
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Black History Month

Remembering Our Past

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


Black History Month

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.


Diversity Week

The UF College of Pharmacy celebrated its inaugural Diversity Week in April 2021.


National Hispanic Heritage Month


National Disability Employment Awareness Month


National Native American Heritage Month


World AIDS Day


Jennifer Janelle, M.D.

Dr. Janelle offers advice on living with HIV and the role health care providers can play in caring for these patients.

World AIDS Day

UF College of Pharmacy Family Stand Together Against Racism and Racial Prejudices

Standing unified for racial tolerance and against racial prejudices

A Message of Unity

Unity Video Screenshot Play Video


Graduate Student Council

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.

Graduate Student Council