Faculty Publications

Courson A, Jones GM, Twilla JD. Treatment of hepatic encephalopathy: comparing the effects of adding rifaximin to lactulose. J Pharm Pract 2015 Jan 13 [Epub ahead of print]. Farland MZ, PB Barlow, TL Lancaster, AS Franks. Comparison of answer-until-correct and full-credit assessments in a team-based learning course. Am J of Pharm Educ 2015 79(2): 21.…

Faculty Presentations

Boucher B. Critical care: past and present, Practice standards, training, and professional development, and Fluids, electrolytes, acid-base disorders, and nutritional support. The Critical Care Pharmacy Preparatory Review Course. ACCP Updates in Therapeutics. Chicago, IL. April 10, 2015. Byrd DC. Principles of interpersonal leadership development. ACCP Leadership and Management Academy. Chicago, IL. April 10, 2015. Byrd…

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Khan Receives UTHSC Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow Achievement Award

Sheema Khan (pictured left), a junior UTHSC postdoctoral fellow, was awarded the Outstanding Postdoctoral Fellow Achievement Award presented by the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Postdoctoral Association. This award recognized Khan for demonstrating consistently high achievement in her field of research in 2014 and 2015. Khan also received the UTHSC Postdoctoral Travel Award and…

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Bauer, Alabdan Poster Presentations

Dr. Rachel Bauer (’14) (pictured left), resident at the Tennessee Department of Mental Health and Substance Abuse Services presented a poster at the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) National Annual Meeting held in Tampa, FL. Rachel also recently matched with the PGY-2 psychiatric residency at the University of North Carolina. Bauer R. Furosemide…

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Knoxville “PARscription” Golf Tournament

The American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) hosted the 2nd annual Knoxville “PARscription” Golf Tournament on Monday, April 20, 2015, at Green Meadow Country Club. The tournament was held to raise money to assist the UT APhA-ASP chapter in serving the community year round. Special thanks to those who assisted in organizing…

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Student Pharmacists Earn ACLS Provider Status

  On April 27, twenty-four students earned their Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS) provider status. ACLS is designed for healthcare professionals who help manage cardiovascular emergencies and cardiopulmonary arrest. According to Dr. Kelly Rogers, students learned about the pharmacists role in ACLS and undergo simulations where each student ultimately performs as the team leader during a “megacode”. …

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Student Pharmacists Collaborate to Educate Kindergarteners with Teddy-Bear Check-Ups

As a part of National Public Health Week, The University of Tennessee Student National Pharmacists Association (SNPhA) and American Pharmacist Association- Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) chapters partnered with the colleges of Medicine, Dentistry, and Nursing to provide Teddy Bear Check Ups on April 10, 2015 at Cornerstone Preparatory School in Memphis. Teddy Bear Check Ups…

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Eoff to Perform at the Orpheum

Dr. Jim Eoff, former executive associate dean for the Memphis campus, will be performing at the Orpheum Theatre as a farewell gift in honor of his retirement from the College of Pharmacy, alumni, faculty, and students. The organ concert will be held on Tuesday, June 9, at 7 pm. Admission is free and all faculty,…

Condolences

On April 3, 2015, Garland Edward McCain, DPh, (‘48) passed away at age 92. Dr. McCain owned and operated Quaker Drug Store in Memphis for four decades. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Dr. McCain.

Acknowledgements

Special thanks to third year student pharmacists, Emily Endres and Garrett Trusler, for their contributions to this edition of the newsletter. Additional thanks to Dr. Leslie Hamilton, Dr. Sheema Khan, Wisdom Chukwudi Onyegbule, Amanda Randolf, Dr. Kelly Rogers, and Alicia Sanchez for their contributions.