Foster Honored with UNM Distinguished Alumni Award

On April 14, 2016 Stephan Foster, PharmD, professor of Clinical Pharmacy, received the University of New Mexico (UNM) College of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumni Award. This award recognizes alumni who are 20 years or more from their graduation and have dedicated their career to advancing the pharmacy profession. Dr. Foster graduated from UNM in 1976 with a…

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Chisholm-Burns Presents Wayne State Rho Chi Lecture

On March 30, 2016, Dean Marie Chisholm-Burns presented the Rho Chi lecture for Wayne State Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences as the Roland T. Lakey Award Lecturer. This student-chosen award has been presented to exceptional leaders who have impacted the profession of pharmacy in remembrance of the founding dean of Wayne State University’s College…

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Faculty Sweep CORNET Awards

On Tuesday, April 5, 2016, the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research announced seven Collaborative Research Network (CORNET) Awards to distinguished faculty of the Pharmaceutical Sciences Department. The purpose of the award is to stimulate innovative, interdisciplinary, team research that crosses UTHSC College boundaries, and will give…


Faculty Publications

Sorensen T, Shapiro N, Benedict N, Edwards K, Chan A, Covey D, Daniels C, Hagemann T, Hemstreet B, Miller W, Musselman M. Recommendations for aligning PGY2 pharmacy residency training and pharmacy specialist board certification. Pharmacotherapy April 2016, ahead of print.


Faculty Presentations

Byrd DC, Hurd P. Principles of interpersonal leadership development. American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Leadership and Management Academy. Phoenix, AZ. April 8, 2016. Byrd DC, Hurd P. Attributes of a leader. ACCP Leadership and Management Academy. Phoenix, AZ. April 9, 2016. Franks AR. Engagement and Motivation: Creating significant learning experiences. ACCP Leadership and Management…

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Gregory Phelps PharmD/PhD Scholarship Recipient

Gregory Phelps, a Class of 2019 student pharmacist, was selected as the 2016 recipient of the $6,000 University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy PharmD/PhD Scholarship. Phelps is under the advisement of Dr. Richard Lee at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in the Department of Chemical Biology and Therapeutics. His research is focused…

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Nashville Campus Students Participate in AACP Outreach

On March 31, 2016, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Middle Tennessee on a volunteer and philanthropic service project for the local community. Student pharmacists coordinated food drives on all three UTCOP campuses and brought these items to the event. Volunteers (students, faculty, and attendees of the AACP Leadership Forum) assembled…

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Knoxville 3rd Annual APhA-ASP “PARscription” Golf Tournament

The American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists hosted the 3rd annual Knoxville “PARscription” Golf Tournament on Monday April 25, 2016 at Green Meadow Country Club. The tournament is held to raise funds to assist APhA-ASP in continuing to serve the community throughout the upcoming year. A total of 29 players participated, raising nearly $4,000 overall…

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Dunnenberger Featured in Wall Street Journal

On March 14, 2016, Mark Dunnenberger, PharmD (‘12), was quoted in the Wall Street Journal article “Is Your Medicine Right for Your Metabolism?: More genetic tests aim to help predict how people might respond to many common medications.” Dunnenberger is a pharmacy specialist in the field of pharmacogenomics who heads the pharmacogenomics clinic at NorthShore University…

Thank You


Special thanks to student pharmacists, Alix Andreaco and Madison Pavlechko, for their invaluable contributions to this issue.  In addition, thank you to Drs. Nancy Hart, Santosh Kumar, Wei Li, David Rogers and students, Jeffrey Pressly and Greg Phelps, for their assistance.