Jaggi

Jaggi Investigating Curcumin (Turmeric) as HPV Repressor for Native American Women

Meena Jaggi PhD, was recently featured in the Center to Reduce Cancer Health Disparities (CRCHD) January Spotlight: Cervical Health and Cancer Health Disparities. Dr. Jaggi was recognized for her study with an unconventional therapeutic agent—turmeric (curcumin), an herb common in Indian dishes. Funded by an NCI/CRCHD U01 grant, her research involves using turmeric to inhibit…

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Almoazen and Research Team Publish Patent Application

Researchers Hassan Almoazen PhD, Richard Helms PharmD, Catherine Crill PharmD, and Hao Lou, MS at the University of Tennessee  College of Pharmacy have developed a novel transdermal microemulsion delivery system to treat iodine deficiency. Animal studies in iodine deficient rats have shown the delivery system is safe and effective. The University of Tennessee Research Foundation…

Faculty Publications

Dickerson RN, Martinez EM, Fraile MC, Giménez J, Calvo MV. An American clinical training program for Spanish nutrition support pharmacists: A three year experience. Pharmacy 2015;3(1):3-12. Dickerson RN, Maish GO 3rd, Croce MA, Minard G, Brown RO. Influence of aging on nitrogen accretion during critical illness. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition 2015;39(3):282-290. Hamilton LA,…

Faculty Posters

Johnston CM, Johnston CT, Jonap BL, Maish GO, Minard G, Dickerson RN, Brown RO. A case of intractable diarrhea associated with enteral nutrition in a critically ill patient. Presented at the Fourteenth Annual Nutrition Week of the American Society for Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. February 15, 2015; Long Beach, CA. Johnston CT, Maish GO 3rd,…

Protein Therapeutics Group 2014 Edited

Fifth Annual Course on PK/PD of Protein Therapeutics Available

The 5-day course on the “Pharmacokinetics and Pharmacodynamics of Protein Therapeutics – Concepts and Hands-On Modeling and Simulation” continues on the successful concept used in previous year offerings. It will introduce participants to basic principles in the pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamic (PD) evaluation of novel therapeutic proteins and will provide opportunities for hands-on PK/PD modeling and…

Dr. Chimm's Daughter

New Addition

Finley Noelle Chhim arrived on December 22, 2014 at 5:29 pm. She weighed 6 pounds 14 ounces and was 20 ¼ inches long. Baby Finley and mom are home and doing well. Mom, Rebecca Chhim, PharmD, BCPS, is an assistant professor at University of Tennessee Health Science Center College of Pharmacy in Memphis and practices…

Left to right: Adam Waller, James Barker, Patrick Wade

Student Pharmacists Support Summitt Foundation

The first annual Knoxville Race for the Summitt 4-Miler, organized by the UT College of Pharmacy Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), raised over $5000 as a donation to the Pat Summitt Foundation for Alzheimer’s Research. The Pat Summit Foundation was established after Pat Summit, the most influential women’s basketball coach in the University of Tennessee’s…

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Student Pharmacists Awarded FDA APPE Experiences

Brian Henderson, fourth year student pharmacist, was selected to complete an advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) at the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Division of Drug Information in January 2015. Brian describes his experience saying, “The FDA Pharmacy Student Experiential Program was an excellent experience that provided unique exposure to the breadth and depth of the…

Knoxville Go Red

University of Tennessee Student Pharmacists Go Red for Heart Disease Awareness

Top Photo: Back Row, Left to Right: Sruti Trambadia, Rima Patel, Jessamyn Barrett, Julie Harrison, Kim Keller Front Row, Left to Right: Kara Loveday, Amy Veracco, Krissy Tedford Bottom Photo: Row 1: Javier Rodriguez, Kristen Smith, Ashley Fraysure Row 2: Chelsea Butler, Justin Macklin, Juliet Chijioke, Celestino Zyas Morales Row 3: Penny Hembree, Bernard Britton,…

March – May 2015

Department of Clinical Pharmacy Grand Rounds March 19, 2015 April 16, 2015 May 21, 2015 Spring Dates to Remember PLS/Rho Chi Induction March 6 ASP Award Banquet March 7 APhA Annual Meeting March 27-30 Spring Break March 27-April 5 Spring Holiday (closed) April 3 Memphis Pharmacy Weekend April 10-11 ACCP Therapeutic Updates April 10-14 P1…