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Lowe Planning AAPS “Nanotechnology in Personalized Medicine” Workshop

Dr. Tao Lowe, associate professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, has organized a Workshop entitled “Nanotechnology in Personalized Medicine” for the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition in Orlando, Florida in October 2015. Nanotechnology and personalized medicine are two of the most rapidly emerging areas that can potentially lead to revolutionary changes for improving health…

Faculty Publications

Alayoubi A, Sullivan RD, Lou H, Patel H, Mandrell T, Helms R, Almoazen H. In vivo evaluation of transdermal iodide microemulsion for treating iodine deficiency using Sprague Dawley rats. AAPS PharmSciTech DOI: 10.1208/s12249-015-0392-z. Bomb R, Oliphant CS, Khouzam RN. Dual antiplatelet therapy after coronary artery bypass grafting in the setting of acute coronary syndrome. Am…

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Ali and Parker Awarded ACCP Grant

Dina Ali, Class of 2016 student pharmacist, and Dr. Robert Parker, professor of Clinical Pharmacy were awarded an American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Research Institute Futures Grant Student/Resident Award worth $5,000 for the project titled “Mechanism of altered clopidogrel metabolism in diabetes”. The total grant period is one year. “I have enjoyed working in…

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Janagam Receives AAPS Travel Award

Dileep Janagam, a PhD candidate in Dr. Tao Lowe’s research lab in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, received a travel award for his research abstract titled “Injectable in situ forming depot systems for long acting contraception” from the Formulation Design and Development (FDD) Section of American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) to attend the 2015…

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Teaching and Learning Program Symposium

On August 7, 2015, over 60 participants were present for the University of Tennessee College of Pharmacy’s 2015 Post-Doctoral Resident and Fellow Symposium held on the Knoxville, Memphis and Nashville campuses focusing on Teaching Effectiveness. The symposium is the “kick-off” event for the year-long UTCOP Teaching and Learning Program (TLP) for residents and fellows. Topics…

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Class of 2019 Demographics

The college of pharmacy welcomed 197 new student pharmacists on August 17, 2015. The majority (57.4%) are female, with 71.1% white, 8.6% Black/African-American, 14.2% Asian and 2.5% being two or more races. Tennessee residents compromise 68% of the class. In-state students hail from West (53), Middle (42), and East (39) Tennessee. Our non-Tennessean student pharmacists…

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Solomon Keynote Speaker at Nebraska Residency Banquet

David K. Solomon, PharmD, FASHP presented the keynote lecture to the statewide pharmacy PGY1 and PGY2 residents at the Nebraska Pharmacy Residency Annual Awards Banquet on Thursday, June, 25, 2015, hosted by Creighton University in Omaha, Nebraska. Solomon’s presentation title was “Your Journey in Pharmacy Leadership: What’s Next?”. His focused remarks challenged the residents with…

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APhA-ASP Golf Tournament

Mark your calendars for a tee-time on Wednesday, October 14, 2015 at 1:00 pm (CT). The 21st annual Emmett Manley “PARscription” Golf Tournament is fast approaching. By participating in this fun event not only are you golfing at Mirmichi Golf Course in Millington, but you are helping your APhA-ASP chapter which is rich in tradition.…

Upcoming Events

ASP FALL PICNIC September 21, 2015 M: Health Sciences Park, 11:00 am-2:00 pm (CT) N: COP campus, 11:00 am-2:00 pm (CT) K: Tyson Park, 12:00-2:00 pm (ET) CLINICAL PHARMACY GRAND ROUNDS September 17, 2015 Speakers: Amanda Howard-Thompson, PharmD, BCPS and Shelley White-Means, PhD, MA 12:00 noon (CT)/1:00 pm (ET) M: Rm 102, N: Rm 213, K:…

Acknowledgements

Special thanks to student pharmacist, R. Tyler Wilson (P4), for his contribution to this edition of the newsletter. Additional thanks to Drs. Angela Finerson, Tao Lowe, Shaunta’ Ray, David Solomon and student pharmacists Dina Ali, Alaina Darby, Dileep Janagam, Amber McCaleb-Williams for their contributions.