Merck Grant to Samford and UAB
Pharmacy professors Terri Wensel and Michael Hogue have received a grant from Merck, Sharp & Dohme Corp. for a project to increase vaccinations for adults at high risk of developing pneumococcal disease.
Students Receive National Recognition for Advocacy Initiatives
The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) has recognized Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy as one of the top five institutions for student participation in the APhA Pharmacists Provide Care campaign.
Pharmacy School Honored by American Heart Association
Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy was recently recognized by the American Heart Association's Power to End Stroke program for its efforts to help gain understanding of the issues of stroke in African Americans and the role individuals play in helping to decrease the devastation of this disease. Associate Professor, Dr. Pilar Murphy and third year pharmacy student Josh Knight accepted the award on behalf of the school.
Crouch Named Dean
Dr. Michael A. Crouch has been named dean of Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy effective July 1, 2014. Crouch, an accomplished educator, clinician and researcher, currently serves as executive associate dean and professor at East Tennessee State University's Gatton College of Pharmacy, Johnson City.
Samford, Meijo Pharmacy Schools Celebrate 20 Years
Something pretty amazing" is the way Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice Michael D. Hogue describes a 20-year relationship between the school and its counterpart at Meijo University in Nagoya, Japan.
Samford University’s Healthcare Ethics and Law Institute (HEAL) will focus on “Religion and Healthcare in a Diverse Society: The Role of Institutional and Individual Provider Conscience” during its annual conference Friday, April 17.
State of the McWhorter School of Pharmacy
On Friday, January 31, McWhorter School of Pharmacy students, faculty and staff filled Reid Chapel to hear dean Michael A. Crouch present his inaugural State of the School address.
Childrens Partnership 2015
Researchers from Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Children’s of Alabama and University of Alabama at Birmingham are collaborating to solve a puzzle that could positively impact the care of critically ill children.
Pharmacy Month 2014
Students at Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy are visible in many ways as they observe American Pharmacists Month during October. In addition to participating in community health fairs and other events throughout the month, many students will spend the week of October 27-31 gaining practice experience at independent and community chain pharmacies.