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Samford Welcomes International Pharmacy Scholars
Forty-one international pharmacists and pharmacy students converged on Samford University’s campus beginning Friday, July 17 for the Third Annual International Pharmacy Scholars Conference.
Professor Marshall Cates Receives National Teaching Award
Dr. Marshall Cates, professor in Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, has been selected for the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Innovations in Teaching Award. Cates’ course, “Mental Illness and Treatment in the Movies,” was one of only three in the nation selected for this distinct honor established to identify innovative teaching and learning strategies and assessment methods.
PHARMACISTS ARE IMPORTANT HEALTH CARE PROVIDERS, SAMFORD GRADUATES TOLD
The rapidly changing health care landscape means that pharmacists today will have even more of an impact on patient care in the future, according to a leading pharmacy education professional. Lucinda Maine, executive vice president and chief executive officer of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, told spring graduates of Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy that they must be “smart and bold and passionate and entrepreneurial” in their careers.
Engelhardt Receives Pellegrino Medal During HEAL Conference
Distinguished medical philosopher, H. Tristram Engelhardt, Jr., Ph.D., M.D., was honored for his contributions to healthcare ethics during the 14thannual Healthcare Ethics and Law Institute (HEAL) conference sponsored by Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy Friday, April 17.
Merck Grant to Samford, UAB Seeks to Increase Vaccinations
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.
Samford to Host Annual HEAL Conference
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.
McWhorter School of Pharmacy 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.
Crouch Presents Inaugural 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.
National Magazine Features McWhorter School of Pharmacy's Black Belt Outreach
The National Rural Health Association featured the work of McWhorter School of Pharmacy students in Alabama's Black Belt in the Winter 2014 issue of Rural Roads.
Pharmacy Professor Selected for National Pharmacy Management Award
Michael D. Hogue, professor and chair of Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, Department of Pharmacy Practice, has been selected for the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) Pharmacy Management Excellence Award. Hogue was selected for the prestigious honor in recognition of outstanding management and leadership of academic pharmacy practice.
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