Samford Diabetes Self-Management Grant Project Nets Largest Cohort in Program History
With its largest cohort in program history, Samford University’s Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) grant project is making significant strides in helping Alabamians diagnosed with diabetes.
Samford Pharmacy Professor Valerie Prince Named President of American Pharmacists Association
Valerie Prince, professor in Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was appointed 168th president of the American Pharmacists Association on Monday, March 27, during the organization’s annual conference in Phoenix, Arizona.
Samford Pharmacy Sets New Record in First Phase of Residency Match
In the first phase of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Residency Match, McWhorter School of Pharmacy has already established a new school record of 57 students/graduates who’ve secured a pharmacy residency.
Samford Pharmacy Faculty Member, Alumna to Lead National Professional Organizations
In 2023, faculty member Valerie Prince and alumna Lea Wolsoncroft ’94 will serve as presidents of the American Pharmacists Association and the National Community Pharmacists Association, respectively.
Katie Rowland Ellis Joins Samford Pharmacy as Graduate Recruiter
Samford Pharmacy’s new graduate recruiter is making the grade. As a former public educator, Katie Rowland Ellis enjoys seeing students succeed—a quality uniquely suited to her role at Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy.
State of the School Address Highlights Faith, Fellowship and Pharmacy
McWhorter School of Pharmacy’s theme for 2023 will be administered in three doses: faith, fellowship and pharmacy. At Samford Pharmacy’s annual State of the School Address, Dean Michael Crouch defined those tenets as “the why, how and what we do,” while describing the state of the school as “strong.”
Samford Joins Inaugural Cohort of Heterodox Academy’s Campus Community Network
Samford University is one of 23 member institutions selected to join the inaugural cohort of Heterodox Academy’s (HxA) Campus Community Network.
Study Abroad Extends Pharmacy’s International Reach
Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy offers students several unique opportunities to enrich their educational experience by experiencing pharmacy overseas.
Samford Recognizes 330 Graduates During Winter Commencement Ceremonies
In December 2022, Samford University honored 330 graduates who either earned a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree during its winter commencement ceremonies.
Samford Pharmacy Faculty Research Targets Alzheimer’s, Cystic Fibrosis
McWhorter School of Pharmacy faculty members Patricia Jumbo-Lucioni and X. Robert Wang are conducting involves groundbreaking research into the treatment of major diseases that could affect millions of lives across the globe.
Samford Pharmacy Adds Etched Glass Artifact to School History Gallery
McWhorter School of Pharmacy's Crouch Family Pharmacy History Gallery recently added a large etched glass pane from Samford's previous Global Drug Information Services.
Homewood Recognizes American Pharmacists Month Following Students' Petition
McWhorter School of Pharmacy students traded the classroom for city hall, after petitioning the city of Homewood, Alabama, to recognize October as American Pharmacists Month.
Samford Pharmacy Distinguished Lecturer Presents on ‘Developing Tomorrow’s Leaders’
David Allen is not only president of the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis, Missouri; he’s also a licensed pharmacist with a “Prescription for Leadership.” Allen spoke Friday, Oct. 21, at Samford University as the first speaker of the 2022-23 McWhorter School of Pharmacy Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series.
McWhorter School of Pharmacy Hosts White Coat Ceremony for Class of 2026
Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy honored 92 first-year students in the Class of 2026 during its annual White Coat Ceremony, held Oct. 7 in Birmingham, Alabama.
Samuel Obeng joins McWhorter School of Pharmacy Faculty as Assistant Professor
Samuel Obeng, Ph.D., M.Phil., B.Pharm., joined Samford’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy as an assistant professor this past summer. Based in the Department of Pharmaceutical, Social and Administrative Sciences, Obeng will focus his teaching in the areas of neuro-pathophysiology and neuropharmacology.
Samford Pharmacy Alumna Elevates Role of Pharmacists in Alabama
As collaborative practice manager for the Alabama Board of Pharmacy, McWhorter School of Pharmacy alumna Anne Marie Nolen (Pharm.D. ’18, M.P.H. ’18) is playing an integral role in providing accessible health care to countless Alabamans.
Samford Pharmacy, UAB Biomedical Science Establish Partnership
A partnership between Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy and the University of Alabama at Birmingham’s Master of Science Program in Multidisciplinary Biomedical Science is filling a prescription for students’ professional success.
Samford Students, Employees Volunteer at The World Games
Dozens of students and employees are volunteering during The World Games in Birmingham, which begins on July 7.