Practice News

Faculty and student practice activities are making headlines at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

Recent Practice News:

Maryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention WeekMaryland Poison Center Celebrates National Poison Prevention Week
Date Published: March 15, 2017Observed March 19-25, National Poison Prevention Week helps raise awareness about the dangers of poisonings and promotes steps that families can take to prevent them.
Attendees pose for group photo during scholarship reception.SOP Hosts Evening Reception for Scholarship Donors and Recipients
Date Published: February 17, 2017Event brings together some of the School’s most dedicated donors and the students who have benefitted from their generosity.
From Left to Right: Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, PharmD, FAPhA; and Ebere Onukwugha, MS, PhDSOP Receives Grant Funding from Cardinal Health Foundation, Joins Learning Collaborative
Date Published: January 25, 2017E3 Grant from Cardinal Health Foundation will emphasize patient activation during transitions of care.
Faculty Members Honored with Statewide Awards from MSHPFaculty Members Honored with Statewide Awards from MSHP
Date Published: December 16, 2016Three faculty members were honored with statewide awards from the Maryland Society of Health-System Pharmacy (MSHP).
Student Pharmacists Participate in National Vote & Vax InitiativeStudent Pharmacists Participate in National Vote & Vax Initiative
Date Published: November 22, 2016More than 100 individuals received their seasonal flu vaccine while visiting the polling site at the Universities at Shady Grove.
SOP Students Finish in Top Three at NCPA National Business Plan CompetitionSOP Students Finish in Top Three at NCPA National Business Plan Competition
Date Published: November 17, 2016Student pharmacists from across the country compete to deliver the best business plan for a new independent community pharmacy.
Balassone Lecture Spotlights Pharmacists Role in Improving Care for UnderservedBalassone Lecture Spotlights Pharmacists Role in Improving Care for Underserved
Date Published: November 15, 2016Dr. Steven W. Chen discusses his efforts to improve health outcomes and advance pharmacy practice through innovative pharmacy services for underserved populations.
White Coat Ceremony Welcomes Class of 2020 to Pharmacy Profession (Featured Image)White Coat Ceremony Welcomes Class of 2020 to Pharmacy Profession
Date Published: September 15, 2016Time-honored tradition emphasizes the importance of professionalism and celebrates the start of the Class’s journey as student pharmacists.
Lamy Center Announces Transitions in LeadershipLamy Center Announces Transitions in Leadership
Date Published: September 2, 2016Drs. Nicole Brandt, Linda Simoni-Wastila, and Chanel Whittaker will continue the Center’s legacy of improving drug therapy for older adults.
Agnes Ann Feemster, PharmD, BCPSSchool of Pharmacy Names New Assistant Dean for Experiential Learning
Date Published: August 29, 2016Dr. Agnes Ann Feemster to lead program that accounts for more than 30 percent of the School’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) curriculum.
SOP Hosts Orientation to Welcome Incoming StudentsSOP Hosts Orientation to Welcome Incoming Students
Date Published: August 22, 2016Fun, informative activities help students become familiar with the School and campus community, while setting expectations for the coming year.
Magaly Rodriguez de Bittner, PharmD, BCPS, CDE, FAPhARodriguez de Bittner Named Inaugural UMMS Population Health Fellow
Date Published: August 19, 2016Year-long fellowship will focus on the evaluation of new health care delivery systems and factors that affect decision making by health system leadership.
Emily Heil, PharmD, BCPS-AQ IDSOP's Heil Leads Study Showing Penicillin Testing Can Change Treatment Course
Date Published: August 17, 2016Eighty percent of patients were able to switch to more effective therapy.
Peter Mbi, PharmDLong-time School of Pharmacy Preceptor Receives National Recognition
Date Published: July 26, 2016Dr. Peter Mbi named a master preceptor by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
Layson-Wolf Named President-Elect of Maryland Pharmacists AssociationLayson-Wolf Named President-Elect of Maryland Pharmacists Association
Date Published: June 28, 2016Dr. Cherokee Layson-Wolf will succeed current president Dr. Kristen Fink as president of the state’s leading professional organization for pharmacists.

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