Karin Burgess


Q and A with Former Dean James Halpert as he Retires

September 28, 2020

James (Jim) Halpert, Ph.D. will retire from the University of Connecticut and the School of Pharmacy on October 8, 2020. Halpert is a former dean (2014-2019) of the School of Pharmacy, a professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences and researcher focused on the structure and function of cytochromes P450 of the 2B and 3A subfamilies. Over the […]

Philip M. Hritcko Named Dean of the UConn School of Pharmacy

September 3, 2020

Philip M. Hritcko has been named the ninth dean of the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy.

Philip M. Hritcko Named Dean of the School of Pharmacy

September 3, 2020

Provost Carl Lejuez announced today that Philip M. Hritcko has been named dean of the University of Connecticut School of Pharmacy. Hritcko, named to a two-year term, will be the ninth dean in the School’s history. He has been interim dean of the School since June 2019. He is also a clinical professor of pharmacy […]

Op-Ed: Why Pharmacist Provider Status is Critical to be Approved

July 24, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to rage here in the U.S. it is imperative to institute the use of pharmacists specifically in the ordering and administering COVID-19 tests. The #1 reason why we should support the bill that is now standing before congress is: The rate at which COVID-19 testing could occur and results reported […]

Devra Dang awarded 2020 CETL Teaching Fellow Award

June 12, 2020

UConn’s Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (CETL) has awarded Devra Dang, Pharm.D. one of two 2020 Teaching Fellow Awards. This is an annual award presented to University faculty for their outstanding teaching and commitment to students. Jason Hancock, Ph.D. in Physics also received a 2020 CETL teaching award. “The individuals considered for this […]

Student Team Takes 4th in National ACCP Clinical Research Challenge

June 12, 2020

A team of three UConn School of Pharmacy students took fourth place in this year’s American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Clinical Research Challenge.  Team members Ming Zhang, Ethan Wang, and Mai Vestergaard, all recent B.S. graduates in pursuit of their Pharm.D. degrees, presented their research entitled: Effects of  Clinical Pharmacy Program on Influenza Vaccination […]

Quarterly Recap of Pharmacy Faculty Research Grants – FY2020 Q2 and Q3

May 26, 2020

Recapping the quarters beginning October 1, 2019 through March 31, 2020, the UConn School of Pharmacy congratulates the following Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacy Practice faculty and their teams for their research grant awards* totaling $6,002,715 : Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences: Robin H. Bogner, Ph.D. MedImmune Identifying the Causes for Long Reconstitution Times: Phase […]

Myth Busters: the Facts on Dietary Supplements and COVID-19

May 19, 2020

Vitamin C, vitamin D, zinc, elderberry, and silver nutritional supplements have all made recent headlines in the fight against the coronavirus. But do they really work? UConn School of Pharmacy faculty pharmacists, Drs. Kathleen Adams, William Baler, and Diana Sobieraj crunched the evidence based data in a recent article in the Annals of Pharmacotherapy. The […]

2020 Pharmacy Faculty Promotions

May 18, 2020

UConn’s Board of Trustees recently approved the following promotions among School of Pharmacy faculty in recognition of their continued high quality contributions to the academic mission of the University. Bodhisattwa (Bodhi) Chaudhuri, Ph.D. has been promoted from associate professor to professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. He currently holds associate professor positions in the Departments […]

School of Pharmacy Holds First Virtual Commencement

May 11, 2020

On May 9 UConn’s School of  Pharmacy graduated 163 pharmacy students, conferring degrees (virtually via UConn’s feed) to four Doctors of Philosophy, seventy-four Doctors of Philosophy, and eight-five Bachelors of Science. It was a historic celebration caused by COVID-19 restrictions that worked to pull students and families across the globe together online to celebrate the […]

Thomas Menighan, APhA VP, CEO is Pharmacy’s First Virtual Commencement Speaker

May 11, 2020

On Saturday, May 9 Thomas E. Menighan, B. S. Pharm, MBA, (Hon) ScD shared his thoughts in a virtual Commencement for three UConn School of Pharmacy graduating classes (Ph.D., Pharm.D., and B.S.) , their families and friends across the region, country and world.  It was a momentous occasion, a part of UConn’s larger University wide celebration, […]