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Neuroepigenetics Specialist Gregory Sartor, Ph.D. Joins UConn Pharmacy’s Faculty

Gregory Sartor, Ph.D. has joined the UConn School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences as a tenure-track Assistant Professor of Pharmacology and Toxicology. He comes to UConn from the University of Miami’s School of Medicine where he did postdoctoral training in epigenetic mechanisms of drug addiction. As a graduate student in Dr. Gary Aston-Jones’ laboratory […]

mediterranean diet foods

The Mediterranean Diet, Italy, and You. Join us this November in Florence.

The Mediterranean diet is one of the most unique, delicious and important diets in terms of its ability to optimize our health, promote longevity, prevent disease and sustain our environment. Scientific studies and meta-analyses unequivocally demonstrate that the diet out of Italy and region is effective in preventing or even reversing cardiovascular disease, the number […]

UConn students visit the Forbidden City in China

UConn and Peking University Celebrate 10 Years of Study in Traditional Chinese Medicine

China.  A land rich in culture, natural beauty, and exotic locales. For those students participating in UConn’s study abroad program in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), traveling halfway around the globe to take courses at Peking University School of Pharmaceutical Sciences (PKUSPS) in the capitol city of Beijing is invariably eye opening. When academics are combined […]

UConn Pharmacy Student Kristian Pretashi

Kristian Pretashi Selected as Outstanding Student Member of SCCP

The UConn Student College of Clinical Pharmacy, a student chapter of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy, has announced that Kristian Pretashi (a rising P4) was selected as the 2018 Outstanding Student Member of the UConn Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP). Kristian is an Urban Service Track Scholar. “This decision was based on dedication […]

Thompson Dang and Jose Manautou

2018 Doctor of Pharmacy Class Awards

Congratulations to the 2018 School of Pharmacy, Doctor of Pharmacy award winners. The following students were recognized at the School of Pharmacy’s annual Awards Banquet held, Friday May 4 in Rome Hall. Click here for a full gallery from the event . American Pharmacists Association,  Academy of Students of Pharmacy Certificate of Recognition – Thompson Dang […]

Water Scene in Mystic Connecticut

Upcoming Pharmacy Industry Professional Development Events From Mystic to Florence

Mark your calendars and sign up now for two of the School of Pharmacy’s most unique continuing education events: June 25-26, 2018 Mechanisms & Therapeutics in Immunotherapy  Mystic Marriott, Groton, Connecticut This two day program will present recent developments in the science of immunology with a state-of-the-art discussion of immune based therapies in transplantation and […]

Kevin Chamberlin

Congratulations 2018 Dean Robert L. McCarthy Faculty Service Award Winners

Brian Aneskievich and Kevin Chamberlin have been selected as recipients of the Dean Robert L. McCarthy Faculty Service Award.  This award is presented annually to a member or members of the School of Pharmacy, full-time faculty member who are recognized as having provided outstanding service to their department, the school, the university, the profession, the […]

Sean Jeffery, Pharm.D., CGP, FASCP, AGSF

Pharmacy Professor Sean Jeffery Running for APhA Board

Sean Jeffery ’95 (PHARM) is running to serve on the American Pharmacists Association (APhA)  Board of Trustees. Jeffery currently serves as Director of Clinical Pharmacy Services at Integrated Care Partners, an accountable care organization responsible for Hartford HealthCare Group’s value-based practice transformation, and as a Clinical Professor at the UConn School of Pharmacy. You can learn more and […]

Three UConn Pharmacy students show Pharmacy Residency Notifications on Pharmacy Match Day 2018

Pharmacy Match Day Lifts UConn’s School of Pharmacy to a New England #1

Tuesday March 20 was the first day of spring and Match Day in the School of Pharmacy. As medical students do, pharmacy students have a calendar day on which graduates from Schools of Pharmacy learn which pharmacy residency programs they have been matched with. Both the students and programs rank their choices at the start […]

Michael Pikal, professor and department head of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

In Memoriam Michael J. Pikal

Emeritus Professor and former Department Head of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Dr. Michael J. Pikal, passed away on Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. He had been at the University of Connecticut, School of Pharmacy since 1996, retiring from his position at the University in December 2017. Pikal received his B.S. in Chemistry from St. John’s University in Minnesota and […]