Diana Sobieraj and Joseph Serio ’08 Named 2020 APPE Preceptors of the Year

October 14, 2020

Diana Sobieraj, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, and Joseph Serio, Pharm.D., RPh, have been named recipients of UConn School of Pharmacy 2020 Advanced Practice Pharmacy Experience (APPE) Dennis J. Chapron Preceptor of the Year honors. Sobieraj received the award for full-time faculty and Serio received the adjunct faculty award. Each year, the […]

UConn Pharmacy Faculty/Students Honored at Connecticut Pharmacists Association Awards

October 13, 2020

On September 24, 2020 the Connecticut Pharmacists Association (CPA) held its 144th annual Awards Banquet. Due to the pandemic, the event was held online with the incoming CPA president and UConn School of Pharmacy faculty member, Marissa Salvo as Master of Ceremonies. It was an outstanding night for the UConn School of Pharmacy with both […]

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 […]

Neither Natural Nor Safe: Compounded Bioidentical Hormones Need Better Evidence

July 8, 2020

A category of hormone treatments often promoted as safe and “natural” need far more study and research to evaluate those claims, according to a UConn expert.

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 […]