School of Pharmacy

Pharmacist holding medicine box and capsule pack in pharmacy drugstore.

Why Prescription Drugs Can Work Differently for Different People

Genetic differences, drug interactions and inflammation can affect how well drugs work in the body

OVPR Awards CARIC Award to Pharmaceutical Science Project

Associate professor of medicinal chemistry Marcy Balunas received the 2021 CARIC award.

Aerial view of the UConn School of Pharmacy

2021 Pharmacy Faculty Promotions

UConn’s Board of Trustees recently approved the following 2021 promotions among School of Pharmacy faculty in recognition of their continued high quality contributions to the academic mission of the University.

Awardees L-R Rob Piccone, Jill Fitzgerald, Marissa Salvo, Philip Hritcko at CPA banquet

UConn Pharmacy Students and Faculty Honored at 2021 Connecticut Pharmacists Association Awards

On September 15, 2021 the Connecticut Pharmacists Association (CPA) held its 145th annual Awards Banquet. Students, faculty and alums from the UConn School of Pharmacy were honored during the ceremony with a wide array of recognitions, awards, and scholarships.

Graduate student Shipra Malik and Raman Bahal in the lab.

UConn Graduate Student Research in Pharmaceutical Sciences – Summer 2021

Take a look at the diverse graduate student research happening inside the School of Pharmacy's Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

UConn School of Pharmacy Exterior view

New School of Pharmacy Faculty Member Chinenye Anyanwu

Chinenye Anyanwu, Pharm.D., M.P.H. has joined the UConn School of Pharmacy as an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Practice in the area of Public Health.

Volunteers at a commnity health clinic, check-in table in a park

Students Serving Community With Screenings, Vaccinations

A multidisciplinary force including UConn faculty and students came together last weekend in Hartford’s Keney Park and North End neighborhoods to offer free health screenings, COVID-19 information, and door-to-door vaccinations.

Powders, pills, and needles arranged on a dark table.

Rat Poison is Just One of the Potentially Dangerous Substances Likely to Be Mixed Into Illicit Drugs

The difference between what you think you're buying and what is actually in the product can be the difference between life and death

Steven Angus MD, assistant dean of graduate medical education, and Angad Deengar, a pulmonary and critical care fellow, administer COVID-19 vaccine at the UConn Health FEMA mobile vaccination unit at St. Mary's Church in Norwich on May 5, 2021.

What Does Full FDA Approval Mean for a Vaccine Already Authorized for Emergency Use?

Full FDA approval is a milestone that may help build confidence among the vaccine hesitant

tokyo test event bike photo

Former Student Amy Dixon Heads to Tokyo for Paralympics

Dixon will compete in the paratriathlon, which combines a 750-meter open water swim, a 20-kilomoter bicycle race finished with a five-kilometer road race, on Aug. 28 and 29