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VIDEO: Life of Paramaz Avedisian, whose name lives on at URI

College of Pharmacy dedicated in memory of URI alumnus The University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy renamed its building in the memory of Paramaz Avedisian, a 1954 URI graduate who was known as a true professional in pharmacy and a philanthropist who never hesitated to lend a helping hand. Avedisian’s impressive life career was […]

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URI pharmacy building dedicated in honor of alumnus Paramaz Avedisian ’54

The dedication follows a generous gift to the University from one brother, paying tribute to the memory of another The University of Rhode Island community gathered today to honor the memory of College of Pharmacy alumnus Paramaz Avedisian ’54, whose lifetime represented a legacy of professionalism in pharmacy and philanthropy in the community. University officials […]

URI students officially become pharmacists in training

‘White Coat Ceremony’ welcomes class of 2021 to the profession

URI Pharmacy students battle the flu

About 150 students, faculty, staff vaccinated in Avedisian Hall University of Rhode Island pharmacy students vaccinated about 150 students, faculty and staff members against the flu during a clinic in Avedisian Hall Tuesday. All members of the URI community — 19 years of age or older — were welcome to get a free flu shot […]

College of Pharmacy to host flu shot clinic Oct. 10

All students, faculty and staff members welcome to get a free flu shot URI College of Pharmacy students will help their fellow students, along with faculty and staff members, stay healthy this season while gaining some valuable practical experience. The students have scheduled a flu shot clinic in the lobby of Avedisian Hall on Oct. […]

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College of Pharmacy clinic aims to help smokers quit

URI students, professors recruiting volunteers who want to kick the habit Despite the well-known health risks of smoking cigarettes, more than 36 million Americans continue to regularly light up, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That represents about 15 percent of the total population and includes about 13 percent of college-age adults. […]


URI professor receives grant to research cause of kidney transplant failures

KINGSTON, R.I., September 14, 2017 — Nisannne Ghonem, assistant professor at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, is a recipient of the 2017 Mentored Research Awards from Advance-CTR, a federally funded statewide effort to support clinical research that can be translated into approaches and policies to improve the health of Rhode Islanders.

URI pharmacy student spends summer on front lines of addiction crisis

As the opioid addiction epidemic continues to make headlines and take thousands of lives across the nation, a University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy student has been doing what she can to help combat this public health threat in her hometown of Laconia, N.H.

Anita Jacobson, clinical associate professor at URI’s College of Pharmacy, is pictured with pharmacist Christina Procaccianti at her business, Green Line Apothecary in South Kingstown

URI-led program first in nation to provide treatment from pharmacists that could prevent Lyme disease

In the first program of its kind in the nation, local pharmacies are offering eligible consumers on-site antibiotic treatment to reduce the chance of developing Lyme disease.

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URI graduate students launch pharmaceutical company

Three Ph.D. students at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy have started a company that harnesses big data in a novel approach to drug development.

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