The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.
Boston Medical Center (BMC) has received a $1.3 million grant from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to support a demonstration project of pharmacy-based naloxone rescue kits to help reduce opioid addiction and overdose death in Massachusetts and Rhode Island. The study will be conducted in partnership with Rhode Island Hospital, CVS Health, and several local community pharmacies in both states.
Governor Gina Raimondo inspired the 137 undergraduate research fellows attending the 8th annual Rhode Island Summer Undergraduate Research Fellows (SURF) Conference at the College of Pharmacy on July 31, highlighting the significance of the research they were conducting.
URI pharmacy students interested in pursuing post-grad residences are very well prepared, thanks the URI Residency/Fellowship Preparation Program. In fact, last year the College ranked 10th nationally among 127 schools for matching 86 percent of its participating students with an appropriate post-graduate residency program. The national average is 63 percent.
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It’s only six years old, but the B.S.P.S. program has already made a mark with 100 percent of its graduates employed or attending graduate school. About 200 students are currently enrolled in the undergraduate pharmaceutical sciences program, which prepares students for jobs in a wide range of employment sectors: universities, government, hospitals and industries, particularly the pharmaceutical industry.
Students in Communicating Vaccines—a pharmacy elective that focuses on identification, prevention, and control of infectious diseases posing threats to public health—recently created their own videos to promote positive information about vaccines.
Three recent gifts to the University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy, two from alumni and one donated anonymously, will benefit students and support the College’s Pharmacy Innovation Fund.
Clinical Professor Jeffrey Bratberg is featured on the cover of the April issue of Pharmacy Today, and his work in promoting pharmacy-based naloxone access programs to prevent opioid overdoses is highlighted in the magazine.
Professor Jeffrey Bratberg is a measles expert, and yes, he had no qualms about having his children vaccinated, as dozens of studies of millions of children have proven that measles vaccine is not linked to autism or other serious side effects.
Senior Meagan Hamblin knows that Alex and Ani founder and CEO Carolyn Rafaelian isn’t just interested in conveying positive messages through her jewelry. Not after the Rhode Island entrepreneur donated $1 million last fall to URI to support natural products research, the discovery of plant-based molecules to improve human well-being and other campus initiatives.
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