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The University of Rhode Island Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education.

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URI pharmacy alumna takes life-saving action to help customer suffering allergic reaction

URI pharmacy alumna takes life-saving action to help customer suffering allergic reaction

University of Rhode Island alumna Kristin Von Flatern hasn’t been on the job as a pharmacist at the Centerville, Mass. CVS/pharmacy a full year yet, but she’s already played a key role in saving a patient’s life.

URI scientists discover estrogen interaction preventing some pregnant women from expelling bile acids

URI scientists discover estrogen interaction preventing some pregnant women from expelling bile acids

A University of Rhode Island pharmacy professor has discovered an interaction involving the hormone estrogen that occurs in some pregnant women preventing them from expelling bile acid, leading to disease in their fetuses.

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URI pharmacy student collaborates with Alex and Ani to design bracelets that bring water to poor communities worldwide

The next time you shop at Alex and Ani think of Paige Dellerman, a University of Rhode Island junior who designed a bracelet that is bringing clean glasses of water to poor communities worldwide.

URI chemistry professor and crime lab director named to federal group to assess forensic standards

URI chemistry professor and crime lab director named to federal group to assess forensic standards

The co-director of a federal center of excellence in explosives at the University of Rhode Island and the director of the Rhode Island State Crime Laboratory at URI have been named to a national subcommittee by the National Institute of Standards and Technology.

Champlin Foundations awards URI three grants for technology to support teaching and research

Champlin Foundations awards URI three grants for technology to support teaching and research

The Champlin Foundations have awarded the University of Rhode Island three grants totaling $421,795 to purchase high-tech equipment to advance education and student learning. The three grants will fund new teaching and research tools for in-vitro testing of pharmaceuticals, advanced characterization of powders, and imaging of nanoscale materials and processes.

College exceeds national marks in several categories

College exceeds national marks in several categories

URI’s Pharm.D. grads achieved a 99 percent pass rate on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination, according to a 2014 report by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy. The 2013 pass rate was four points higher than the national average and placed URI’s College of Pharmacy in a tie for first in New England with the University of Connecticut’s pharmacy school.

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BSPS major Emily Thomesen finds hope and joy among suffering in Uganda

University of Rhode Island BSPS major and senior swim team captain Emily Thomesen dedicated 10 weeks of her summer in 2014 to listening to the voices of young mothers in Uganda, a country torn by war between the government and rebels.

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Alex and Ani donates $1 million to URI to support natural product research

A new $1-million donation to the University of Rhode Island from Alex and Ani, LLC will support natural product research and the discovery of plant-based molecules to improve human well-being. In recognition of the generous gift, the University will name a research lab in the College of Pharmacy building the Alex and Ani Impact Lab.

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Providence Journal: URI Pharmacy exploring the healing power of plants

Associate Professor Navindra Seeram and Senior Gardener Peter Morgan—along with the College’s acclaimed medicinal garden and greenhouse—were featured in the Sunday, November 14 issue of the Providence Journal, offering readers a garden tour and a primer on the healing properties of plants.

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Pharmacy Professor selected to lead network of palliative care professionals

Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Jayne Pawasauskas has been helping her patients manage their pain for more than a decade. With 15 years of clinical practice, research, and network building under her belt, Pawasauskas was recently named chair-elect of the Pain and Palliative Care Practice and Research Network of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy.

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