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URI’s APhA-ASP chapter has submitted their entry into the annual APhA-ASP video competition. This year’s theme was “Be the Change” which the team approached by creating a music video with which adapts Michael Jackson’s Man in the Mirror with original pharmacy related lyrics. The chapter assembled a team to produce the video with pharmacy students being [...]
DR. FATEMEH AKHLAGHI, a University of Rhode Island professor of biomedical and pharmaceutical sciences, has received $1.65 million from the National Institutes of Health to study a new treatment for alcoholism in collaboration with Dr. Lorenzo Leggio of the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism.
Students recently presented the results of their 2-year study at Clinica Esperanza/Hope Clinic at a health conference in Boston. Jeff Chau didn’t know much about HPV when he started volunteering at a free health clinic in Providence three years ago. Now the University of Rhode Island pharmacy student is so knowledgeable about the cancer-causing virus [...]
On Tuesday November 12th, 25 P3 pharmacy students from the Advanced Geriatric Pharmacotherapy elective had a chance to practice what they have been learning all semester. The students participated in an interprofessional student led health, wellness, and falls prevention screen for adults over 65. The event was hosted by the Department of Physical Therapy at [...]
With the largest private donation in its history, The University of Rhode Island will establish a neuroscience research institute named for the parents of Thomas M. Ryan, a 1975 pharmacy graduate of the University and former chairman, president and CEO of CVS Caremark. Tom and his wife Cathy have donated $15 million to establish the George [...]
The University of Rhode Island has received a $15-million gift to establish a research institute focused on understanding and treating neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. The gift, from former CVS Caremark CEO Thomas M. Ryan and his wife, Cathy, aims to catalyze a statewide collaboration, linking with Brown University and local hospitals to [...]
The George & Anne Ryan Institute for Neuroscience is engaging scientists and students in solving some of the most pressing health care challenges we face today, thanks to the generosity of the largest private donation in URI history. Thomas M. Ryan, a 1975 College of Pharmacy graduate and former chairman, president and CEO of CVS [...]
The Society of Toxicology awards Laura Armstrong the prestigious Colgate‐Palmolive Award for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods
The Society of Toxicology awards Laura Armstrong the prestigious Colgate‐Palmolive Award for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods Laura Armstrong has been selected to receive the prestigious Society of Toxicology Colgate‐Palmolive Award for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods. The purpose of the Colgate‐Palmolive Award for Student Research Training in Alternative Methods is to enhance graduate student research [...]
Pharmacy Alumni Dr. Dea T. Belazi ’01, Dr. Diana I. Brixner ’82 & Dr. Al-Sultan ’03 honored at the 2013 Distinguish Achievement Awards
Recipients of the Distinguished Achievement Awards Deans Award, through their longevity and commitment to their chosen field demonstrate a significant contribution to their industry, as well as noteworthy engagement with the University. Engagement is measured by a variety of factors such as: attendance at URI events, participation in URI committees, active membership in the URI Alumni [...]
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