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On Tuesday October 8th Dr. Virginia Lemay coordinated our 3rd annual College of Pharmacy flu clinic utilizing her P4 students and PGY1 Community Resident, Tom Kalista’13 to vaccinate over 100 students, faculty and staff!
Newport resident brings together health care students for team-based learning KINGSTON, R.I. – April 2, 2013 – Ask Celia MacDonnell what her reaction was when she found out she had been honored for the best pharmaceutical publication in 2012, and her answer may surprise you. “I had no idea what the award even was,” she […]
URI pharmacy professor awarded $703,000 grant from Pfizer to boost R.I. pneumonia vaccination rates KINGSTON, R.I. – March 25, 2013 — The Pfizer Medical Education Group has awarded a University of Rhode Island pharmacy professor a $703,000, 2.5-year grant to boost the pneumonia vaccination rate among Rhode Islanders older than 65 and those with compromised […]
Studies have shown that up to 50% of antibiotic use in hospitals is unnecessary or inappropriate. This improper use of antibiotics poses a critical threat to our ability to effectively treat infections. Unfortunately, antibiotic misuse—i.e. when antibiotics are given when they are not needed, are continued when they are no longer necessary, or are given […]
URI awarded $14 million Innovation grant to improve care and lower costs for cognitively challenged adults with chronic diseases KINGSTON, R.I. — July 23, 2012 — As the Americans with Disabilities Act marks its 22nd anniversary this week and lawmakers nationwide evaluate plans to implement some or all of the Affordable Care Act, the University […]
Students in public health class to administer fake anti-virals to test emergency response KINGSTON, R.I. – April 24, 2012 – Don’t be alarmed if you see a person dressed in a biohazard suit Thursday afternoon outside the University of Rhode Island’s Memorial Union. That individual will just be watching for zombies and making sure they […]
University of Rhode Island residency programs help pharmacists focus on specialties KINGSTON — December 13, 2011 — The learning never stops at the University of Rhode Island, not even after graduation. URI’s College of Pharmacy sees to that with its sponsorship of several post-graduate residencies, including its newest one, the pharmacy/oncology residency at Rhode Island […]
Reaching out to Romania This June, Maggie Charpentier, Clinical Associate Professor in Pharmacy Practice, traveled to Romania to provide an invited presentation on pain management and medications used in Palliative Care, along with a University of Rhode Island contingent from the College of Nursing, and a group from Simmons College. Faculty from The University of […]
Technology-enabled pharmacists to make house calls KINGSTON, R.I., July 21, 2011 – The University of Rhode Island’s College of Pharmacy is pairing home visits from pharmacists with the latest technology, providing instant access to a patient’s medical history and medications, all in an effort to reduce hospital re-admissions. The Center for Technology and Aging has […]
KINGSTON, R.I. – June 24, 2011 – Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Erica Estus was recently awarded the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists Leadership in Education Award for her work with pharmacy students and older adults. Estus – who received the award at the society’s conference in Las Vegas in May – titled her project […]
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