Health professionals from around the region will flock to Newport, R.I. in March to earn valuable continuing education credits while discussing some of the most pressing healthcare issues of the day. The University of Rhode Island Office of Continuing Professional Development presents the 35th annual Seminar by the Sea Northeast Regional Conference March 11-13 at […]Continue reading "Seminar By the Sea tackles emerging healthcare trends; CE credits available"
By Ross Balding Is there a link between high opioid prescription rates and mortality? Does an increase in opioid prescriptions worsen a community’s overall health expectancy? What role do health care providers play in the ever-worsening opioid crisis in the country? University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy Professors Ashley Buchanan and Jeffrey Bratberg aim […]Continue reading "URI College of Pharmacy study to examine whether opioid prescription rates impact a community’s overall health"
A group of students spent their winter break in tropical paradise, but instead of basking in the sun on white sand beaches, the students spent their time working with some of the most vulnerable populations in Jamaica.Continue reading "Health Sciences, Nursing and Pharmacy students bring services to the disabled in Jamaica"
Bioactive Botanical Research Lab in the College of Pharmacy is leader in plant-based medicinal researchContinue reading "Fruit flies help URI researchers seek natural Parkinson’s treatments"
More than 120 new University of Rhode Island College of Pharmacy students officially entered into the field of pharmacy Friday as they donned their white coats for the first time. Pharmacy Dean Paul Larrat welcomed the students and their families in a packed Edwards Auditorium on Oct. 12, welcoming them to the profession. “A […]Continue reading "Gallary: Pharmacy Class of 2022 dons the white coats"
Students from all three colleges in the Academic Health Collaborative got some hands-on training while senior citizens from the community gained some valuable health information during the Senior Health and Wellness Program at Independence Square Tuesday.Continue reading "Students across multiple health disciplines screen senior citizen volunteers"
Team outlasts other colleges in competition to test students’ knowledge of self-care What natural product can you use to prevent migraines? Other than death, what is the most common negative side effect of Loperamide (an antidiarrheal)? What product can remove ear wax, and is also a laxative? Pharmacists face such common — and, perhaps, […]Continue reading "URI Pharmacy students win annual Pepto Bowl"
Collaboration between public and private universities is the first in the nation The University of Rhode Island and Johnson & Wales University will offer a dual-degree in pharmacy and physician assistant studies beginning in fall 2018, the first such collaboration between public and private universities in the country. URI Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students can […]Continue reading "URI, Johnson & Wales to offer dual degree in pharmacy, physician assistant studies"
Ashley Buchanan to research how social networks can strengthen HIV treatment, prevention among people who use drugs A University of Rhode Island professor’s study that aims to use the influence of social networks or communities among people who use drugs to boost HIV treatment and prevenetion has been selected for a prestigious national award. Assistant […]Continue reading "URI Pharmacy professor wins $2 million 2018 Avenir award"
The College of Pharmacy professor, known for DNA and cancer research, also received the NIH ONES Award Assistant Professor Deyu Li is known around the College of Pharmacy as a dedicated, engaging teacher who inspires students in the classroom and the lab. He is known as a talented researcher making significant breakthroughs in DNA science […]Continue reading "Deyu Li named Avedisian Endowed Chair"