A year ago, the KU School of Pharmacy was closing out one of its most challenging years on record. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, we pivoted successfully, and our world-class education continued remotely. It wasn’t easy, but our faculty and students adapted in remarkable fashion. They came back to campus for portions of the spring semester and completed courses, barely skipping a beat. Despite difficult circumstances, the Class of 2021 had a 90% first-time pass rate for the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination compared to a national rate of 85%.
LAWRENCE — Ken Audus, University of Kansas professor of pharmaceutical chemistry and former School of Pharmacy dean, has been named editor-in-chief of the Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences.
LAWRENCE — Frank Weinhold is the new chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy. He began his position June 1.
LAWRENCE — Close to half of the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy 2020 graduates applied to residency programs, and once again, KU pharmacy students matched at a rate far above the national average, according to the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
Clean hands are the best defense to contracting the Coronavirus, but a nationwide shortage of hand sanitizer has made that a difficult challenge for many.
KU School of Pharmacy graduate and longtime community pharmacist John (Jack) Witmer died April 27. He was 88 years old.
LAWRENCE — Sixteen University of Kansas School of Pharmacy students will take a three-day trip across Kansas next week to visit 13 independent community pharmacies.
LAWRENCE — World-renowned neurologist Dr. David Holtzman will talk about how targeting immune cells may be a potential therapy for Alzheimer’s disease at the 16th Takeru Higuchi Memorial Lectures at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy on Thursday, Nov. 14.
LAWRENCE — When the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services asked Distinguished Professor Barbara Timmermann to serve on a National Institutes of Health (NIH) advisory council, she was eager to share the expertise in medicinal chemistry she has developed throughout her career.