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Pharmacy school again exceeds national average for residency placement

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.

COVID-19 drug therapy contains crucial ingredient from Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry

KU School of Pharmacy mourns the loss of Jack Witmer

KU School of Pharmacy graduate and longtime community pharmacist John (Jack) Witmer died April 27. He was 88 years old.

School of Pharmacy produces, delivers hand sanitizer

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.

Pharmacy students travel across Kansas to visit independent pharmacies

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.

Researchers work to increase global access to lifesaving vaccines

World-renowned neurologist to speak about relationship between immune cells, alzheimer's

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.

Timmermann lends her expertise to search for new approaches to pain management

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.

Students offer free flu vaccine to those in need

LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy is once again teaming up with the United Way of the Plains in Wichita to provide free flu vaccines to those in need.

Convocation programs welcome new pharmacy students

The KU School of Pharmacy will host its annual P1 Professionalism Convocation ceremonies next month at the Lawrence and Wichita campuses. The Convocation ceremony officially welcomes and inducts first-year pharmacy students into the School of Pharmacy and the pharmacy profession.

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