The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy hosted white coat ceremonies in September for its class of 2027. Faculty on the Wichita Campus helped their students don white coats on Sept. 5, while Lawrence Campus students met Sept. 7 at the Lied Center of Kansas for their rite of passage. The white coat ceremony symbolizes professionalism and integrity and reminds students of their professional obligation and responsibility to uphold the highest ethical standards and practice altruism in providing pharmacy care.
Michael Wolfe, the Mathias P. Mertes Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy, will serve as chair of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) Drug Discovery for the Nervous System (DDNS) Study Section at the institute’s Center for Scientific Review.
LAWRENCE — Just weeks after COVID-19 shut down the university and much of the country, Dean Ronald Ragan began planning for the day a vaccine would arrive.
LAWRENCE — The University of Kansas School of Pharmacy posted the second-highest pass rate in the nation on the 2020 Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).
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LAWRENCE — An anonymous donation of $300,000 to the University of Kansas School of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmacology & Toxicology was inspired by the donor’s niece and her experience as a doctoral student.
LAWRENCE — A University of Kansas School of Pharmacy alumnus has pledged $100,000 to honor a longtime school administrator.
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.