Lou Garrison was named a Change Agent in the 2017 PharmaVOICE 100 Honorees

UW School of Pharmacy Professor Emeritus Lou Garrison was named a Change Agent in the 2017 PharmaVOICE 100 honorees. A

Don Downing receives major American College of Apothecaries Award for his contributions to pharmacy practice

We are proud to announce that the American College of Apothecaries presented the 2016-17 Albert E. Rosica, Jr. Memorial Award

Sager, Bounthavong, Seguin, Weber, & Shen receive inaugural UWSOP Graduate Program Awards

To recognize extraordinary excellence among our graduate students and faculty, UW School of Pharmacy established three new award programs in

Award-winning PORPP administrator Penny Evans retired in 2017

Student support fund named after award-winning PORPP administrator Penny Evans

In the spring 2017 PORPP alumni newsletter, director Anirban Basu announced the establishment of The Penny Evans UW International Society

NASA astronaut Jack Fischer tweeted this photograph from the International Space Station on June 3, 2017

UW/KRI Kidney-on-a-chip will travel to International Space Station

UW Pharmacy and UW Medicine team to study how weightlessness accelerates kidney damage In as early as 2018, a rocket

Plein Geriatric Pharmacy Certificate alumni profiles: Laura Hart

After all their hard work, we wanted to learn more about our Plein Geriatric Pharmacy Certificate alumni and to learn: Where

UW Pharmaceutics Klatt Lab's graduate student Ryan Cheu, Associate Professor Nichole Klatt, and post-doc Alex Zevin

Pharmaceutics lab team learns why HIV prevention drug is not as effective in some women

Klatt lab team’s findings published in Science offer solutions to increase efficacy More than 1 million women are infected with

2017 Plein Symposium audience members begin the day

Inaugural Plein Symposium advances geriatric pharmacy

“Celebrating Today, Planning Tomorrow” brought together a host of disciplines to discuss healthy aging Decades ago, geriatric pharmacy pioneers Joy

Medicinal Chemistry Assistant Professor Libin Xu (left), Pharmacy Assistant Professor Brian Werth (right), are pictured in conversation with Medicinal Chemistry’s Senior Fellow, Kelly Hines (center). Their research earned them the inaugural award from the UWSOP Faculty Innovation Fund, which provides financial support for one to two awards of up to $20,000 each for high-risk, innovative research projects.

A conversation at the College Inn leads to Faculty Innovation Award, possible breakthrough in combating MRSA

There is a rich tradition of stories that begin with…“we were sitting in a bar talking, when we got this

Women and their children await medical care at a clinic.

Team finds no adverse risk to use of common antimalarials in first trimester

UW and international researchers publish the most comprehensive international analysis on artemisinin combination antimalarials safety in pregnancy Malaria is more

Pharmaceutics Professor Shiu-Lok Hu and Kelly Lee, Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry

Hu and Lee combine forces to design novel HIV vaccine

Pharmaceutics Professor Shiu-Lok Hu and Kelly Lee, Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, received funding for research to create a vaccine

Asst Prof Mike Guttman

Med Chem’s Mike Guttman Receives Royalty Research Fund Award

The Royalty Research fund (RRF) is sponsored by UW’s Office of Research to help faculty establish new research programs.  The

Scott Grimm Scholar Dennis Goulet is named UWSOP’s Magnuson Scholar 2017-2018

Scott Grimm Scholar and Medicinal Chemistry graduate student Dennis Goulet (Bill Atkins lab) has been awarded the prestigious Magnuson Scholarship

UWSOP Faculty Emerita and 2017 UW-UWRA Distinguished Retiree Excellence in Community Service Award recipient, Joy Plein

UW bestows Distinguished Retiree Excellence Award to UWSOP Alumna and Professor Emerita Joy Plein

We are thrilled to announce that our very own Professor Emerita Joy Plein, ’51, ’56, has been named the recipient

UW Team develops an HIV therapy dose that lasts two weeks in test model

Collaboration between UW School of Pharmacy and UW Medicine leads to promising breakthrough to ease daily regimen An interdisciplinary team

The Class of 2016 were tops in initial NAPLEX pass rates in the U.S.

Class of 2016 Alumni Rank No. 1 in Initial NAPLEX Pass Rate in the U.S.

UW School of Pharmacy’s class of 2016 distinguished themselves by earning the No. 1 spot in the NAPLEX pass rate

An 1918 illustration showing blood vessels in the head and face. The drawing is from Henry Gray's Anatomy of the Human Body

Little-known disease has major economic impact

Giant cell arteritis is estimated to cost U.S. health-care system $1 billion in first year of treatment PORPP faculty members,

Alice Ball, UW School of Pharmacy class of 1914

UWSOP alumni legend Alice Ball, Class of 1914, solved leprosy therapy riddle

Just over 100 years ago, as World War I raged in Europe, a chemistry professor named Alice Ball was demonstrating

UWSOP alumna Cara McDermott, PharmD, Ph.D., M.Sc. and UW Medicine T32 Post Doc

McDermott researches value of insurer-provided care coordination

Pharmacy alumna and UW Medicine post doc receives 2017 AcademyHealth New Investigator Award to study benefits of end-of-life care planning in

Dennis Goulet

Dennis Goulet receives first Scott Grimm Memorial Scholarship

Scott W. Grimm was a long-time friend of Medicinal Chemistry and the School of Pharmacy.  A Corporate Advisory Board member

Pharmacy Professor John Horn raises concerns about drug safety

Chicago Tribune investigation shows problems in drug interaction communications to patients UW School of Pharmacy Professor John Horn and UWSOP

Drug delivery device invented in UW Ho laboratory receives $36M

Venture funding to support clinical development of the company’s lead compounds Impel NeuroPharma, Inc., a Seattle-based clinical stage biotechnology company

Plein Geriatric Pharmacy Center leadership (L to R): Assistant Director for Research Zach Marcum, Assistant Director for Training Leigh Ann Mike, and Director Shelly Gray

Get to know the Plein Geriatric Pharmacy Center leaders

Over the summer, Dean Sullivan announced the leadership for the Plein Geriatric Pharmacy Center and some of the early planning

Dr. Katrina Claw’s research builds on a six-year UW Northwest-Alaska Pharmacogenomics Research Network (NWA-PGRN) and University of Alaska Fairbanks Center for Alaska Native Health Research (CANHR) collaboration.

Navajo genetic scientist Katrina Claw bridges cultures to advance research and underrepresented scientists

As a Navajo scientist trained in genomics, UWSOP post doctoral researcher Katrina Claw is on a two-fold mission to make

In 2016, we celebrated the the 30th class of UWSOP Plein Certificate in Geriatric Pharmacy graduates!

UWSOP, Era Living Partner for Patient-Centered Care

UW School of Pharmacy offers a novel approach to student training and patient care in Era Living residential communities. The

UWSOP Medicinal Chemistry department chair Kent Kunze with ARCS Fellow Amy Li

Amy Li awarded ARCS Fellowship

  Congratulations to Medicinal Chemistry graduate student, Amy Li, who was recently awarded an ARCS Fellowship. The Seattle Chapter of ARCS

Pharmacy Professor Jeannine McCune

Common genetic disorder linked to increased death rate from cancer drug

Researchers recommend ‘caution’ when using the chemotherapy busulfan in patients with Gilbert’s syndrome By Susan Keown, Staff Writer, Fred Hutch News

Guoying Tai, Allan Rettie, and Leslie Dickmann

Med Chem & Pharmaceutics faculty, alumni well-represented at MDO Symposium

The University of Washington was well-represented at the 21st International Symposium on Microsomes & Drug Oxidations (MDO) held at UC

Sid Nelson’s legacy lives on in science and collaboration

Busulfan is one of our oldest anticancer drugs. Today, it is often used to prepare a patient’s body for a

UWSOP ranks #4 in the world according to US News and World Report

UW improves to #4 worldwide for pharmacology & toxicology

The UW, including the School of Pharmacy’s scientists, improved to 4th overall, up from 7th last year, and 3rd among

Jonathan H. Watanabe, PharmD, PhD

UWSOP Alumnus Watanabe named National Academy of Medicine Fellow

University of Washington School of Pharmacy alumnus, Jonathan H. Watanabe, PharmD, Ph.D., ’08, ’12, has been selected as one of three

A local pharmacist counsels a client on the monitoring of blood sugar and the appropriate use of glucose tablets as part of diabetes self-care.

Pharmacies provide more than meds and flu shots

UW School of Pharmacy faculty highlight the important role of pharmacists as part of the healthcare team Autumn brings back

UW School of Pharmacy's PharmD Class of 2017

Class of 2017 Honors Professor Doug Black

UW School of Pharmacy’s PharmD class of 2017 announced their class gift this week. They will work together over the

Peripheral arterial disease can cause pain in the legs and make walking uncomfortable.

UW researchers find revascularization provides greater improvements for patients with peripheral arterial disease

Study published in JAMA Surgery compares effectiveness of two ways to treat intermittent claudication by evaluating outcomes that are important

A positive pregnancy test. Women ages 18 to 24 and those over 40 years old were most affected by having to pay out of pocket for birth control, the researchers found.

Costs outlined of health plans that exclude contraception

Pharmacy study links lack of coverage to more unintended pregnancies, greater health expenses for employers At companies whose health insurance

UW team finds key piece to HIV drug-effectiveness puzzle

Pharmaceutics researchers detect bacteria that counteracts protective drug Increasingly, people at risk for HIV infection are turning to preventive drug

NACDS Launches Initiative to Improve Immunization Rates through Collaboration between UWSOP, Bartell Drugs, and QFC Pharmacy

Three demonstration projects aim to fulfill goals of $800,000 CDC grant to NACDS The National Association of Chain Drug Stores

Lou Garrison to retire from UW School of Pharmacy

UWSOP Dean Sean D. Sullivan announced Dr. Lou Garrison’s retirement from the UW School of Pharmacy’s Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Research

UWSOP faculty and alumni past, present and future leaders of ISPOR (From left to right): Past President (2003-2004) Sean D. Sullivan, President Lou Garrison, President-elect Shelby D. Reed, Immediate Past President Daniel Malone, Past President (2010-2011) Scott Ramsey

UWSOP faculty and alumni elected to ISPOR leadership

Five UWSOP faculty and alumni have led ISPOR over the past 20 years UW School of Pharmacy faculty and alumni

Professor of Pharmacy Lingtak-Neander Chan

Lingtak-Neander Chan elected Fellow of the American College of Nutrition

UW School of Pharmacy congratulates Professor Lingtak-Neander Chan on his election as a Fellow of the American College of Nutrition

UWSOP Assistant Professor and K12 Scholar Zachary Marcum

Marcum named K12 Scholar for research on dementia and cardiac medications

UWSOP researcher will investigate the impact medication adherence has on patient health outcomes UW School of Pharmacy (UWSOP) Assistant Professor Zachary

On behalf of the PharmD 2016 class, Cameron Garner, Linda Blake, and Rory Cavaille presented a special gift to Nanci Murphy

Celebrating Nanci Murphy’s 25+ year career at UWSOP

Faculty member Dr. Nanci Murphy will retire from her full time position at UW School of Pharmacy on July 1, 2016. Dean

Blythe Adamson

Student’s enterprise yields 3 “essentially paid” for degrees

Pharmacy Ph.D. candidate shares tips for self-funding success You would think three degrees from the University of Washington would take

Personalized medicine will make drug interactions more complex, said Isabelle Ragueneau-Majlessi, who oversees the UW School of Pharmacy drug-interactions database.

UW and Teva partner to increase provider access to critical drug interaction data

Clinical content from UW School of Pharmacy’s Drug Interaction Database to be integrated into Teva’s DDI+ platform to help improve

UWSOP Professor Jen Danielson, PharmD, MBA

New UW dual-campus PharmD-MBA concurrent degree program to launch Fall 2016

Unique collaboration between UW and UW Bothell brings together the top of executive education value with the top pharmacist training

2016 UWOSP IPE Health Fair

2016 Highlight: UW PharmD students organize health sciences Interprofessional Education Health Fair

2016 Highlight Stories: These stories highlight showcase the great work, service and achievements of our preeminent faculty and students in

PORPP Dir & Prof Anirban Basu

Anirban Basu Elected Fellow of the American Statistical Association

UW School of Pharmacy and UW Department of Economics congratulate Anirban Basu on his election as a 2016 Fellow of

Influenza invades

Lee lab uses 3D electron microscopy to visualize influenza virus invasion

For the first time, researchers have images showing how a virus pries its way past host membranes Three to five

Joy and Elmer Plein

UWSOP Announces Groundbreaking Plein Center for Geriatric Pharmacy Research, Education & Outreach

Research shows that medication-related problems are one of the top reasons for hospitalizations and for older adults losing the ability

Caroline Bennette, PhD

Bennette, Sullivan find cancer drug prices rise rapidly after market launch

UW School of Pharmacy researchers’ found large increases in oral anticancer drugs even in the face of increasing market competition

(L to R): Juan Cantu, Dean Sid Nelson, Rene Levy, and Dean Tom Baillie

UW Symposium on Past Present and Future of ADME Sciences Dedicated to Deans Sid Nelson and Tom Baillie

“Thanks to the strong academic programs in the Department of Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry at the University of Washington, I

US News and World Report ranks UWSOP #9

UWSOP ranks #9 in U.S. News & World Report

UW continues its consistent record by ranking in the top ten nationally of Schools of Pharmacy. One of the smallest

Robert Pelletier

Pelletier wins AFPE Fellowship renewal

The American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education’s Pre-Doctoral Award in Pharmaceutical Science has been awarded again to Med Chem graduate student

Professor and Dean Emeritus Thomas Baillie

Professor and Dean Emeritus Thomas Baillie announces retirement from UWSOP

Dr. Thomas Baillie, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Dean Emeritus for the UW School of Pharmacy, has announced that he

UWSOP and ICER form collaboration to model the clinical and economic impact of new medications

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy (UWSOP) and the Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (ICER) have formed a

Rheem Totah, Associate Professor, Medicinal Chemistry, UWSOP

Totah and CHRU collaborate to find novel treatments for cardiovascular disease

UW School of Pharmacy and UW Medicine bring population and basic science together for novel approach to drug research Heart

Don Downing is presented the Community Service award at the 2015 Martin Luther King, Jr., Recognition Ceremony

Award season comes to UWSOP!

It’s award season–not just for film, also for the UW School of Pharmacy! Many of our School’s faculty, students, post docs and

Map of Magnuson Community Center: The Brig

UW PharmD students to host New Year health fair on Jan. 24th, 2016

FREE health services Sunday, January 24, 9:30AM – 1:30PM at Magnuson Community Center: The Brig Student health professionals & mentors

Jenna L. Voellinger with her art work in T-473

The Art of Science: “Human Kidney Tubule Cells” by Jenna Voellinger

In addition to being a newly-minted Ph.D., Jenna L. Voellinger is also an exhibiting artist. Her image, “Human Kidney Tubule

UW School of Pharmacy's Department of Pharmacy's chair, Dr. Steve White

Steve White Named Chair of UWSOP’s Dept of Pharmacy

The UW School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the appointment of H. Steve White, RPh, Ph.D. as the new

Kelly Hines

Kelly Hines Named USP Global Fellow

Kelly M. Hines, Ph.D., senior fellow in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry (Libin Xu lab), is one of three recipients

Pharmaceutics graduate students (L to R): Ryan Cheu, Olena Anoshchenko, Jessie Yu, Antonio Quinones-Lopez (not pictured here: Marc Vrana and John Amory).

Pharmaceutics welcomes six new students with a passion for discovery

  UWSOP’s Department of Pharmaceutics welcomed six new students this fall, here to join a great tradition of life-changing research.

A pregnant woman considers the medication she is about to take.

Pharmaceutics’ Carol Collins part of drug risks in pregnancy mobile app team

Carol Collins, Clinical Associate Professor in Pharmaceutics, will bring her expertise in drug safety information and the design of drug safety

Principle Investigator and Associate Dean Peggy Odegard

Odegard and Diabetes Education team win UW award

Train the trainer program empowering clinic teams sees significant improvements in outcomes The UW School of Pharmacy is proud to

Green tea is one of the products in the drug-interaction center's initial study set.

Intercollegiate team will study natural product-drug interactions

Herbal remedies are a multi-billion dollar industry. Sales of natural product supplements have nearly tripled in the past twenty years

Student Pharmacist in UWSOP’s Bracken Pharmacy Learning Lab


Celebrate American Pharmacists Month and share your #HUSKYPHARMACIST pride this October! Whether you are an alum, student, faculty member, preceptor, graduate,

The Rettie Lab team in the Mass Spectrometry Center. From L to R: MedChem grad students John Kowalski and Amanda Johnson, Professor Allan Rettie, and Senior Fellow Sutapa Ray. (Missing: Matt McDonald, Research Scientist)

Rettie Seeds the Future of Precision Medicine

“It’s a micro-farm,” said Allan Rettie recently, talking of the home where he and his wife, Shannon, nurture a menagerie

Bain Chiba with his father Yasukichi, '17, at Bain's graduation from UW School of Pharmacy in 1937.

The Chiba Morio Family: Undaunted in the Face of Adversity

  Second year PharmD student Beau Chiba’s lineage in the UW School of Pharmacy is long and strong. When he

new students

Med Chem Welcomes 2015 Students

At a combined 2015 orientation event with the department of Pharmaceutics, Medicinal Chemistry chair Kent Kunze welcomed four new students

2015 Summer Diversity Program Wraps

It was a summer of hard work and discovery for four undergrads who participated in the Pharmacological Science Summer Diversity

Benhaim Appointed to Molecular Biophysics Training Program

Medicinal Chemistry graduate student Mark Benhaim (Lee lab) has been accepted into the NIH-supported Molecular Biophysics Training Program.  His proposed

PORPP Retreat 2015

Celebrating 20 Years of Excellence for the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program (PORPP)

“Great scientists and great surfers share a common trait. They don’t position themselves where the big wave is now; they

Ji-Ping Fellow Faye Zhang with donor Si Luo

Zhang named inaugural Ji-Ping Wang Endowed Fellow

The inaugural Ji-Ping Wang Fellow is Faye Zhang in the Department of Pharmaceutics. Faye Zhang (pictured left) received her B.S.

Dennis Goulet

Med Chem Student Interns with Janssen Pharmaceuticals

Dennis Goulet (Atkins lab), graduate student in Medicinal Chemistry, is completing a summer internship with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a Johnson

Graduate student Mavis Li

Med Chem Student Receives Barnes Fellowship

Medicinal Chemistry graduate student Mavis Li (Atkins lab) has received an award from the Hope Barnes Fellowship Fund. Hope Barnes

Examining the Economic Consequences of Adrenocorticotropic Hormone Therapy (ACTH) in Infantile Spasms and Multiple Sclerosis Relapse

PORPP Faculty Member Ryan Hansen and Research Team Present Findings at the 12th World Congress on Inflammation in Boston, Massachusetts

Med Chem P450 Conference Attendees

Med Chem Group Attends P450 Conference in Japan

Cytochrome P450 enzymes are found in all living organisms and are essential in metabolizing a wide range of substances including

Pharmaceutics Professor Rodney Ho

UW-led team to develop innovative HIV treatment lasting at least 7 days

New regimen would make it easier for patients and potentially clear residual virus   An interdisciplinary team led by Professors

Ragueneau-Majlessi named UW CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellow

UW School of Pharmacy Pharmaceutics Clinical Professor Isabelle Ragueneau-Majlessi has been named a UW CoMotion Presidential Innovation Fellow for 2015.

Maldonato wins TL1 research grant

Ben Maldonato is busier than usual this summer. The Medicinal Chemistry grad student is one of the 2015 cohort of

Pharmacy Assistant student attending to patients during practicum training in rural pharmacies in Malawi

Innovative Pharmacy Training Does a World of Good in Malawi

New Pharmacy Assistants Graduate, Improving Patient Care at Critically Understaffed Rural Health Centers When most of us think of our

Associate Dean Peggy Odegard presents Adrian Hughes with the Dean's Club Humanitarian Award

Scenes from Commencement 2015

Friday was a day of recognition and celebration! Over 100 graduate and PharmD students received their degrees and began a

UW School of Pharmacy Research Assistant Professor Ryan Hansen, PhD, PharmD

Hansen study finds for new users, sleeping pills may double car crash risk

Three prescription sleeping aids are associated with an increase in motor vehicle crashes, according to a study by the University

UW School of Pharmacy Faculty and Students at the Governor’s Signing of SB 5557 on May 11, 2015

SB 5557 Expands Patient Access to Care in Washington

An Historic Day in Washington Washington will be the first state in the country to require that pharmacists are included

PORPP Dir & Prof Anirban Basu

PORPP Researchers Receive $3 Million Grant to Develop VOI methods to Prioritize NHLBI trials

Three faculty members from the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program (PORPP) and two faculty from the Division of Cardiology

Image of PORPP Alumnus and UW faculty member Joseph Babigumira

PORPP Alumnus Joseph Babigumira Featured on Whole U Faculty Friday

We are so proud of University of Washington School of Pharmacy PORPP alumnus Joseph Babigumira, featured today in the The

image of PharmD students Arianne Duong and Stephanie Heeney

Students Duong and Heeney Receive National Recognition for Script Your Future Campaign

Earlier this year, PharmD students, Arianne Duong and Stephanie Heeney, collaborated with other health sciences students and created a campaign to

Image of I2P2 Endowed Clinical Professor Don Downing with NCPA Student of the Year James Lin

James Lin Wins NCPA Outstanding Student Member of the Year

Congratulations to James Lin, PharmD, ’16, on being selected as the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Outstanding Student Member of

Image of Anirban Basu PhD

Anirban Basu Named Director of PORPP

In May 2015, Anirban Basu, PhD, was named the next Stergachis Family Endowed Director of Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research & Policy Program

Lou Garrison voted President-elect of ISPOR

We congratulate Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research & Policy Program (PORPP) Professor Lou Garrison who was voted President-elect for the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics

Image of PORPP Annual Retreat, 2015

Joshua Roth Awarded 2015 ISPOR Applied Paper of the Year

On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, PORPP PhD and Current K12 Scholar, Joshua A Roth, will receive the ISPOR Applied Paper

State of Washington first in pharmacy, again

Washington will be the first state in the country to require that pharmacists are included in health insurance provider networks

Proteins attached to the HIV virus membrane attempt to fuse with host cells.

Lee lab pursues clues to HIV, flu in the moment of infection

In a basement lab deep within the Magnuson Health Sciences Building, a group of scientists works to decode the mysteries

Robert Pelletier

Pelletier Wins AFPE Award to Study Acetaminophen Toxicity

Robert Pelletier left a career in industry to pursue his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry and follow his passion for teaching

Solving Bietti’s Crystalline Dystrophy is mission of Pharmaceutics Prof Kelly

Department of Pharmaceutics Associate Professor Ed Kelly and graduate student Cate Lockhart (UW PharmD, ’13) are undaunted by the challenge

Image of Pharmaceutics Ph.D. Graduate Student Alenka Jaklic

Pharmaceutics Ph.D. Student Alenka Jaklic Named Magnuson Scholar

We are so proud of Pharmaceutics third year Ph.D. student, Alenka Jaklic, this year’s School of Pharmacy Magnuson Scholar! Alenka

Three Pharmaceutics Graduate Students Selected for Prestigious ITHS TL1 Scholar Award

Congratulations go to Brian Chapron, Cate Lockhart and Savannah Kerr  and  who were selected as Institute of Translational Health Sciences

Image of pharmaceutics scientist preparing cell cultures for toxicity testing

New center to use novel method to screen chemicals’ toxicity

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will provide $6 million in seed funding for a Predictive Toxicology Center at the University

Image of Electron Microscopy of Human Neutrophils

UW PORPP and Fred Hutch Researchers Receive $7.75M PCORI Award to Study Cancer Treatment

  A research team, led by Scott Ramsey, director of the Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research (HICOR), that includes

Image of Pharmaceutics Assistant Professor Nichole Klatt

Klatt Receives NIDA/NIH Award to Research Cannabis Impact on HIV

Pharmaceutics Assistant Professor, Nichole Klatt is one of five scientists selected to receive the prestigious 2015 Avant-Garde Award for HIV/AIDS

Photo of PharmD student Kelsey Rasmussen, left, and Liza Hutchinson

UW student team discovers stories behind ‘super-utilizer’ patients

UW Pharm.D. student, Kelsey Rasmussen, serves as a member of an interprofessional team of students who received a grant to

Image of UW School of Pharmacy Professor Shelly Gray

Higher dementia risk linked to more use of common drugs

Dr. Shelly Gray et. al. found a persistent link between dementia and some medications in a University of Washington/Group Health

Plein Scholars

Joy & Elmer Plein Scholars Advance Geriatric Research

JOY AND ELMER PLEIN CREATED A LEGACY by establishing two funds for geriatric pharmacy research: the Elmer Plein Research Fund

Dr. Libin Xu Joins Med Chem Faculty

LIBIN XU, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry. He graduated with a B.Sc. from Nakai University,

PORPP Professor Gary Lyman

Dr. Gary Lyman Joins PORPP Faculty

GARY H. LYMAN, M.D., M.P.H., is Adjunct Professor in the School of Pharmacy and the School of Public Health at

UW Student Pharmacists Village Children

UW PharmD Students Aid Hundreds in Nicaragua

The day after final exams ended in June, 43 UW pharmacy students met before dawn at SeaTac. Seventeen hours later they

Why the Bad Taste? Dr. Joanne Wang’s Team Finds a Reason

TAKING A MEDICATION AS PRESCRIBED IS CRITICAL to a drug’s effectiveness. But for some people, taking medications literally turns their

Fulbright Scholar Researches Experiential Pharmacy Education at UW

IT’S NOT OFTEN A PROMINENT RESEARCHER FROM SERBIA comes to UW Pharmacy as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar. Dr. Jelena Parojcic

UW School of Pharmacy Researchers Ranked #7 in the World

U.S. News & World Report debuted a new ranking called Best Global Universities last week. It measures the academic research

Klarissa Hardy Receives Major NIH Grant

Congratulations to former UW School of Pharmacy Department of Medicinal Chemistry post-doctoral fellow, Klarissa Hardy, who received a $660,000 National

Pharmacy Professor Jeannine McCune

Congratulations Prof McCune!

Jeannine McCune, PharmD, was announced as the newest Associate Editor of the Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics the official scholarly publication

North American ISSX Meeting will award two of our faculty.

Not one, but two of our faculty were selected to receive the only awards given by The International Society for

PORPP Interim Director Lou Garrison, Ph.D.

PORPP Faculty Member Garrison Named Interim Director

LOU GARRISON, PH.D., HAS BEEN APPOINTED AS INTERIM DIRECTOR for the Pharmaceutical Outcomes and Research Policy Program (PORPP). With a

Dr. Doug Black talks with students in the Bracken Lab.

How do you teach when the topic changes so fast? A Q&A with Dr. Doug Black

Doug Black, UW associate professor of pharmacy practice, confers with students in the Bracken Pharmacy Learning Center. From left are

On-demand intravenous fluids questioned

Have you heard about the critical shortage of IV products? We sat down with UW Pharmacy Professor Lingtak-Neander Chan to

Announcing our new Dean of Pharmacy: Dr. Sean D. Sullivan

Provost Ani Mari Cauce announced the appointment of Dr. Sean D. Sullivan as our next Dean of the School of

Dean Emeritus Baillie

Dean Emeritus Baillie Is Top Cited Researcher

Dean Emeritus Thomas Baillie was recognized as one of the topmost cited researchers in the area of Pharmacology & Toxicology.

Ron Bennett, one of the 2014 IPPE Preceptors of the Year

Snoqualmie Valley Hospital Awarded IPPE Preceptors of the Year

We asked our students about their favorite preceptors at Snoqualmie Valley Hospital – Ron Bennett (pictured), Elizabeth Fuchs, and Candy

UW Pharmacy Huskies Lead the Pack

As a School of Pharmacy consistently in the Top 10 nationally, we’ve come to expect our students, faculty, and alumni

Professor Thummel elected President of ASPET

The Chair of Pharmaceutics, Ken Thummel will take office July 1, 2014. The 4,800- member society was founded in 1908

Vineet Kumar: Graduate Student, Unadkat Lab, winner of the 2013/14 Simcyp Fellowship

The response received to the first call was tremendous but only a select number of applications were forwarded to the

UW researchers win grant to study effects of drugs during pregnancy

University of Washington faculty members from the School of Pharmacy and School of Medicine will study the effects of drugs

Top 10 MOST Cited Articles by the AAPS Journal:

Ho-Leung Fung, Ph.D., is editor-in-chief of The AAPS Journal. At The AAPS Journal Editorial Advisory Board meeting at the 2013

WELCOME New Students

New Students (from left to right) Faith Stevison, Gabriela Patilea, Jake Kraft, David Wagner and Savannah Kerr   Link to Pharmaceutics

Teresa O’Sullivan presents Kradjan Award to John Watkins

Award for Excellence in Clinical Teaching Goes to Dr. John Watkins

OUR PRECEPTORS CONTRIBUTE TIME AND EXPERTISE, opening their practice to teach and mentor our students. The Wayne A. Kradjan Excellence

2013 Gibaldi Picnic

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Congratulations to the class of 2013!

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News digest: Recyclemania results, professor speaks on career journey, Honor: Rodney Ho

Professor Ho to receive award at National Biotechnology Conference later this month. Professor Rodney Ho will receive the Research Achievement

Congrats to pharmaceutics grad students

Congrats to pharmaceutics grad students Jessica Tay and Jenna Voellinger for winning second and third place respectively for their poster

Alumnus Mitch Higashi Speaks at Uppsala Health Summit

University of Washington School of Pharmacy alumnus Mitch Higashi addressed the topic of innovation in healthcare at the Uppsala Health

UW Pharmacy Alumnus Ryan Oftebro Innovates Method for Opioid Overdose Rx

The pain of losing a cousin who mixed methadone with alcohol inspired pharmacist Ryan Oftebro to turn his attention to

Nasal Drug-Delivery System Noted as a Seattle Innovation

Magazine article highlights the work of a company that markets an invention made at our School. Impel Neurophama, a company

Dr. Emily B. Devine

Dr. Beth Devine Leads Study Showing Electronic Records Cost Savings

Dr. Beth Devine Leads Study Showing Electronic Records Cost Savings The age-old joke about physicians’ bad handwriting is no laughing

Dr. Ed Kelly, a Research Assistant Professor at the Department of Pharmaceutics received a Jaconetter L. Tietze Yong Scientist Award

for his project “Identification of MicroRNA Regulators of Hepatocyte Development“. The monies provided by the award will be of great

2010 graduate, Dr. John Hoekman received the UW Graduate School’s 6th Chapter Award

2010 graduate, Dr. John Hoekman received the UW Graduate School’s 6th Chapter Awardfor his dissertation “The Impact of Enhanced Olfactory

Dr. Shiu-Lok_Hu is awarded with Milo Gibaldi Endowed Professorship in Pharmaceutics.

The fund was created in 2008 in honor of the late School of Pharmacy Dean Milo Gibaldi. He was dean

Nora Lee, a graduate student at the Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmacy is one of the recipients of this year’s Warren G. Magnuson scholarships.

The award will provide the scholar with financial support of up to $25,000 for her research needs. Ms Nora Lee

PGRN received grant to study underserved populations

            Ken Thummel, chair and professor of pharmaceutics, and Wylie Burke, chair and professor of

Li Liu, a PhD candidate in Dr. Jashvant D. Unadkat’s labrom Dept of Pharmaceutics, was awarded 1st place

Li Liu, a PhD candidate in Dr. Jashvant D. Unadkat’s lab from Dept of Pharmaceutics, was awarded 1st place in

Dr. Allan Rettie Steps Down as Chair

Dr. Allan Rettie has decided to step down as Chair of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry, effective June 13, 2014,

AACP Honors Med Chem PhD Brendan Stamper

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) recently honored Dr. Brendan Stamper and his colleagues at the 2014 AACP

Eric Evangelista Appointed to Clinical Research (TL1) Training Grant

The Institute of Translational Health Sciences TL1 Multidisciplinary Predoctoral Clinical Research Training Grant is a year-long training experience funded by

Nath Lab Welcomes New Student

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry is pleased to announce that Hannah Baughman, a graduate student in the Biological Physics, Structure

Brianne Raccor to Teach at Campbell University

Dr. Brianne Raccor, Senior Fellow in the Rheem Totah laboratory and a Elmer M. and Joy B. Plein Fellow, has

Congratulations, Med Chem Class of 2014

Nick Au, Jean Dinh, and Eri Nakatani-Webster wait for their moment on the stage during graduation exercises at Meany Hall.

Med Chem Alumnus Appointed Dean at Campbell University

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry is proud to congratulate alumnus Michael Adams, Ph.D. for his recent appointment as Dean of

Ryan Seguin, PhD, Medicinal Chemistry and UWSOP Graduate Award Recipient

Ryan Seguin is Magnuson Scholar 2014-2015

Medicinal Chemistry graduate student Ryan Seguin (Kent Kunze lab) has been awarded the prestigious Magnuson Scholarship for 2014-2015. The University

Klarissa Hardy Receives AACP Award

Former Medicinal Chemistry postdoctoral fellow Klarissa Hardy has received a 2014 New Investigator Award from the American Association of Colleges

Med Chem Welcomes New Faculty Member

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry welcomes Abhinav “Abhi” Nath, PhD, as its newest faculty member. Dr. Nath joins the department

Bill Atkins and the Legacy of Sid Nelson

Dr. William Atkins has been named the first Sid Nelson Endowed Professor in Medicinal Chemistry. Bill joined the Med Chem

Nick Au on Winning Team for Business Plan Contest

Med Chem student Nick Au (Allan Rettie lab) was recently part of a team of UW graduate students who won

Medicinal Chemistry Hosts International P450 Conference

The Department of Medicinal Chemistry is excited to host the “18th International Conference on Cytochrome P450s: Biochemistry, Biophysics, and Structure,”

Congratulations to Alice Ke, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Pharmaceutics and ORISE fellow in the FDA Office of Clinical Pharmacology

Congratulations to Alice Ke, Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Pharmaceutics and ORISE fellow in the FDA Office of Clinical

Med Chem Professor Wins MLK Volunteer Award

Carlos is camera-shy, but Nanci Murphy makes great cookies! Dr. Carlos Catalano, Professor in Medicinal Chemistry, was awarded a Volunteer

Dr. Sean Sullivan Honored with Steven G. Avey Award for Distinguished Service

Dr. Sullivan was chosen for his many outstanding accomplishments, including service as director of the UW Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and

Pharmaceutics graduate students Diana Shuster and Jenna Voellinger received (ITHS) training awards

Pharmaceutics graduate students Diana Shuster and Jenna Voellinger received Institute of Translational Health Sciences (ITHS) TL1 Multidisciplinary Predoctoral Clinical Research

Nora Lee and postdoc Cara Nelson won the graduate student category of the poster competition

Pharmaceutics graduate student Nora Lee and postdoc Cara Nelson did an outstanding job at the recent American Society for Pharmacology

New Research Institute Co-Director is Affiliate Faculty

The Hutchinson Institute for Cancer Outcomes Research has hired Gary Lyman to serve as the institute’s co-director. Lyman is also

Diabetes-Education Project Honored for Community Impact

This diabetes-education project kicked off in spring 2011 after then-first-year student Erickson and Associate Dean Murphy successfully secured a $10,000

Sullivan Shares Expertise with Maryland Students

The University of Maryland’s International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research student chapter recently hosted a lecture by Sean Sullivan.

Professor Emeritus Gets Lifetime Achievement Award

The American Epilepsy Society (AES) has announced that Rene Levy, professor and chair emeritus of our Department of Pharmaceutics, will

Report Profiles Student Scholarship Recipient

The UW Report to Contributors features a story about fourth-year pharmacy student Blaze Paracuelles. In the piece, Paracuelles talks about

Bracken Family Expands Legacy with Scholarship

L.D. Bracken, a UW School of Pharmacy alumnus, was the original creator of the Blistex ointment. The School of Pharmacy

A Closer Look: Q&A with Jashvant Unadkat

In this Q&A, Professor of Pharmaceutics Unadkat discusses his new National Institute on Drug Abuse grant and its goals of

UW Faculty, Alums Receive Awards for Innovation

This past weekend at its annual meeting, the Washington State Pharmacy Association (WSPA) announced its 2013 award winners — all of

Faculty Members Receive $1.9 Million Grant to Study Personalized Medicine Print

Many healthcare and research experts predict that the era of personalized medicine is fast approaching. Soon, individual patients could have

Understanding Methadone Treatment in Pregnancy

Clinical Professor Michaelene “Micki” Kedzierski was interviewed for this radio story about how women who struggle with addiction can best

Working Together Across Healthcare Settings

In the Foundations of Interprofessional Practice curriculum, health sciences students are working together to solve real health challenges. Faculty member

IPSF Welcomes Another Exchange Student

Finnish pharmacy student Arto Heinonen poses in the front of this photo, which was taken during a social event with

Initiative Increases Focus on Collaborative Healthcare

The six UW health sciences schools have formed a new interprofessional education initiative to improve the teaching and delivery of

Grant to Study Drug Disposition in Pregnancy

A new, $4.7 million NIH grant will study how certain drugs are absorbed, distributed, metabolized and excreted in the body

‘Columns’ Faculty Profile: Professor Shiu-Lok Hu

The September issue of ‘Columns,’ the UW alumni magazine, profiles faculty member Shiu-Lok Hu. He is part of an international

Garrison Contributes to ‘Value in Health’ Report

Lou Garrison, assistant director of the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research & Policy Program (PORPP), co-chaired a task force whose new report

Grad Student’s Research in Uganda Gets Boost

PORPP Affiliate Professor Andy Stergachis and his wife, JoAnn, have create the Stergachis Endowed Fellowship for International Exchange in the

Professor’s Startup Highlighted in UW Showcase

Professor of Pharmaceutics Rodney Ho’s new startup, Nova TheraNostics, has developed a brighter, longer lasting and safer MRI contrast agent.

PORPP Interim Director Lou Garrison, Ph.D.

Garrison Contributes to Report on State of Personalized Medicine

LONDON, UK, July 12, 2013 — The development of personalized medicine in the United Kingdom and internationally is being thwarted

Stergachis Named Editor-in-Chief of APhA Journal

Affiliate Professor of Pharmacy Andy Stergachis will oversee the editorial content of the ‘Journal of the American Pharmacists Association,’ the

Students Get Certified in Tuberculosis Screening

Screening for TB is one of the best tools to prevent the disease and its spread. Pharmacists throughout the region

PORPP Grad Students Named Global Health Fellows

Graduate students Solomon Lubinga and Marita Mann have received Thomas Francis, Jr., Global Health Fellowships from the UW Department of

School of Pharmacy Student Among UW Gonfalonieres

Class of 2013 gonfaloniere Melody Maa represented the School of Pharmacy at the UW graduation at CenturyLink Field. Gonfalonieres carry

A Prescription for Healthy Aging

‘Columns’ magazine, in its UW Foundation section, profiles PharmD student Laura Hart. The piece highlights the role that Professor Emeritus

A Conversation with the Border-to-Border Founder

‘Columns,’ the UW alumni magazine, interviewed Patrick Gallaher, ’95, founder of the School of Pharmacy’s Border-to-Border relay race that since

Student on Winning Team for Business Plan Contest

PharmD/PhD student in medicinal chemistry Nick Au was recently part of a team of UW grad students to take the

Jeff Rochon is the 2012 Distinguished Alumnus in Pharmacy Practice

This week, at the UW School of Pharmacy Dean’s Recognition Reception, Jeff Rochon, PharmD, ’99, will be named the School’s 2012

Rodney Ho Receives National Research Honor

Professor of Pharmaceutics Rodney Ho received the Research Achievement in Biotechnology Award from the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. UW

Bill Atkins Named Inaugural Sid Nelson Endowed Professor

In a fitting tribute to our late colleague, mentor and friend, the School of Pharmacy is humbled to share that

Faculty Member, School Profiled in Magazine

Starting on Page 67 of this issue of ‘International Innovation,’ there are four pages discussing the work of Associate Professor

Lingtak-Neander Chan Honored for Clinical Nutrition Efforts

PRESS RELEASE A.S.P.E.N. Announces Lingtak-Neander Chan as Distinguished Nutrition Support Pharmacist Service Award Winner Dr. Chan honored for his dedication

PORPP Graduate Student Named Magnuson Scholar

William Canestaro from the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research & Policy Program has received a 2013-2014 Magnuson Scholarship. He is receiving this

Namibia Partnership Continues to Grow

A memorandum of understanding between the UW and the University of Namibia supports joint education and research activities, and opportunities

Reception and Lecture Combine for One Special School of Pharmacy Event

This year, the School of Pharmacy is combining two of our signature events — the Dean’s Recognition Reception and the

Grant Will Help Create New Certificate Program

The PhRMA Foundation recently announced that the UW will receive a $250,000 grant to establish a graduate certificate program in

School of Pharmacy Debuts 301 Class

In an effort to give more UW undergraduate students an in-depth look at what the pharmacy profession is all about,

Barriers to Plan B Access Persist for Native Women

I2P2 Endowed Professor Don Downing was interviewed for this ‘American Independent’ article about the challenges that Native American women are

Pharmaceutics professor wins Early Career Achievement Award

Associate Professor of Pharmaceutics Isoherranen will receive the Drug Metabolism Division Early Career Achievement Award from the American Society for

Students Win Clinical Skills Competition

Fourth-year pharmacy students Stephanie Friedman and Linda Lei took part in the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists 16th Annual Clinical

Global Health Program Has Widespread Impact

The UW Global Medicines program, co-founded by Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Andy Stergachis and Professor of Pharmacy Lou Garrison, is

Naloxone Cost-Effective in Preventing Overdose

‘The Annals of Internal Medicine’ has released a study showing that giving heroin users naloxone is a cost-effective way to

Leadership Award Given Posthumously to Sid Nelson

The Washington State Pharmacy Association has given its Distinguished Leadership Award to our late Dean Emeritus and Professor of Medicinal

Students Practice Clinical Problem-Solving Skills

On October 30, nearly 450 pharmacy students, medical students, nursing students and physician assistant students convened as teams to apply

New Report Focuses on Diabetes in Older Adults

A new report by a consensus panel of diabetes experts has been published in ‘Diabetes Care’ and the ‘Journal of

‘Native Women Face Patchwork of Plan B Policies’

I2P2 Endowed Professor Don Downing, who has long collaborated with the Tribal Health Authority, was interviewed for an ‘AP/Huffington Post’

Researching Male Birth Control Pill Options

In a recent ‘Science’ magazine article about researchers’ efforts to create a male birth control pill, the work of John

Andy Stergachis Elected to Institute of Medicine

Adjunct Professor of Pharmacy Andy Stergachis has been named a member of the Institute of Medicine, one of the highest

Unadkat Awarded for Scientific Contributions

Professor of Pharmaceutics Jashvant Unadkat has received the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists Research Achievement Award in Pharmacokinetics, Pharmacodynamics, and

Pharmacists Play Expanding Role in Health Care

Institute for Innovative Pharmacy Practice Endowed Professor Don Downing is interviewed in this ‘Everett Herald’ story about the pharmacists’ role

WSPA Announces 2012 Award Winners

Several School of Pharmacy alumni and affiliate faculty members are among this year’s award winners. The awards include Pharmacist of

Faculty Contribute to Malawi Health Care Project

VillageReach and the Barr Foundation recently announced the launch of a new program in Malawi to increase health care access

Spotlight: Medicine Safety in the Middle East

At the Seattle Center’s recent Global Health Experience Exhibit, a UW booth showed several videos of UW students involved in

PORPP to Join Forces with Oregon Research Center

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality has awarded a five-year contract to Pacific Northwest Evidence-based Practice Center (EPC). Through

School Named No. 3 in Global University Ranking

The Center for World-Class Universities at Shanghai Jia Tong University has ranked the UW School of Pharmacy No. 3 in

Studying Microchips that Imitate Human Organs

Faculty contribute to federal initiative researching how computer chips could test for drug safety UW researchers are part of an

NIH Grant Helps Turn Research Into Medical Products

The UW Institute of Translational Health Sciences recently received its second five-year, $65 million grant from the National Institutes of

Highlighting the Promise of Personalized Medicine

Erica Woodahl, PhD, ’04, is working to improve participation in pharmacogenetic research and to build respectful relationships between researchers and

Dean Receives Award for Contributions to Chemistry

This August, School of Pharmacy Dean and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Thomas Baillie will receive the 2012 Founders’ Award from

Student Training Focuses on Teamwork, Communication

In the simulated acute care environments of the UW Institute for Simulation and Interprofessional Studies, more than 300 students from

Four of our faculty members are featured on the journal’s “Top Ten Most Viewed Papers” list.

A paper published in “Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics” by pharmaceutics alumnus Songmao “Ben” Zheng and four of our faculty members

Article Honors Remarkable Women in Pharmacy

Sara McElroy, ’12, immediate past president the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), is profiled in APhA’s current magazine.

School Scientists Play a Role in Science EXPO Day

The first-ever Seattle Science EXPO Day took place Saturday, June 2nd. Lots of UW programs and people were featured among

New Partnership Forms to Support Drug Development

Program seeks to provide better understanding of drug transporters, personalized medicine. Professor of Pharmaceutics Jashvant Unadkat has started the UW

Working to Protect Women’s Health in Uganda

As a graduate student in the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research & Policy Program (PORPP) and now as an assistant professor of

‘UW360’ Showcases Kedzierski’s Outreach Work

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Micki Kedzierski is profiled on the May episode of ‘UW 360.’ In it, she and some

UW Global Medicines Program Expands Impact

From Bangladesh to South Africa, the UW Global Medicines Program continues its efforts to improve the use, safety and affordability

Kelly Lee Receives NIH Grant to Study Influenza Virus

The Lee lab, L-R: Long Gui, Mike Guttman, Natalie Garcia, and Tad Davenport, discuss membrane fusion at a recent conference

Med Chem Student Named UW Magnuson Scholar

Eri Nakatani Awarded Magnuson Scholarship Med Chem graduate student Eri Nakatani (Carlos Catalano lab) has been awarded the prestigious Magnuson

Second Annual All Health Professions Day a Hit

More than 450 students from the UW Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Pharmacy crowded into Hogness Auditorium at the UW

Ryan Hansen is 2011 Distinguished Alumnus

The School of Pharmacy’s 2011 Distinguished Alumnus Award in Pharmacy Practice will go to a young pharmacist who has already

UW School of Pharmacy Ranks Tenth in the Nation

The “Best Grad Schools: 2013” issue of ‘U.S. News’ hit the stands on March 14th. Our School ranked in the

Faculty Member’s Spin-Off Looks to Improve Mass Spectrometry

Last year, the director of the UW School of Pharmacy Mass Spectrometry Center, Dave Goodlett, developed a method to make

Shifting Hong Kong’s Pharmacy Care Model

Department of Pharmacy faculty members Lingtak-Neander Chan, Al Ellsworth and Annie Lam recently spent two weeks in Hong Kong training

Chairs Corner: Pharmacists without Borders

The February Chairs’ Corner focuses on the School of Pharmacy’s impact locally, nationally and globally. Chairs’ Corner is a bimonthly

Pharmaceutical Outcomes Program Receives Endowed Directorship

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the establishment of an endowment that will support the

Student Completes International Rotation

Fourth-year pharmacy student and Thomas Francis, Jr. Global Health Fellow Elise Fields recently completed a rotation in Windhoek, Namibia, where

Pharmacy Faculty Collaborate Across Borders

Faculty members Dana Hammer and Nanci Murphy recently joined the UW team who presented at the international Collaborating Across Borders

Shen, Unadkat Named Fellows of AAAS

Nine UW researchers are among 539 new Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Danny Shen, professor

Remembering Dean Emeritus Sid Nelson

Special Announcement: Sid Nelson Endowed Professorship Inaugural Recipient Announced May 6, 2013: Professor of Medicinal Chemistry Bill Atkins is the

Hu Receives Major Boost in Search for HIV Vaccine

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has awarded Shiu-Lok Hu, Gibaldi endowed professor of pharmaceutics, a $6.7 million grant to

NIH Genome Sequencing Grants Awarded to the UW

To accelerate genome sequencing applications for patient care, the National Human Genome Research Institute has announced the establishment of two

Group Works Toward Greater Diversity in the Sciences

The UW chapter of the Society for the Advancement of Chicanos & Native Americans in Science has received the 2011

Pharmacy Students Lead Honduras Medical Brigade

This past September, almost thirty UW pharmacy students led a global health project in Honduras — offering a temporary, free

WSPA Announces Its 2011 Award Recipients

Clinical Professor Micki Kedzierski received the Cardinal Health Generations Rx Award, Associate Dean Nanci Murphy took home the Bill Mueller

Pharmacy Students Amp Up Their Business Expertise

The School of Pharmacy’s Principles of Pharmacy Practice Management class has undergone some changes this year. The class, co-taught by

Ed Kelly Receives Tietze Young Scientist Award

Research Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics Ed Kelly has received the Jaconette L. Tietze Young Scientist Award from the UW Institute

UW Graduate School Honors Pharmaceutics Alumnus

John Hoekman, Ph.D., Pharmaceutics, ’10, has received the UW Graduate School’s ‘6th Chapter Award’ for his dissertation. This award is

UW Lecture Series Features Pharmaceutics Professor

Professor of Pharmaceutics Rodney Ho was among the six faculty members to speak in the UW Center for Commercialization lecture

Commentary Takes a Look at Pharmacogenomics

Professor of Pharmacy David Veenstra has co-authored a commentary in ‘The Journal of the American Medical Association’ about the many

UW Pharmacy Cares Offers Services to Older Adults

Last year, UW Pharmacy Cares, the School of Pharmacy’s consulting pharmacy program, partnered with Era Living Retirement Community’s University House

Keeping Medicines Safe in a Global Economy

In a recent opinion piece in ‘The Scientist,’ Epidemiology and Global Health Professor and Adjunct Pharmacy Professor Andy Stergachis writes about

Caring for Prescriptions in Extreme Weather

Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Skye McKennon recently shared her drug safety expertise with ‘The New York Times.’ The article

Baillie Named Fellow of American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society (ACS) has named Dean Thomas Baillie one of its 2011 fellows. This honor goes to distinguished

KUOW Story Discusses Expiring Drug Patents

The patents are currently set to expire on seven of the 20 top-selling prescription drugs. Professor of Pharmacy John Horn

Professor, Alum Address Pharmacy Robbery Issue

Pharmacy robberies are on the rise in Washington state. Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Don Downing and Washington State Pharmacy Association

Study Determines Cost-Effective Means to Prevent Diabetes

Professor of Pharmacy Sean Sullivan is the lead author on a study out this week that shows that the cost-effectiveness

School Spinoff Company Receives Large Grant

Impel NeuroPharma, a Seattle biotech co-founded by Professor Rodney Ho and John Hoekman, Ph.D., ’10, has received a $750,000 research

School of Pharmacy Announces Endowed Professorships

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy congratulates the recipients of the following endowed professorships. These prestigious professorships were made

Principle Investigator and Associate Dean Peggy Odegard

Odegard Named Chair of Department of Pharmacy

Bridge Endowed Professor of Pharmacy Peggy Odegard will start her new role as the chair of the School’s largest department

Student Team Places in National P & T Competition

Pharmacy students Sara Forrester, Ingrid Larson, Lisa Rogers and Tracy Yep took third place in the Academy of Managed Care

“Preparing For New Health Care Market Realities” took place at Bell Harbor International Conference Center in Seattle.

On April 27, a Comparative Effectiveness Symposium, “Preparing For New Health-Care Market Realities” took place at Bell Harbor International Conference

Pharmacy Student Receives ASHP Leadership Award

Third-year student Karen Craddick was one of only ten pharmacy students nationwide to receive an American Society of Health-System Pharmacists

School Helps Namibia Open Pharmacy Program

Faculty members from the UW Schools of Pharmacy and Public Health have been working with the University of Namibia and

Katterman Lecture Looks to ‘Electronic Revolution’

Presenter Sue Merk, pharmacist and VP at OneHealthPort, will headline the School of Pharmacy 2011 Don B. Katterman Memorial Lecture,

Pharmaceutics Student Receives University of Washington Magnuson Scholarship

Nora Lee is one of six students from the health sciences schools to be named a 2011 Magnuson Scholar, one

Anderson Named School’s Distinguished Alumna

The 2010 Distinguished Alumna in Pharmaceutical Science and Research is UW Professor of Pharmacy Gail Anderson. An internationally recognized expert

Dr. Ho Featured in ‘Puget Sound Business Journal’

Pharmaceutics Professor Rodney Ho was recently named an Entrepreneurial Fellow by the UW Center for Commercialization. ThePuget Sound Business Journal

Dr. Ho Named Entrepreneurial Faculty Fellow

Professor of Pharmaceutics Rodney Ho was honored as one of the UW’s most entrepreneurial faculty researchers, under a new fellowship

Health Sciences Students Focus on Collaboration

A recent UW training event for students in pharmacy, dentistry, medicine, nursing and social work was part of a larger

Nelson Receives AACP Research Achievement Award

Sid Nelson, professor of medicinal chemistry and dean emeritus of the School of Pharmacy, has received the Volwiler Research Achievement

Grant Will Develop a Device Created at the School

Impel Neuropharma, a biotech started by John Hoekman, Ph.D., ’10, and Professor Rodney Ho, received a Life Sciences Discovery Fund

School of Pharmacy Student, Faculty Member Receive UW Volunteer Awards

Each January, the UW Medical Center (UWMC) holds a celebration event in honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. At this

Two Students Named to National Leadership Roles

Students Sara McElroy and Andrew Heinz will become presidents of two prominent pharmacy organizations — the American Pharmacists Association Academy

Lifetime Achievement Award Goes to Rene Levy

Professor and Chair Emeritus of Pharmaceutics Rene Levy has received the 2011 Arthur A. Ward, Jr. Achievement in Epilepsy Award

Drug Interaction May Cause Hypotension, Study Finds

Professor John Horn co-authored a study that found that older adults on common blood pressure medications could suffer dangerous drops

UW Global Medicines Program Launched

School of Pharmacy Professor Lou Garrison and Affiliate Professor Andy Stergarchis have joined forces in this UW Department of Global

School Receives Flu Vaccines for Outreach Programs

Bartell Drugs has donated 4,000 vaccine doses to the UW and WSU schools of pharmacy to support programs that provide

Students Make an Impression on Public Officials

Pharmacy students’ efforts to engage with public officials were noteworthy in 2010. Most recently, they met with Senator Ed Murray

School Honored for Community Service

  The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy announced in November that the UW School of Pharmacy has received the

Downing and Plein Receive 2010 WSPA Awards

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Don Downing received the David Almquist Award for outstanding work in pharmacy enrichment and Professor of

Student Earns National Public Health Scholarship

Karen Craddick received a competitive Paul Ambrose scholarship to participate in the annual Ambrose Symposium in Washington, D.C, and to

Schweitzer Fellowship Offers Experience of a Lifetime

Elise Fields is the first pharmacy student ever to receive a Schweitzer Lambarene Fellowship. She went to Gabon this summer

Garrison Speaks at Health Affairs Comparative Effectiveness Conference

Professor of Pharmacy Lou Garrison presented his research at the Health Affairs-sponsored conference and was featured in the October issue

Sullivan Receives $2.45 Million AHRQ Grant

Professor of Pharmacy and Director of the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program Sean Sullivan received funding from the Agency

Plein Is Idaho State U’s 2010 Distinguished Alumna

Professor of Pharmacy Joy Plein, ’51, ’56, has been honored by her undergraduate alma mater for exemplary professional and personal

A Welcome to the Class of 2014

On Monday, September 27, the UW School of Pharmacy welcomed its newest class of Pharm.D. candidates at its annual Welcome

Major Grant Will Support Underserved Populations

Professor and Chair of Pharmaceutics Ken Thummel and colleagues recently learned they have received a $10 million NIH grant to

Life Sciences Discovery Fund Issues Awards

Milo Gibaldi Endowed Professor of Pharmaceutics Rodney Ho has received an LSDF grant to develop a safer and more effective

PORPP Helps Create Important UW Research Alliance

This past November, the Pharmaceutical Outcomes Research and Policy Program co-founded the UW Centers for Comparative and Health Systems Effectiveness

Largest ever interprofessional training event for health sciences students a success

Nursing, pharmacy, medical and MEDEX students collaborated in simulated clinical scenarios to practice teamwork, communication and patient safety skills. Read

School of Pharmacy Program Continues Groundbreaking Research on Medication Use in Pregnancy

The summer issue of the UW alumni magazine, Columns, highlighted the work of Professor of Pharmacy Mary Hebert, director of the

UW Student Becomes First-Ever Pharmacy Student to Be Named a Schweitzer Fellow

Second-year pharmacy student Elise Fields has become the first pharmacy student ever to receive a Lambarene Public Health Fellowship from

Students Again Place in National Pharmacy and Therapeutics Competition

For the second year in a row, a UW student team made it to the finals in the Academy of

Professor Shelly Gray’s Research Finds Risk Associated with Popular Medications

Shelly Gray, professor in the Department of Pharmacy, was the lead author in an Archives of Internal Medicine study of

Don Downing Weighs in on Washington State Medicaid Changes

Clinical professor Don Downing was recently interviewed for a story on KUOW about Washington’s generics-first policy for anti-psychotics. Listen to

Medicinal Chemistry Student Named 2010 Magnuson Scholar

John Chapman, Ph.D. candidate in the School of Pharmacy’s Goodlett Lab, is a 2010 Magnuson Scholar. This award is given

Pharmacy Students Go to Capitol Hill

Students recently attended the American Pharmacists Association and National Association of Chain Drug Stores conventions in Washington D.C. They came

Chan and Downing Headline Lecture

Katterman Lecture Highlights Faculty This year’s lecture, headlined by Professors Lingtak-Neander Chan and Don Downing, is called “Keeping Up, Staying

School to Host Biosimilars Conference

The Conference on Biosimilars will take place Friday and Saturday, March 19 and 20, on campus. Faculty members from the

Professors Bring New Pharmaceutical Care Model to Ethiopia

A team of three faculty members from the Schools of Pharmacy and Public Health recently traveled to Ethiopia to help

Pharmacists Expand Focus on Women’s Health

Modern Medicine interviewed Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Don Downing for an article about pharmacists’ role in providing patient-consulting services to

Pharmaceutics Professor Featured in UW Report

Milo Gibaldi Endowed Professor of Pharmaceutics Rodney Ho was highlighted in the 2009 UW Foundation Report to Contributors. Read more.  

Levy Retires After Almost 40 Years

Dr. Rene Levy, professor of pharmaceutics and director of the Metabolism and Transport Drug Interaction Database (DIDB), retired at the

PORPP Research Shows Impact of E-Prescribing

Research Associate Professor Beth Devine recently led a study on the impacts of e-prescribing, in collaboration with researchers from the

Downing Interviewed on KUOW’s “The Conversation”

Clinical Professor of Pharmacy Don Downing was recently interviewed by National Public Radio station KUOW about the role of pharmacists

William F. Trager, Ph.D: In Remembrance

By Dean Emeritus Sid Nelson Professor and Chair Emeritus of Medicinal Chemistry William “Bill” Trager lost his short battle to

Turning to Technology

Telepharmacies, robots are two ways technological innovations are making pharmacy services better. Read the 2009 Columns article, “Turning to Technology“.

The Changing Face of Pharmacy

Using entrepreneurial ideas and new technology, the UW School of Pharmacy is taking an old-fashioned health-care system into the future

Pharmacy Student of the Year, Innovative Practice awards go to UW

Congrats to WSPA’s Award Winners, Read U Week article (November 12, 2009), Read WSPA announcement   Click here for an

Small-Town Pharmacy Business Plan Wins National Competition

UW students won first place nationally in the prestigious Pruitt-Schutte Business Plan Competition. Read more in University Week .  

Students celebrate American Pharmacists Month with ad campaign

Celebrating American Pharmacists Month (October 8, 2009)   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

Sullivan to co-PI Cancer Research Project

Sullivan to co-PI Cancer Research Project, Read Business Journal article (October 5, 2009), Read press release (October 5, 2009)  

School Research on KING 5

The Department of Pharmacy’s Annie Lam was recently featured on the Seattle evening news to talk about research she is

Local researchers test ‘talking pill bottle’

School Research on KING 5, Watch KING 5 news segment (September 26, 2009), Read previous U Week article article (May

Annie Lam honored for Asian community-outreach program

Lam Honored for Outreach Program (September 25, 2008)   Link to Department of Pharmacy archived news

Tuscany Provides Backdrop for Pharmacy Education

Read University Week article here.   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

Remembering Alain Huitric

By Bill Trager Alain Huitric, professor emeritus of medicinal chemistry, passed away in late July at his home in Brittany,

Stimulus Package Reaches School of Pharmacy

Stimulus Package Reaches School of Pharmacy (August 6, 2009)   Click here for an archive of School of Pharmacy news

UW Honored at AACP Meeting

UW Takes Multiple Top Honors at AACP Meeting Faculty, students and alumni from the University of Washington had an impressive

Editorial: Pharmacists Important to Health Care Reform

Faculty members Don Downing and Peggy Odegard wrote an editorial for ‘The Bellingham Herald’ about the impotant role that pharmacists

Baillie and McCune accept professional pharmacy honors

Baillie and McCune Accept Honors (July 9, 2009)   Click here for an archive of School of Pharmacy news stories.

Groundbreaking Technology Goes Commercial

Groundbreaking Technology Goes Commercial,  (June 25, 2009), Read article about Impel   Link to Pharmaceutics archived news

For pharmacy students, breaking down complex drug has its rewards

Students Win National AMCP Award, (June 4, 2009)   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

School Mourns the Loss of Alumna and Longtime Supporter

Shirley Bridge, ’45, passed away this past weekend. In addition to being a prominent community-member and tireless advocate for multiple

School Mourns Loss of Bev Katterman

Remembering Bev Katterman Beverley Katterman, former co-owner of Montlake Drugs and Katterman’s Sand Point Pharmacy and wife of the late

Pharmacy Students’ Public Service Announcement Urges Sun Protection

Read University Week article here.   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

Message from Herb Tsuchiya, 2008 School of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumnus in Pharmacy Practice

Tsuchiya gave the following speech upon accepting his award at the School of Pharmacy’s Dean’s Recognition Reception on Wednesday, May

Biography of Herb Tsuchiya, 2008 Distinguished Alumnus in Pharmacy Practice

Herbert Minoru Tsuchiya graduated from the UW School of Pharmacy in 1955. After completing his degree, he worked as a

Pharmacy student creates medication-safety program in Uganda

Pharmacy Student Creates Drug-Safety Program in Uganda (May 7, 2009)   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

2009 Dean’s Recognition Reception

Click thumbnails below to view full-sized images. (All photos by Team Photogenic, copyright 2009) More than 130 alumni, friends, faculty

Tsuchiya Named Distinguished Alumnus

Tsuchiya Named Distinguished Alumnus, Read NW Asian Weekly article, Read Tsuchiya’s biography, Read Tsuchiya’s acceptance speech (May 2009)   Click

UW names 2009 Magnuson Scholars

PORPP Student Receives Premier UW Scholarship (April 30, 2009)   Link to Department of Pharmacy archived news

ISPOR elects Ramsey president

Ramsey Elected as ISPOR President (April 27, 2009)   Link to Department of Pharmacy archived news

Pharmaceutics Professor Receives Prestigious Biotechnology Award

Pharmaceutics Professor Receives Prestigious Biotechnology Award, AACP Press Release (March 26, 2009), U Week Article(April 9, 2009)   Link to

A conversation with Dean Thomas Baillie

Q&A with Dean Baillie (April 2, 2009)   Click here for an archive of School of Pharmacy news stories.

MRSA Among Topics at 2009 Katterman Lecture, April 1

MRSA Among Topics at 2009 Katterman Lecture (March 12, 2009)   Link to Department of Pharmacy archived news

School Mourns the Loss of Two Beloved Members of Our Community: Rick J. Carlson & Tom Kalhorn

School Mourns the Loss of Two Beloved Members of Our Community: Rick J. Carlson and Tom Kalhorn (February-March, 2009)  

Ignition Awards Will Support Translational Research

The UW School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the first three recipients of its Ignition Awards — an award created

Faculty Contribute to International Drug Study

Faculty Contribute to International Drug Study (February 19, 2009) Read full study: Estimation of the Warfarin Dose with Clinical and

Pharmacy students’ outreach garners national acclaim

Students’ Outreach Garners National Acclaim (February 12, 2009)   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

Dr. Ho Named Fellow of Preeminent Association

Dr. Ho Named Fellow of Preeminent Association (January 8, 2009)   Link to Pharmaceutics archived news

Combating overmedication one patient at a time

Combating Overmedication One Patient at a Time (January 8, 2009)   Link to Department of Pharmacy archived news

WSPA Honors 2008’s Best

WSPA Honors 2008’s Best (January 2009)   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

New Program Strengthens Ties Between Health Professions

New Program Strengthens Ties Between Health Professions (December 19, 2008)   Click here for an archive of School of Pharmacy

Weber recognized for contributions to psychiatric pharmacy

Weber Honored for Contributions to Field (December 4, 2008)   Link to Department of Pharmacy archived news

Talking pill bottles aim to improve health, health literacy

Pill Bottles May Improve Health Literacy, Read U Week article (May 14, 2009), Read NIH Grant announcement (November 10, 2008)

School Welcomes New Dean

When the UW Board of Regents chose Dr. Thomas A. Baillie as the next dean of the School of Pharmacy,

CFD volunteer protects kitties through all nine lives

UW Showcases Volunteer Efforts of Med Chem Employee (October 16, 2008)   Link to Medicinal Chemistry archived news

Pharmacy student receives coveted Roybal Scholarship

Pharm.D. Student Receives Coveted Scholarship (October 16, 2008)   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

Search tool that makes drugs safer is poised for growth

Drug-Interaction Database Poised for Growth (October 9, 2008)   Link to Pharmaceutics archived news

Shen to head national pharmaceutical group

Shen to Head National Pharmaceutical Group (October 2, 2008)   Link to Pharmaceutics archived news

Faculty-staff-retiree gifts to the University show depths of connection

Gifts to School Have Far-Reaching Impact (October 2, 2008)   Click here for an archive of PAA news stories.

Bridge Endowment Names Lam and Odegard

  Drs. Annie Lam, ’95, PharmD,’97 and Peggy Odegard,’85, PharmD, ’90, co-directors of the Plein Certificate in Geriatric Pharmacy, have

UW pharmacy students help the Seahawks tackle hypertension

Students Help NFL Tackle Hypertension (September 25, 2008)   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

Washington Pharmacy Interviews Dean Baillie

Washington Pharmacy Interviews Dean Baillie (Fall 2008)   Click here for an archive of School of Pharmacy news stories.

PORPP Student Receives Prestigious Fellowship

Read University Week article here.   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

Consortium to Help Reshape Thai Pharmacy Practices

Read University Week article here.   Click here for an archive of PharmD news stories.

School Receives License for Nondispensing Pharmacy

The Washington State Department of Health Board of Pharmacy recently granted the UW School of Pharmacy a license to open

Pharmaceutics Ph.D. Student Wins Grand Prize in Innovation Competition

Pharmaceutics student John Hoekman, along with MBA students Michael Hite and Peter Olagunju, recently took first place in the UW

Thomas Baillie selected as dean of UW School of Pharmacy

Thomas Baillie Selected as Dean (April 22, 2008)   Click here for an archive of School of Pharmacy news stories.

Don Downing Named 2008 “Pharmacist Leader of the Year” by the California-based Pharmacy Access Partnership

Don Downing, ’75, clinical professor, was named the 2008 “Pharmacist Leader of the Year” by the California-based Pharmacy Access Partnership

Alumnus Al James Makes Large Gift to School

Read James’ profile in Columns, the UW alumni magazine (March 2008)   Click here for an archive of PAA news

Dean Nelson quoted in the Seattle Times in regards to the accidental drug overdose of Heath Ledger

Dean Nelson quoted in the Seattle Times in regards to the accidental drug overdose of actor Heath Ledger (February 7,

Murphy Named APhA Outstanding Chapter Advisor for 2008

Dr. Nanci Murphy, associate dean of Academic and Student Programs at the University of Washington School of Pharmacy, has been

New Residency Program Meets Growing Demand for Management Trained Pharmacists

The UW School of Pharmacy has created a new joint Pharmacy Management/Masters in Health Administration (MHA) residency program to help

Elmer Promotes Probiotics on ABC News

Elmer Promotes Probiotics on ABC News (December 13, 2007, interview on ABC News)   Link to Medicinal Chemistry archived news

UW School of Pharmacy Ph.D. Research Programs Rank #1

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy medicinal chemistry and pharmaceutical sciences research programs are the best in the nation

Dean Nelson Named Outstanding Dean of the Year

University of Washington (UW) School of Pharmacy Dean, Sid Nelson, has been named APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists Outstanding Dean

Two Professors Named as Fellows, AAAS and ASCP

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy is proud to announce that two if its professors, Drs. Rene Levy and

Dean Sid Nelson Quoted by U.S. News & World Report on Drug Interactions

Food and Drugs Can Create a Toxic Mix By Deborah Kotz U.S.News & World Report Thursday, September 27, 2007 Posted

UW School of Pharmacy Mourns the Loss of Dean Emeritus Milo Gibaldi

  Dr. Milo Gibaldi, who served as dean of the UW School of Pharmacy from 1978 to 1995, died Jan.

A Conversation with Dean Sidney Nelson

Read University Week article here.   Click here for an archive of School of Pharmacy news stories.

UW Hosts 30th National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy was honored to host the 30th National Medicinal Chemistry Symposium from June 25-29

UW Receives HRSA Grant to Train Students in Bioterrorism and Emergency Preparedness

  Andy Stergachis, professor of epidemiology and adjunct professor of pharmacy, has received a 3-year $559,000 award from the federal

KATTERMAN LECTURE Managing Change: Pharmacists Shaping the Future of Pharmacy

The University of Washington and the Pharmacy Alumni Association (PAA) are pleased to present motivational speaker and ex-Husky football great,

Professor Daggett Wins $2 Million INCITE Award to Further Research on Protein Folding

  Valerie Daggett, professor of medicinal chemistry at UW School of Pharmacy, has received one of three Innovative and Novel

Rettie Receives Internationally Recognized ISSX Achievement Award

Allan Rettie, professor and chair of Medicinal Chemistry, has received the 2005 North American Scientific Achievement Award from the International

UW Faculty Are Leaders in Experiential Education

On June 17, representatives from all areas of pharmacy practice, regulation, professional organizations and education met in Chicago, Illinois, for

UW Professors Identify Genetic Basis for Variation in Patient Response to Warfarin

Dr. Allan Rettie, professor and chair of medicinal chemistry in the UW School of Pharmacy, Dr. Mark Rieder, research assistant

Downing Receives APhA Distinguished Achievement Award in Specialized Pharmaceutical Services

Don Downing, clinical associate professor, has been awarded the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APPM) Distinguished Achievement Award

Hidden Dangers in Common Drugs

John Horn, PharmD, University of Washington BottomLine PERSONAL VOLUME 26 NUMBER 4, FEBRUARY 15, 2005 Every year, two million Americans

Faculty Members’ Research Gets National Distinction

A 2005 study by Qingcheng Mao and Jashvant Unadkat is one of the 10 most-cited articles in the American Association

Pharmacist Prescribers Increase Access to Effective Contraceptives

It has been my pleasure to observe and participate in the expansion of clinical services provided by pharmacists in Washington

UWSOP Brings Health Technology into the 21ST Century

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy, along with The Everett Clinic, have been awarded a $1.03 million dollar grant

DMTPR Welcomes Seventh Industry Partner

The Drug Metabolism, Transport and Pharmacogenomic Research (DMTPR) program, launched in January of this year, is the result of a

The Pharmacist’s Role In an Age of Bioterrorism and Other Emerging Public Health Threats

 Where were you on 9/11? Andy Stergachis, professor of epidemiology and affiliate professor of pharmacy for University of Washington, School

UW Pharmacy Care Considered Most Progressive in the Nation

Henry R. Manassi, executive vice president of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), was very impressed by his recent

UWSOP Receives $2.8 Grant to Study the Pharmacology of Drugs in Pregnant Women

Mary Hebert, associate professor of pharmacy, and her UW team of researchers received a $2.8 million grant from the National

DMTPR Launched January 1, 2004

In the fall of 2002, corporate advisors and board members recommended that the School address the emerging gap between industrial

Faculty, Alumni Win Research Award

Several School of Pharmacy faculty and alumni collaborated on a paper that received the 2003 Drug Therapy Research Award from

New Associate Dean for Research and New Initiatives Named at the School of Pharmacy

The University of Washington School of Pharmacy has announced the appointment of Dr. Ken Thummel to Associate Dean for Research

NIH Grant Awarded to the Department of Pharmaceutics for study on how pregnant women handle drugs

The UW Department of Pharmaceutics won an unprecedented grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that will enable UW

Pioneer in Drug Therapy Leaves School of Pharmacy: Dr. Milo Gibaldi Instrumental in Transforming SOP into Premier Pharmacy School

 For more than a quarter century, Dr. Milo Gibaldi has shaped future generations of pharmacists with his gentle humor and

Drs. Ho and Gibaldi Team Up on Landmark Therapeutics Book

For the first time, a comprehensive study of biotechnology and biopharmaceuticals has been completed by two luminaries in pharmaceutical sciences,

Katterman Lecture to Showcase Latest Technologies

Technology is fueling rapid changes in the pharmaceutical industry. The direction of this profession will be greatly influenced by the

Phonathon Gets Great Reception

One of the biggest volunteer turnouts to date at a School of Pharmacy Phonathon was held to raise funds for