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  • Haynes presents to Indiana Music Teachers Association

    by Melinda Lantz | Oct 20, 2020

    Posted Oct. 20 - Pamela Haynes, assistant professor of music, presented "Performance, (Im)Perfection and the Pandemic" to the Indiana Music Teachers Association. 

     

  • MU chapter of Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists recognized

    by Melinda Lantz | Sep 17, 2020

    Posted Sept. 17 - The Association of Schools of Public Health has officially recognized Manchester’s chapter of the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists for 2020-21. Chapters are recognized if they:

    • Promote interest in membership and collaboration with local, state and national health-system organizations.
    • Cultivate career exploration, residency preparation and professional development.
    •  Encourage students to engage with ASHP’s key initiatives, partners and priorities.
  • Lauck earns highest honors for GPA

    by Melinda Lantz | Sep 17, 2020

    Posted Sept. 17 - Sarah Lauck, administrative assistant, earned the Dean’s Highest Honors Award for her grade point average of 4.0 for the 2020 summer term at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

     

     

  • Faculty present at resident teaching certificate program

    by Melinda Lantz | Sep 17, 2020

    Posted Sept. 17 - Several faculty members represented Manchester as presenters at the Indiana Pharmacy Resident Teaching Certificate (IPTeC) Program. They are Ryan Ades (Superstar Preceptors), Rob Beckett (Designing an Effective Educational Session), Dusty Linn (Effectively Integrating Experiential Students into Clinical Practice), Andrea Mekonnen (Junior Faculty Panel Discussion) and Andrea Wilhite (Establishing Classroom Rapport).

     

  • Pharmacy colleagues named to Preceptor Honor Roll

    by Melinda Lantz | Sep 17, 2020

    Posted Sept. 17 - Manchester faculty and staff have been named to this year’s Preceptor Honor Roll, chosen for their availability, engagement and excellence in precepting. This year’s honor roll includes Ryan Ades, Melissa Gratz, Rob Beckett, Kierstan Hanson, Tracy Brooks, Greg Hetrick, Diane Calinski, Jason Isch, Teresa DeLellis, Renee McCafferty, Sarah Gordon and Andrea Mekonnen.

    All honor roll members will be recognized at the Preceptor Showcase virtual lunch on Sept. 22.  

     

  • Campbell chairs ACPE standards task force

    by Melinda Lantz | Sep 17, 2020

    Posted Sept. 17 - Jennifer Campbell (Henriksen) has been selected to serve as chair of the Standards 10-12 Taskforce of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE). The committee will review and revise the rubric section for Standards 10-12.

    Jennifer, along with four other members, will evaluate the required uploads related to Standards 10-12, make recommendations for elimination of uploads based on redundancy or lack of need, make recommendations for addition of new uploads to better evaluate Standards 10- 12, and review and revise the narrative statements for Standards 10-12.

    Once complete, the board will consider adopting the recommendations for ACPE spring visits.

     

  • Three collaborate for Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning

    by Melinda Lantz | Aug 18, 2020

    Posted Aug. 18 - Ryan Ades, director of experiential education and assistant professor of pharmacy practice; Sara Trovinger, former director of experiential education; and student Sara Zeer contributed to Currents in Pharmacy Teaching and Learning, scheduled for December release. They wrote on “Comparison of full-time faculty preceptor and volunteer preceptor evaluations of experiential students.”

     

     

  • Three from MU present at AACP Annual Meeting

    by Melinda Lantz | Aug 18, 2020

    Posted Aug. 18 - Three from Manchester gave a poster presentation at the 2020 AACP Virtual Annual Meeting. Robert Beckett, associate professor of pharmacy practice; Greg Hetrick, assistant dean for enrollment management and community engagement; and Thomas Smith, associate professor of pharmacy practice, presented on “Identifying Admissions Factors Associated with Student Success.” 

     

  • Beckett publishes in journal, presents at AACP Annual Meeting

    by Melinda Lantz | Aug 18, 2020

    Posted Aug. 18 - Robert Beckett, associate professor of pharmacy practice and director of the Drug Information Center, has co-authored research published in the journal, Pediatric Emergency Care. The article is titled, “Intranasal ketamine for treatment of acute pain in pediatrics: a systematic review.”

    Beckett also delivered two podium presentations at the 2020 AACP Virtual Annual Meeting: “Workload Modeling and Management Across Diverse Programs: More than Just Teaching Hours!” and “Preparing our Graduates for the NAPLEX – Do Test Prep Programs Make a Difference?”

    In addition, he made a poster presentation at the meeting, “Evaluation of a Practice Activity to Improve Performance on a Drug Information Practical Examination.” 

     

  • Noureldin to chair AACP committee

    by Melinda Lantz | Aug 18, 2020

    Posted Aug. 18 - Marwa Noureldin, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has been selected to serve as the chair of the Social and Administrative Sciences Section Curriculum Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy for 2020-2021.