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  • Gregory, Skendaj named to Rotary positions

    by Melinda Lantz | Jul 13, 2020

    Posted July 13 - Anne Gregory, assistant director for media relations in the Office of Strategic Communications, begins her second term as president of the Rotary Club of Manchester University and continues as social media chair for Rotary District 6540, which represents 54 clubs in northern Indiana. Elton Skendaj, Muir associate professor of peace studies, has been named chair of a committee seeking ways to aid the Rotary Club of Prishtina in its efforts to provide potable water for schools in Kosovo.

     

  • Smith to chair AACP committee

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 17, 2020

    Posted June 17 - Tommy Smith, dean of Pharmacy Programs and professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has been appointed chair of the 2020-2021 Bylaws and Policy Development Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. President-Elect Dustin Linn, associate professor of pharmacy practice at MU, made the appointment. 

     

  • Rospond serves on AACP Academic Affairs Committee

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 17, 2020

    Posted June 17 - Raylene Rospond, associate dean of clinical affairs and outreach and professor of pharmacy practice, has been invited to serve on the 2020- 2021 Academic Affairs Committee of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. 

  • Henriksen joins Academic Leadership Fellows

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 17, 2020

    Posted June 17 - Jennifer Henriksen, associate dean of academic and student affairs and professor of pharmacy practice, has been accepted into the Academic Leadership Fellows Program 2020-21 Cohort 17.

     

  • Beckett to present to Assessment Institute

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 17, 2020

    Posted June 17 - Rob Beckett, associate professor of pharmacy practice, will present a session on “Getting Started and Making Headway as a New Assessment Lead” at the 2020 Assessment Institute to be held virtually Oct. 25-28.

     

  • Isch named to Michiana Forty Under 40 Class

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 17, 2020

    Posted June 17 - Jason Isch, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, has been selected for the 2020 Michiana Forty Under 40 Class. This program recognizes 40 young professionals in the region for their contributions and accomplishments in their workplace and community. Ed Battjes, manager of Ambulatory Pharmacy Services at Saint Joseph Health System, nominated Jason.

     

  • Fontanez earns all-academic honors as student-athlete

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 04, 2020
    Posted June 4 - Lucas Fontanez, a junior from Lowell, Ind., has been named to the Academic All-District VII First Team of the College Sports Information Directors of America. Lucas earned Academic All-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors this year in both cross country and track and field. In 2018, he was named to the All-Academic Team of the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. The biology major has a 3.97 GPA. He was the 2019 HCAC Cross Country Individual Champion.  

  • Pharmacy faculty present at conferences

    by Melinda Lantz | May 29, 2020

    Posted May 29 - Theresa DeLellis, assistant professor of pharmacy practice; Rob Beckett, associate professor of pharmacy practice and director of the Drug Information Center; and Jennifer Henriksen, associate dean of academic and student affairs and professor of pharmacy practice, are part of a team that will present at the virtual annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) in July. Their poster topic is “Initial Development and Pre-Testing of a Situational Judgment Test to Assess ACPE Standards 3 and 4.”

    In addition, DeLellis will present on “Avoiding Slipping Through the Cracks: Incorporating Family Members and Caregivers into Improving Transitions of Care” at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Annual Meeting in Dallas in October.

    DeLellis also joined a team presentation on “Caring for Geriatric Patients Across the Care Continuum During COVID-19” at the AACP Geriatric SIG Webinar Series in Arlington, Va., in May.

     

  • Smith quoted in Pharmacy Today story

    by Melinda Lantz | May 29, 2020

    Posted May 29 - Dean Tommy Smith who was quoted in an article in the April 2020 edition of Pharmacy Today. The complete article, “Beyond Limits: Caring for Patients with Disabilities,” can be found here.

     

  • Gratz earns certificate

    by Melinda Lantz | May 29, 2020
    Posted May 29Melissa Gratz, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, has earned her medication safety certificate through the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Institute for Safe Medication Practices.