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  • Baker earns degree in sports informatics

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 28, 2020

    Nick Baker ’18 of Carmel, Ind., has earned his master’s degree in sports informatics at Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis. He completed his master’s degree consultancy project last summer with the NCAA headquarters in Indianapolis, analyzing basketball shot location data. He now does contract work for the NCAA’s rules enforcement division.



  • Erickson-Pesetski speaks at Hiram on Shakespeare in prison

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 27, 2020

    Posted Feb. 27 - Stacy Erickson-Pesetski, professor of English and associate dean of academic affairs, was the guest speaker Feb. 27 at the Lindsay-Crane Center for Writing and Literature at Hiram College in Hiram, Ohio. “He’s a Smooth Talker Like Me – Reading Shakespeare with Juvenile Offenders” explored Erickson-Pesetski’s most recent adventure reading plays with male offenders ages 13 to 18 at Logansport Juvenile Correctional Facility in Indiana. She also spoke to four classes.

    For six years, Erickson-Pesetski has brought Shakespeare into a variety of prisons in Indiana, Michigan and Illinois, work that she says provides insight into the universality of Shakespeare as well as the talent and empathy hidden in our correctional facilities. 


  • Marwitz article published in drug safety journal

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Kathryn Marwitz, assistant professor pharmaceutical sciences, has co-authored, “An Evaluation of Postmarketing Reports with an Outcome of Death in the US FDA Adverse Event Reporting System” in Drug Safety. Read the research here.


  • Bottorff publishes in Advances in Therapy

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Mike Bottorff, professor and chair of pharmacy practice, has co-authored, “Critical Differences Between Dietary Supplement and Prescription Omega-3 Fatty Acids: A Narrative Review,” in Advances in Therapy. Read the research here.


  • Beckett, Linn collaborate on journal article

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Rob Beckett, associate professor of pharmacy practice, and Dusty Linn, associate professor of pharmacy practice, published an article, “Development of an evidence-based residency preparation checklist using a Delphi process,” in American Journal of Health-Systems Pharmacy.



  • Abdelmageed co-authors article about Muslim patients

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Ahmed Abdelmageed, assistant dean of alumni and community engagement, has published an article he co-authored, “RAMCOM: A qualitative study of clinicians’ viewpoints on a tool for communication with Muslim patients considering fasting during Ramadan” in PLOS ONE.  Read the research here.



  • Towne contributes content regarding infectious diseases

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Trent Towne, associate professor of pharmacy practice, has been recognized for serving as a faculty member of the 2019 ASHP Pharmacotherapy Core Therapeutic Modules. Towne developed content for the Select Topics in Infectious Diseases: Part I module. 


  • Mills will participate in panel discussion about HIV

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Alex Mills, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, will participate in a panel discussion in March about the challenges of caring for persons living with HIV and the history of treatment. The panel is in conjunction with a film presentation at Cordier Auditorium. 



  • Lauck named to Dean's Highest Honors list

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Sarah Lauck, administrative assistant, was named to the Dean’s Highest Honors list for the fall 2019 semester at Saint Mary of the Woods College. Lauck is studying for a bachelor’s degree in human services with a minor in psychology.


  • Beckett presents twice at AACP Interim Meeting

    by Melinda Lantz | Feb 18, 2020

    Posted Feb. 18 - Rob Beckett, associate professor of pharmacy practice, contributed to two podium presentations at the Interim Meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. The topics were “Successful Leadership Transition Strategies” and “Use of a Situational Judgment Test to Teach Professional Behavior Norms.”