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  • Experiential education team wins Award of Excellence

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 15, 2021

    Posted June 15 - Every year, the AACP Experiential Education Section presents the Award of Excellence in Experiential Education to one deserving individual or group of individuals for their outstanding contribution to the world of experiential education. With the challenging events of 2020, the Experiential Education Section Awards Committee decided that this year’s award should honor all members of experiential education departments at each institution for their tremendous efforts at keeping the programs operating despite pandemic-related challenges. Those honored from Manchester were Ryan Ades, director of experiential education; Karen Failor, experiential education operations specialist; Kathryn Marwitz, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences; and Raylene Rospond, associate dean of clinical affairs and outreach. 

     

  • Three win 2021 Pharmacy Faculty Awards

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 15, 2021

    Posted June 15 - Winners of the 2021 Pharmacy Faculty Awards for outstanding accomplishments are Dennis Brown, Lorin M. Sheppard Teacher of the Year; Marwa Noureldin, Scholar of the Year; and Teresa DeLellis, Outstanding Service Award. The three were recognized at the virtual Pharmacy Hooding and Awards Ceremony on May 20.  

     

     

  • Kisor receives Innovation in PGx Teaching Award

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 14, 2021

    Posted June 14 - David Kisor, professor of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacogenomics, has received the Pharmacogenomics Special Interest Group’s 2021 Innovation in PGx Teaching Award. Kisor says that, although he was the honoree, Tom Smith, associate professor of pharmacy practice and pharmacogenomics, played an integral role in the effort.

  • Bollinger elected president-elected of nutrition, dietetics academy

    by Melinda Lantz | Jun 14, 2021

    Posted June 14 - Laura Bollinger, assistant professor of nutrition and nutrigenomics, and program director of the Master of Science in Nutrition and Nutrigenomics, has been elected to serve as president-elect of the Northeast Indiana Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. The academy includes more than 1,3000 dietetic professionals, representing all areas of nutrition services including those at hospitals, school food services, public health, long-term care facilities, education, research, private practice, pharmaceutical companies and special needs.

     

  • PGx student Amy Turner publishes in Journal of Molecular Diagnostics

    by Melinda Lantz | May 19, 2021

    Posted May 19 – Amy Turner, a student in the Master of Science in Pharmacogenomics Program, recently published in the May 5, 2021, Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.  To see “Identification of CYP2D6 Haplotypes that Interfere with Commonly Used Assays for Copy Number Variation Characterization,” click here.

      

  • DeLellis elected to Indiana Geriatric Society board

    by Melinda Lantz | May 19, 2021

    Posted May 19 - Teresa DeLellis, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, has been elected to the Indiana Geriatric Society Board of Directors and will chair the IGS Programming Committee.

  • Chambers walks at ND, where he earned Ph.D.

    by Melinda Lantz | May 19, 2021

    Posted May 19 - Joe Chambers, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, walked at commencement ceremonies May 22 at the University of Notre Dame. Chambers earned his Ph.D. in cell and molecular biology last summer.

  • Ades has proposal accepted, is slated for four presentations

    by Melinda Lantz | May 19, 2021

    Posted May 19 - Ryan Ades, assistant professor of pharmacy practice and director of experiential education, has had a proposal accepted for the 2021 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy Annual Meeting. The proposal is titled, “Bridging the Gap: Two Strategies to Synergize Community Pharmacy IPPE/APPEs and Self-Care Therapeutics.”

    Ades has been invited to give virtual presentations at the following meetings: “Pharmacists Improving Hoosier Health: Indiana Landscape of Medication Management Services” at the Employers’ Forum of Indiana All-Stakeholder Meeting; 2021 MPJE Federal and Indiana Pharmacy Law Review Webinar, Indiana Pharmacists Association; Professional Organization Panel, Indiana Pharmacists Association Young Pharmacists Conference; and Pharmacy Advocacy and Changing Workforce Trends, Indiana Pharmacists Association Young Pharmacists Conference.

  • PGx master’s student publishes research

    by Melinda Lantz | May 10, 2021

    Posted May 10 – A Manchester student pursuing a master’s degree in pharmacogenomics, Amy J. Turner, has co-published research on “Identification of CYP2D6 Haplotypes that Interfere with Commonly Used Assays for Copy Number Variation Characterization” in the May 2021 edition of The Journal of Molecular Diagnostics.

  • Singh publishes research in Clinical Biomechanics

    by Melinda Lantz | May 10, 2021

    Posted May 10 - Bhupinder Singh, director of physical therapy, has co-published research on “The effects of adiposity, muscular strength, cardiorespiratory fitness, and fatigue on gait biomechanics in overweight and obese children” in the April 2021 edition of Clinical Biomechanics.