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  • DeLellis Featured in Academic Pharmacy Now

    by Melinda Lantz | Jan 15, 2021

    Posted Jan. 15 - Teresa DeLellis, assistant professor of pharmacy practice, was featured in the December 2020 issue of Academic Pharmacy Now, the news magazine of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). Read the complete article here.


  • DeLellis goes for the gold at Dupont Hospital

    by Melinda Lantz | Dec 16, 2020

    Posted Dec. 16 - Teresa DeLellis, assistant professor of pharmacy practice at Manchester, helped develop and implement new policies and protocols for senior emergency care at Dupont Hospital, which has advanced to the highest standard: a Gold Level 1 accreditation in geriatric care. Learn more


  • PGx students help with personalized medicine report

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 17, 2020

    Posted Nov. 17 - Manchester University pharmacogenomics students joined forces with their counterparts at the University of Maryland to update the appendix for The Personalized Medicine Report 2020: Opportunity, Challenges and the Future. The Personalized Medicine Coalition publishes the report. Professor Dave Kisor, director of the PGx program at MU, guided the students’ work.


  • Beckett presents at Assessment Institute

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 17, 2020

    Posted Nov. 17 - Rob Beckett, associate professor of pharmacy practice, presented on “Getting Started and Making Headway as a New Assessment Lead” at the 2020 Assessment Institute in Indianapolis. The institute was held virtually in October.

  • Chambers publishes three times

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 17, 2020

    Posted Nov. 17 - Joe Chambers, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences and pharmacogenomics, has had three recent publications:

    • “Ppargc1a Controls Ciliated Cell Development by Regulating Prostaglan din Biosynthesis” published in Cell Reports can be viewed here.
    • Chambers, J.M.; Wingert, R.A. PGC-1α in Disease: Recent Renal Insights into a Versatile Metabolic Regulator. Cells 2020, 9, 2234. View it here.
    • Chambers, J.M.; Wingert, R.A. Advances in understanding vertebrate nephrogenesis, Tissue Barriers 2020, DOI:10.1080/21688370.2020.1832844. View it here


  • DeLellis presents at annual nurses’ meeting

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 17, 2020

    Posted Nov. 17 - Kaiser Permanente invited Teresa DeLellis to give an encore presentation of “Nurses as Deprescribing Champions: When and How to Seize Opportunities to Reduce High-Risk Medications” at the annual meeting of Nurses Improving Care of Health-System Elders (NICHE). The meeting was held virtually in October. DeLellis also was elected to secretary of knowledge management for the Cabinet Administrative Board of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

  • Marwitz elected to public health council, is lead author on policy statement

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 17, 2020

    Posted Nov. 17 - Kathryn Marwitz, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has been re-elected to the American Public Health Association Governing Council for the Epidemiology Section. In addition, she served as lead author for an American Public Health Association (APHA) late-breaker policy statement LB20-02: Health Inequities in the U.S. Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pandemic and Response. APHA membership adopted the statement during its annual meeting in October.



  • Faculty participate in Fall Rx Writing Challenge

    by Melinda Lantz | Nov 17, 2020

    Posted Nov. 17 - Thirteen faculty members participated in the 2020 Fall Rx Writing Challenge, completing a collective 90 hours of writing during a two-week period in October. Writers included Teri Beam, Mike Bottorff, Diane Calinski, Jennifer Campbell, Joe Chambers, Teresa DeLellis, Sarah Gordon, Kathryn Marwitz, Andrea Mekonnen, Noha Mourad, Marwa Noureldin, Raylene Rospond and Tom Smith. 

  • 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.