School of Pharmacy News Archive

Local pharmacists receive awards for teaching
Marshall University School of Pharmacy recently presented its annual Preceptor of the Year awards to 14 local pharmacists. Preceptors are experienced pharmacists who provide on-site supervision of pharmacy students during their clinical practice in local pharmacies.
School of Pharmacy adds 59 new pharmacists to the profession
April 30, 2021 · News Release, School of Pharmacy
“Graduation feels bittersweet. It’s a day symbolizing all of our hard work throughout the years, but it’s also a day we say goodbye to classmates who feel like family and a program that feels like home. But it’s incredibly exciting, because it’s a day to celebrate the excitement of the future possibilities we’ve created for ourselves,” said Sheshadri “Deea” Hoque, Class of 2021 President.
School of Pharmacy initiates new honor society members
April 12, 2021 · News Release, School of Pharmacy
Eight Marshall University School of Pharmacy students joined the Rho Chi Society during a small, socially-distanced event at Kopp Hall Thursday, April 8, 2021. The event was also livestreamed so family and friends could watch. The following students, who represent the top 20% of the Class of 2023, received their pins and certificates: Alexandra Brown,
School of Pharmacy presents annual lecture in honor of founding dean
April 12, 2021 · News Release, School of Pharmacy
Marshall University School of Pharmacy will host its 2021 MUSOP-Yingling Lecture at 6 pm Tuesday, April 13, via Zoom. Jan Rader, chief of the Huntington Fire Department, and Michael Kilkenny, MD, executive director of the Cabell-Huntington Health Department, will speak about substance use disorder, harm reduction, compassion fatigue and how COVID has affected efforts to combat addiction.
Schools of Pharmacy, Medicine faculty appointed executive editor of scientific journal
March 19, 2021 · News Release, School of Pharmacy
Marshall University School of Pharmacy assistant professor and Joan C. Edwards School of Medicine adjunct assistant professor Ruhul Amin, Ph.D., has been appointed as an associate editor of Frontiers in Cell and Developmental Biology: Cell Death and Survival. “It is an honor to be recognized for my contribution to science and be a part of
Academic agreements with Glenville State College pave path to advanced degrees for students
The path to advanced degrees, including a doctorate in pharmacy and a master’s in accountancy, just became a little easier for students at Glenville State College, thanks to an agreement with Marshall University.
School of Pharmacy dean receives prestigious award from alma mater
The University at Buffalo (UB) School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has awarded its 2021 Willis G. Gregory Memorial Award to Gayle Brazeau, Ph.D., dean of the Marshall University School of Pharmacy. The award is the most prestigious given by the school. It honors an outstanding alumnus who personifies the ideals of service, integrity and the profession of pharmacy in the eyes of colleagues.
School of Pharmacy faculty receives award, funding for research
February 26, 2021 · News Release, School of Pharmacy
Melinda Varney, Ph.D., assistant professor for the Marshall University School of Pharmacy, has been selected to receive a 2021 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy New Investigator Award (AACP NIA).  The award includes funding to support her research on the deficiency of immune regulators IRGM, TIFAB and miR-146 in hematologic cancers. “I hope that our
School of Pharmacy hosts third drive-thru food collection for Facing Hunger Foodbank
February 23, 2021 · News Release, School of Pharmacy
Marshall School of Pharmacy’s Phi Delta Chi chapter is hosting a drive-thru food collection for the Facing Hunger Foodbank. Friday, Feb. 26, between noon and 5 p.m. Donors may enter the Charleston Avenue side of Stephen J. Kopp Hall and exit via 11th Street. Non-perishable food items and cash will be accepted.
Faculty member recognized with national pharmacy association award
December 10, 2020 · News Release, School of Pharmacy
Charles “C.K.” Babcock, Pharm.D., associate professor for the Marshall University School of Pharmacy, has been selected to receive a 2021 American Pharmacists Association (APhA) GenerationRx Award of Excellence. The annual award recognizes a pharmacist who has demonstrated a commitment to the mission of substance abuse education.