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Professor’s research paper selected for international award

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John P. Bentley

An innovative approach to quality of life research resulted in a coveted award for pharmacy administration professor John P. Bentley. The International Society for Quality of Life Research presented Bentley with the Outstanding Article of the Year Award for his paper highlighting the research.


‘Day of Thanks’ planned for Nov. 14

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Donations of any amount are encouraged during the Day of Thanks.

On Nov. 14, the pharmacy school will participate in a 24-hour initiative to raise funds for student, faculty and research support. Ole Miss Pharmacy Day of Thanks will accept donations through an online crowdfunding site. Social media will play a large role in the initiative, and young alumni and students are encouraged to take part.


Students advocate for profession during Pharmacists Month

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Some 40 students volunteered for Pharm at the Parham.

In October, pharmacy students celebrated American Pharmacists Month, an opportunity for pharmacists across the nation to draw attention to their work and promote their profession. Two UM student-led initiatives, Pharm at the Parham and Operation Immunization, were highly successful.


Professor promotes pharmacists’ role in cardiometabolic care

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Daniel Riche (far right) advises fellow cardiometabolic clinic team members about the best medications for patients under their care.

Daniel Riche, associate professor of pharmacy practice, is working to expand the role of pharmacists in the care of patients with cardiometabolic diseases. He presented on this topic at the 2014 Cardiometabolic Health Congress in Boston, Oct. 22-25. Riche was the first pharmacist in the event’s history to be invited as a distinguished faculty member.


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Alumna publishes book of advice for young pharmacists

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Susan Cantrell

Susan A. Cantrell (BSPh 83) is passionate about helping students. That passion fueled the idea for her book, Letters to a Young Pharmacist: Sage Advice on Life and Career from Extraordinary Pharmacists, which was published in April. The book shares insightful stories from seasoned professionals in an effort to better prepare future pharmacists.


Alumni Calendar of Events

Nov. 1 — UM vs. Auburn Tailgate — Sponsored by Harvard Drug Group

Nov. 14 — Ole Miss School of Pharmacy Day of Thanks

Nov. 21 — Coy W. Waller Distinguished Lecture, Oxford, Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts, 10 a.m.

Dec. 7-11 — American Society of Health-System Pharmacists Midyear Clinical Meeting, Anaheim, California

Save the Date

April 17-18, 2015 — Pharmacy Alumni Weekend, Oxford