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School ranks in top 10 for funding

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The School of Pharmacy is recognized as a major research institution and has been highly ranked for years in terms of external research funding.

Resulting from a superior research program, the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy jumped to No. 7 for total extramural funding in 2014. Research funding is highly competitive and critical to the school’s national reputation. The school received $15.6 million in total extramural funding last year.


Incoming students receive white coats at annual ceremony

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Martin Love of Brandon receives his white coat from Dean David D. Allen.

On Aug. 13, the School of Pharmacy’s Class of 2019 participated in the school’s White Coat Ceremony at the Gertrude C. Ford Center for the Performing Arts. The annual tradition marks the completion of the students’ pre-pharmacy curriculum and their transition to the professional program.


Going Global: Part II
UM students provide care in Honduras

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Students say they had a ‘transformative’ experience while serving patients in Honduras.

Three professional pharmacy students joined David Gregory, associate dean for academic affairs, and 23 other volunteers on a medical mission trip to Copan, Honduras, this summer. Tate Davis, Christine Hayden and Mary Claire Jarrell managed pharmacy services in clinics that assisted more than 2,000 patients.


Pharmaceutics department celebrates course milestone

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The Hands-on Course in Tablet Technology has been recognized worldwide and has nearly 30 industry partners.

Several times per year, pharmaceutical industry representatives from across the nation gather in Oxford to hone their skills in advanced tableting technology. Held by the Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery, the Hands-on Course in Tablet Technology is celebrating its 50th course next month.


Family Tree  Pharmacy Matters, Family Matters:

Assistant professor proud to be part of HBCU PRIDE

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Lori Ward

With Mississippi having the highest obesity rate in the nation, pharmacists and researchers are working to combat this critical health issue. A pharmacy administration faculty member is doing her part by participating in obesity research training through the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Program to Increase Diversity Among Individuals Engaged in Health-Related Research.


Alumni Calendar of Events

Sept. 26 — Ole Miss vs. Vanderbilt — Sponsored by Walgreens
Oct. 24 — Ole Miss vs. Texas A&M — Sponsored by Fred’s Pharmacy
Nov. 7 — Ole Miss vs. Arkansas — Sponsored by The Harvard Drug Group
Nov. 21 — Ole Miss vs. LSU — Sponsored by Cardinal Health

Save the Date

April 15-16, 2016 — Pharmacy Alumni Weekend, Oxford

Thank You to Our Business Partner!

Our sincerest thanks goes to Cardinal Health, our platinum professional business partner, for its support.