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News Releases 2019


December 18

Humana, UHCOP Department Partner on New Health Outcomes Fellowship

December 16

McConnell Lab Converts Progenitor Stem Cells in Biological Pacemaker-like Cells

December 11 

Tam Earns ASHP Foundation Literature Award for Sustained Contributions

December 6 

UHCOP Students Present 35 Research Posters at 2019 ASHP Midyear Meeting


November 13

Discovery of Plectin Biomarker May Yield New Attack Plan Against Cancer Stem Cells

November 6

UHCOP Lab Finds Hospital Disinfectants Falling Short in Eradicating Cdiff. Superbug 

November 2

PhD Students Among Finalists, Honorees at UH Graduate Research Showcase


October 31

Researcher Developing New Therapeutic Approach to Blood Brain Barrier Repair in Ischemic Stroke

October 30

SCCP Claims History-making 2nd Consecutive ACCP 'Outstanding Chapter' Award

October 29

First-year Students Celebrate Cultural Heritage at 27th Annual International Day 

October 24

PharmD/PhD Candidate Receives National Express Scripts Scholarship from AACP

October 17

Professor Emeritus Prince Elected SIDP Fellow

October 11 

IPhO Chapter Climbs to 2nd in Nation in Consecutive 'Top 5' Finishes

October 8

Mading Society of College Benefactors Welcomes 11 Inductees, 2 Red Coat Honorees

October 4

Students Mark 'Pharmacists Month' with Free Screenings, Immunizations and Education


September 30

PharmD Student Wins Award for Project to Improve Oncology Drug Literature to Pediatric Patients, Caregivers

September 27

Pharmacological & Pharmaceutical Sciences Welcomes New Faculty, Department Chair 

September 27

Aparasu Book on Research Design and Drug Literature Gets 2nd Edition, New Publisher 

September 23

College Welcomes New Pharmacy Practice Faculty Members Davis, Gee and Wollen


August 20

PHOP Students Receive Travel Awards to Present at Pharmacoepidemiology, Cancer Research Meetings

August 9

Students and Postdocs Present Projects at 7th Annual PPS Research Symposium 

August 5

Pharmacy Students Provide Education, Screenings to 8,400-plus at Houston Mayor's Back 2 School Fest 


July 31

UHCOP Wins 3rd Consecutive SNPhA Large Chapter of Year Title at Nationals

July 22 

Academic Fellow, UHCOP Alumna Wins Best Poster Award at AACP 

July 15 

College Welcomes 2nd Class of Academic Pharmacy Fellows 


June 24
Prince Earns Professor Emeritus Status from University of Houston System Board of Regents

June 19
Pharmaceutics PhD Alumna Lei Wu Appointed Research Assistant Professor

June 10
Longtime Pharmacy Educator, Research Lindsay Schwarz Retires from UHCOP

June 6
PHOP PhD Candidate Receives Best Student Podium Presentation Award at ISPOR 2019

June 1
PharmD Alumna, Pediatric Pharmacist Briget Martinez Joins UHCOP RGV Satellite Program


May 23
College Sets New Record Year in Research, Moves Up in AACP Rankings

May 22
NIH Awards McConnell $459K Grant to Study Receptor as Novel Therapeutic Target for Heart Failure

May 20
Alumna Tipton Receives The Houston Program's Inaugural Roger Anderson Leadership Award

May 20
Alumna Gessner-Wharton Elected TSHP Secretary-elect

May 17
UHCOP Faculty Members Recognized for Teaching, Research and Service

May 15
Ruan's Single-Polypeptide Chain Insulin May Offer Cheaper, Longer-lasting Product for Diabetes

May 14
PHOP Earn Travel Awards to Attend, Present Projects at ISPOR Meeting in New Orleans

May 10
College Honors Top Preceptors for Experiential Education Excellence in 2018-19 

May 10
UHCOP Welcomes New Pharm.D., Ph.D. and M.S. Graduates at Commencement

May 9
Graduating Students Draw Awards for Outstanding Scholarship, Service and Skills

May 1
Thornton, New Research Center to Use $3.34M Grant for Prescription Misuse Prevention Effort


April 29

Deprescribing, Drug Monitoring Programs Focus of 3rd Medication Safety Symposium

April 19

Alumni Draw Top Honors for Research, Leadership and Service at TSHP Annual Seminar

April 17

Students Win Competition Awards, Election and Scholarship at 2019 TSHP Annual Seminar 

April 8 

UHCOP Represented by 2 of 3 Teams in TSHP Leadership Challenge Competition


March 30 

Mirjamali Finishes in 1st Runner-up Spot at National Patient Counseling Competition

March 29

UHCOP Student Appointed to AMCP National Student Pharmacist Committee

March 28

UHCOP's Upsilon Wins Phi Lambda Sigma Chapter of Year; Reyna Elected to National Office

March 28

ASP Chapter Wins 'Operation Immunization' Award at APhA-ASP National Meeting 

March 26

UHCOP Class of 2018 PharmD Grads Post State's Highest First Time Pass Rate on NAPLEX

March 6

UHCOP Team Earns 'Honorable Mention' in National AMCP P&T Competition

March 6

March 20 Seminar Aims to Boost Undergraduate Interest in Cancer Health Disparities


Garey Collaborates with TAMU on NIH-funded Study of Failling Metronidazole Therapy

Dean Pritchard 'Guest of Honor' at Feb. 27 Edinburg Reception for UH Rio Grande Valley Alumni

ASP Chapter Among 3 Nationwide to Get Invite to Present 'Women's Health' Work at APhA Meeting

College Remembers Beloved Teacher, Accomplished Researcher Mohammad Asghar

Mirjamali Returning to National Patient Counseling Competition After 2nd Local Win

Aparasu Accepts Fulbright Post to Advise Indonesian University on Pharmacy Research, Curriculum

ASP Chapter Organizes 'Heart Hustle' Run/Walk to Promote Cardiovascular Health, Support AHA


UHCOP AMCP Announces Winning Team of Pharmacy & Therapeutics Competition

Infectious Diseases Researcher, Professor Randall Prince Retires from UH

College Welcomes New Director of Advancement Beth Kungel Borck 


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