Leadership Maryland Graduate from School of Pharmacy

December 14, 2006

Margaret A. Hayes, director of Student Educational Services & Outreach, recently completed an eight-month long leadership development program sponsored by Leadership Maryland.

Balassone Lecturer Brings Lessons From Pluto

December 12, 2006

Marilyn K. Speedie, PhD, dean of the University of Minnesota College of Pharmacy and a former professor and department chair at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy is guest speaker at the recent 2006 Francis S. Balassone Memorial Lecture.

McPherson Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

November 16, 2006

Dr. Mary Lynn McPherson was selected for the W. Arthur Purdum Lifetime Achievement Award from the Maryland Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists.

Dean Knapp Announces Retirement

November 14, 2006

Knapp is stepping down after what will be an 18-year tenure as head of the nationally ranked Top 10 school and will take a one-year sabbatical.

First Ever Leadership Fair at School

November 13, 2006

Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS) and APhA-ASP, hosted the School’s first ever Leadership Fair on October 16 to honor leaders among the profession of pharmacy.

UMB Employee of the Month from School of Pharmacy

November 6, 2006

Lisa Calvert Chalk was selected University of Maryland Baltimore’s Employee of the Month for October.

NCPA Annual Conference Big Success

November 6, 2006

The National Community Pharmacists’ Association (NCPA) held its 108th Annual Convention and Trade Exposition October 7 – 11 this year at the Venetian Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.

Tricks, Treats, and Cautionary Tales at Diabetes Halloween Party

November 1, 2006

A routine lesson about diabetes turned into a morning of fun the day before Halloween for 55 Baltimore elementary school students, thanks to the Student Government Association (SGA) at the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy.

PSC Runs Race to Raise Money for Breast Cancer Research

October 24, 2006

Seventeen faculty, students, and friends from the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences formed team UMB-PSC to participate in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure 5K run on Oct. 21.

School of Pharmacy / State Board Cosponsor NABP/AACP District Conference

October 19, 2006

Representatives from 17 regional state boards of pharmacy and over 20 schools and colleges of pharmacy converged on Baltimore last week for a two-day conference.

Retirement Celebration for Dr. Larry Augsburger

October 19, 2006

A retirement celebration honoring Dr. Larry Augsburger, PhD, Shangraw Professor of Industrial Pharmacy and Pharmaceutics, was held on Tuesday, October 10 at the School.

Students Appear on WJZ

October 9, 2006

To help celebrate October as American Pharmacists Month, School of Pharmacy PharmD students appeared on WJZ-TV’s “Manic Monday” segment on October 2 to recognize pharmacists’ contribution to healthcare.