Eshelman School of Pharmacy

UNC Chancellor Carol Folt; Jinghui Liu, secretary-general of the China Scholarship Council; and dean Bob Blouin, sign the first MOU between the CSC and a pharmacy school.

China Scholarship Council Inks First-of-Its-Kind Agreement with UNC Pharmacy School

The China Scholarship Council (CSC) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy to provide financial assistance for Chinese students studying pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In a ceremony at the Carolina Inn on Monday,… Read more »

Jianwei Zhu,, chair professor of the Shanghai Jiao Tong University, joins Dhiren Thakker, associate dean for entrepreneur development and engagement, in formalizing a collaboration between SJTU and the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Eshelman School of Pharmacy Signs Agreement with Shanghai Jiao Tong University

September 15, 2016

After two years of conversations, representatives from the Univerisity of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy visited Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) in Shanghai, China, in May to sign a memorandum of understanding formalizing collaboration between the two universities. Stephen Eckel, associate dean for global engagement and a clinical associate professor in the Division… Read more »

K.H. Lee

K.H. Lee Receives Hong Kong Baptist University Award for Advancing Chinese Medicine

Kuo-Hsiung Lee was chosen to receive the Third Cheung On Tak International Award for Outstanding Contribution to Chinese Medicine from Hong Kong Baptist University’s School of Chinese Medicine. Lee is the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy and director of the Natural Products… Read more »

Stephen Eckel

Stephen Eckel Appointed Associate Dean for Global Engagement

Stephen Eckel has been appointed associate dean for global engagement of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy effective Feb. 1, succeeding Dhiren Thakker, who served in the role for the past eight years. Eckel will be responsible for identifying and pursuing strategic partnerships to expand the research, education and practice mission of the… Read more »

Lindsey James and Alex Tropsha each received a grant in the inaugural round of PharmAlliance awards.

Monash, UCL, UNC Advance PharmAlliance Partnership

PharmAlliance, the research, education and practice partnership between three of the world’s most highly regarded schools of pharmacy — Monash University, University College London (UCL) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill — has announced its first round of grant funding. Established in March 2015, PharmAlliance enables the partners to pursue new educational,… Read more »

Left to right: S.A. Dhanaraj, G. Parthasarathi, David Steeb, Ron Strauss, Bhojraj Suresh, Dhiren Thakker, P. A. Kushalappa, Miranda Law

Eshelman School of Pharmacy Signs MOU with Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University

Representatives from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy and UNC Global visited Jagadguru Sri Shivarathreeswara University (JSSU) in Mysore, India, Jan. 19-21 to sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) formalizing the partnership between the universities and to explore areas for collaboration in pharmacy. Ronald Strauss, executive vice provost and… Read more »

Dhiren Thakker and Kailas Thakker have pledged $100,000 to fund the first Global Pharmacy Scholarships at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy.

Faculty Leader Funds First Global Pharmacy Scholarships

Dhiren Thakker and Kailas Thakker have pledged $100,000 to fund the first Global Pharmacy Scholarships at the Eshelman School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Dhiren Thakker is the Howard Q. Ferguson Distinguished Professor at the school and associate dean for entrepreneurial development and global engagement. Kailas Thakker is president… Read more »

Moldova is a country in Eastern Europe located between Romania to its west and Ukraine to its north, east, and south.

Moldova’s Ambassador Speaks at School of Pharmacy

November 10, 2014

Igor Munteanu, the Moldovan ambassador to America, spoke on the current state and possible future of Moldova during a presentation to students last Wednesday at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Munteanu presented an image of Moldova that was united with European Union in his talk at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. “Integration… Read more »