Eshelman School of Pharmacy

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 »

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 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 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »