Eshelman School of Pharmacy

David Steeb Receives American Pharmacists Association New Practitioner Award

January 26, 2018

David Steeb is the recipient of the 2018 Distinguished New Practitioner Award from the American Pharmacists Association. The award recognizes a new practitioner, within the first five years of practice, who has demonstrated distinctive achievements in mentorship, service and commitment to the profession of pharmacy. Steeb is a clinical assistant professor and director of global engagement… Read more »

Postdoc Bezençon Receives University of Basel Thesis Award

December 15, 2017

Jacqueline Bezençon, a postdoctoral research associate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy, received the 2017 Irma Tschudi-Steiner Award for the best female pharmaceutical sciences Ph.D. thesis at the University of Basel in Basel, Switzerland. Bezençon is a postdoc in the Division of Pharmacotherapy and Experimental Therapeutics at UNC…. Read more »

Kabanov to Lead Russian-American Science Society

December 13, 2017

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov is the president-elect of the Russian-American Science Association. Kabanov was elected to his new post at the organization’s annual meeting at Northwestern University in Chicago on Nov. 4 and 5, where he also received the George Gamow Award for his work in drug delivery. He is the Mescal Swaim Ferguson Distinguished Professor at… Read more »

PharmAlliance Conferences Bring Pharmacy World to Chapel Hill

November 21, 2017

The members of PharmAlliance gathered in Chapel Hill Nov. 15-19 as the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy hosted researchers and educators from Monash University in Melbourne, Australia and University College London in the United Kingdom for a five-day, two-part collaborative summit focusing on research and practice in pharmacy and the pharmaceutical sciences. PharmAlliance is a… Read more »

Kabanov Meets with Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan

November 9, 2017

Alexander “Sasha” Kabanov met with Serzh Sargsyan, president of Armenia, on Nov. 8, 2017, as part of a group of participants in the second All-Armenian Scientific Conference held in the capital city of Yerevan on Nov. 5-8. The delegation consisted of prominent Armenian scientists and scholars from the United States, Russia, France, Ireland, Denmark and other… Read more »

Jinan University Faculty Visit Natural Products Research Laboratories

October 18, 2017

Faculty from Jinan University visited the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy and its Natural Products Research Laboratories (NPRL) directed by Kenan Distinguished Professor Kuo-Hsiung Lee, on Oct. 16 and 17 for a symposium on the globalization of Chinese medicine. This symposium was organized by Katie Musgrove, the executive associate… Read more »

Thakker Takes Helm as Interim Dean of Eshelman School of Pharmacy

October 2, 2017

It’s Monday morning, Sept. 18, at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy. The dean’s parking spot is empty. So is the dean’s office. It’s Dhiren Thakker’s first day as the interim dean of the School, and he is still in his office on the third floor of Kerr Hall. His car is sitting in its usual place in the deck rather than the front-row spot reserved for the dean. Thakker said he is a couple weeks… Read more »