Eshelman School of Pharmacy

Jackie Zeeman

School of Pharmacy Faculty Member Honored with International New Investigator Award

When University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill clinical assistant professor Jackie Zeeman conducts research, she’s hoping her findings will leave the world a little better than she found it. Her most recent work, “Identifying Traits and Building Consensus on Priority Leadership and Professionalism Attributes in Pharmacy Education,” left that mark on an international level…. Read more »

Chinese Student Immersion Program Kicks Off Its Second Year

Undergraduate students from eight Chinese universities arrived July 14 at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy for the Innovations and Transformations in Pharmaceutical Sciences (ITPS) program. During the four-week experience, the visiting students live on Carolina’s campus and learn more about pharmacy school in the United States, as well… Read more »

Eshelman School Postdoc Wins Lush Prize for Artificial Intelligence Chemical Toxicity Research

January 22, 2019

Vinicius Alves, a postdoctoral research associate at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy Catalyst for Rare Diseases, is a recipient of the 2018 Lush Prize Young Researcher award. The Lush Prize rewards international initiatives across science and campaigning that work to end or replace animal testing, particularly in the area of toxicology research, and is accompanied by a… Read more »

Students Make International Impact through Global Pharmacy Scholars Program

December 5, 2018

Until recently, cancer patients at Tikur Anbessa Hospital in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, were unable to receive chemotherapy involving high doses of methotrexate — a treatment commonly used for a wide variety of cancers. High-dose methotrexate treatment requires pharmacist involvement in supportive care to prevent severe toxicities. Clinical pharmacists at Tikur Anbessa had neither the protocol… Read more »

In First-of-Its-Kind Partnership, China Scholarship Council Sends Three Pharm.D. Students to UNC

October 5, 2018

Three Pharm.D. students from China began classes at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy this September, thanks to a first-of-its-kind scholarship partnership. The students are supported financially by the China Scholarship Council, which signed a five-year agreement with the School last year. The partnership is the first the CSC has had with any pharmacy school. Feiyun Ma, Xiaorui… Read more »

New Program Connects Chinese Students with UNC Pharmacy

August 28, 2018

Thirty-six undergraduate pharmacy students from China concluded a four-week survey course at the UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy on August 10. The Innovations and Transformations in Pharmaceutical Sciences (ITPS) program gave UNC graduate students, postdoctoral fellows and faculty members the opportunity to teach and interact with the Chinese students. The ITPS program is in its… Read more »

Qi Joins Eshelman School of Pharmacy to Support China Projects

Xiao “Ashley” Qi has joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy as the associate director of China initiatives. Qi will support the school’s efforts to find and evaluate opportunities to establish research and pharmacy-education partnerships in China. Qi’s primary focus will be leading the development of the school’s relationships… Read more »