Alumni News Archives

September 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Dr. Noll...
September 25, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy had a wonderful time celebrating Homecoming over the weekend! We are so glad that many of you were able to join us. Please be sure to check out...
September 11, 2017 - Dr. Elizabeth Topp, Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, is co-leading a consortium of experts working to modernize a process called lyophilization that is...
September 1, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that our faculty and students have been selected to serve on the 2018 Indiana Pharmacists Alliance (IPA) and Academy Board....
August 30, 2017 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Emily Dykhuizen, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and...
August 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Dr. Danzhou...
August 28, 2017 - Dr. Zhong-Yin Zhang, the Robert C. and Charlotte P. Anderson Chair in Pharmacology and Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, has been named the new director of the...
August 24, 2017 – Dr. Qi (Tony) Zhou, Assistant Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy at Purdue University, has been awarded a R01 grant from NIH/NIAID to develop new inhalation therapies for...
August 15, 2017 - Candice Lange earned her bachelor's degree in pharmacy from Purdue. After a few years of working as a research supervisor at Eli Lilly and Co., she received an MBA from Indiana...
August 3, 2017 - Recent Purdue College of Pharmacy graduates Steve Ferris, Samuel Lewis, and Alison Switzer, along with Ryan Pendergast, a graduate of mechanical engineering, are the creators of...
July 17, 2017 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Mark Cushman, Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, has...
July 6, 2017 - Meridith Robins, a doctoral student in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology working in the laboratory of Dr. Richard Van Rijn, is the recipient of the Enoch...
June 22, 2017 - Dr. Stanley Shaw, Professor Emeritus of Nuclear Pharmacy, is the inaugural recipient of the Warren Weaver/Richard Penna Award from the Board of Pharmacy Specialties (BPS). This award...
June 9, 2017 - Purdue Pharmacy faculty, students, and alumni are making a difference in the State of Indiana. This week, Gov. Eric Holcomb had a bill signing ceremony for HB 1540, the Pharmacy...
June 7, 2017 – The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) announced yesterday the election of Dr. Stanley Shaw as the 2018-2019 Honorary President. He and the other officers will be installed at the...
May 19, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Val Watts as Associate Dean for Research effective July 1, 2017. Dr. Watts is Associate Head and Professor...
May 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Dr. Lynne Taylor,...
May 15, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to share the latest edition of Mortar & Pestle. Read it here.   
The Purdue College of Pharmacy was pleased to present two faculty scholar awards during its Faculty Retreat held on May 12, 2017. The Chaney Faculty Scholar Award was presented to Dr. Karen S. Hudmon...
May 9, 2017 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Alan Farkas, Pharmacist in the Purdue Pharmacy, is the recipient of the...
May 4, 2017 - In concurrence with Dean Designate Barker, the Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Danzhou Yang as Associate Dean for Graduate Programs effective...
April 27, 2017 - Nicole “Nikki” Sebahar, a 2017 PharmD Candidate, is the recipient of the France A. Córdova Leadership in Action Award. This award honors a graduating student who has...
April 26, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy’s Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO) chapter was pleased to host the 2nd annual Industry Pharmacist Symposium on April 8, 2017. Read...
April 26, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Dr. Emily...
Join the entire Purdue University community on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, as we come together for its annual Purdue Day of Giving, a university-wide effort to build a better, stronger, more...
April 20, 2017 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Michael Wendt, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and...
April 20, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Multicultural Programs (MCP). The College will host a Multicultural Programs Celebration, Honoring the...
April 20, 2017 – Three graduate students in the Purdue College of Pharmacy are the recipients of the 2016-2017 Teaching Academy Graduate Teaching Award. This award honors graduate students with...
April 17, 2017 - Kourtney Goode is the recipient of the 2017 Graduate School’s Excellence in Teaching Award, Purdue University’s highest award in recognition of graduate student teachers. Kourtney is...
Join us for Purdue Day of Giving on April 26, 2017! Join the entire Purdue University community on Wednesday, April 26, 2017, as we come together for its annual Purdue Day of Giving, a university-...
April 5, 2017 - Purdue Pharmacy student Hannah Zambrano has been selected to participate in the National Institute on Drug Abuse (NIDA) 2017 Summer Research Internship Program. The program provides...
March 31, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2017 Distinguished Pharmacy Alumni Awards and Career Achievement Award. These prestigious awards were...
March 30, 2017 - Purdue Pharmacy students McKenna Jennings and Dakota Richart (pictured L to R) are the recipients of the 2017 APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM)...
March 28, 2017 - Several student chapters of the Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO) participated in the 2017 Value of Industry Pharmacists (VIP) Advocacy Challenge, “The Paths to Industry...
March 28, 2017 - The National Cancer Institute (NCI) has begun a Phase I study titled "Indenoisoquinoline LMP744 in Adults with Relapsed Solid Tumors and Lymphomas". LMP744 is a new drug...
March 21, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Dr. Kimberly...
Purdue researchers have discovered a compound that could lead to the treatment of chronic pain without the need for patients to rely on opioids.  A team led by Val Watts, Associate Head and...
March 6, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is excited to share that Mary Tremaine, a first professional year PharmD student, has been selected as the 2017 Miss Purdue University. The Miss Purdue...
February 28, 2017 - Eric L. Barker will become Dean of the College of Pharmacy, effective July 1, 2017. Barker is Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology and has served as...
February 28, 2017 - Researchers have a new lead on drugs to fight pain and reduce opioid addiction. Read the full article that appeared online on February 27 in Science here. Dr. Watts,...
February 21, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Drs. Val...
February 13, 2017 - Through the Rx for Change program, pharmacy students at the Purdue College of Pharmacy and around the world are becoming advocates for healthy living in the communities they...
February 8, 2017 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Chelsea Anderson, Project Manager for the Center for Medication...
February 2, 2017 - Three Purdue faculty members, among them Dr. Sonak Pastakia, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, have been named to the 2017-2018 class of Jefferson Science Fellows, an...
January 24, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Dr. Tonglei...
January 20, 2017 - Dr. Emily Dykhuizen, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, has always been driven to "understand and cure disease but also to discover...
January 19, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to share that Linnette White, Director of the Office of Multicultural Programs, has been selected as a 2017 Executive Journey Fellow...
January 17, 2017 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to share news about a collaborative agreement with the Indian Health Service (IHS) Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience Program. The IHS...
December 15, 2016 – Dr. Marietta Harrison, Interim Director of the Regenstrief Center for Healthcare Engineering and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, is the recipient of...
December 2016 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Dr. Michael...
December 9, 2016 - Data on medication errors and adverse reactions can now be more easily analyzed to help make prescription medicines safer using SafeRx, a database platform developed by the Purdue...
December 9, 2016 - Four finalists for Dean of the College of Pharmacy will be on Purdue's West Lafayette campus for two-day interviews in January 2017. Each finalist will make a 30-minute public...
December 6, 2016 - Dr. Val J. Watts, Associate Head and Professor of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacy, is the 2016 recipient of the Chaney Faculty Scholar Award. This...
November 22, 2016 - Dean Craig Svensson has been elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society. Read...
November 2016 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month, we highlight Dr....
November 18, 2016 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Steve Byrn, Charles B. Jordan Professor of Medicinal Chemistry...
November 4, 2016 - Please join the College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Mark Cushman, Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, has been...
October 29, 2016 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the establishment of a dual-purpose endowment made possible by the generosity of Jeannie (BS 1961) and James Chaney. The...
October 28, 2016 – A newly published study has shown that an antiviral drug commonly used to treat HIV can cause heart abnormalities in people who have a genetic mutation in the enzyme that...
October 26, 2016 - Steve Abel, Purdue Associate Provost for Engagement and Professor in the College of Pharmacy, and John Hertig, Associate Director of the Purdue College of Pharmacy Center...
October 25, 2016 - Richard van Rijn, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, is researching the effects of highly caffeinated energy drinks and highly caffeinated...
In honor of National Pharmacy Week, thank you to the pharmacists in Indiana!  Your work to stop meth production protects consumers’ right to access necessary cold and allergy medicines....
October 2016 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Dr. Chang-...
October 7, 2016 - Please join the College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Mark Cushman, Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, has been...
September 30, 2016 – Announced earlier this week, Craig K. Svensson will step down as Dean of the Purdue College of Pharmacy effective July 1, 2017. A Search Advisory Committee has been formed...
September 29, 2016 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is excited to announce that the student team comprised of Katie Clark, Anne Rodino, and Alison Switzer have successfully completed four online...
September 28, 2016 – Craig K. Svensson has announced his intention to step down as Dean of the Purdue College of Pharmacy effective July 1, 2017. At that time, he will take a sabbatical to...
September 2016 The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to honor and recognize the outstanding research and scholarship generated by our faculty each month. This month we highlight Dr. Yoon Yeo,...
September 21, 2016 - Please join the College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Douglas LaCount, Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and...
September 13, 2016 - Four Purdue students have created an alternative to the plastic microbeads found in nearly all exfoliating soaps by using soy-based components. Soy-based beads are safe...
August 25, 2016 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Chang-Deng Hu, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular...
August 25, 2016 - Wasson Enterprise has partnered with the Purdue Foundry to help identify new ideas and technologies to accelerate bringing innovations to the marketplace. Purdue Pharmacy alumnus...
August 18, 2016 - With the ultimate goal of helping people end their dependence on tobacco, a summit targeting mental health professionals is scheduled for August 25, 2016, in Indianapolis. Dr....
August 3, 2016 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that two of our Distinguished Alumni were honored with two of the highest awards presented by the American Association of...
August 3, 2016 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Mark Cushman, Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, has...
July 14, 2016 - Cantabio Pharmaceuticals, Inc. and the Purdue Research Foundation have signed an agreement to advance development work on targeting DJ-1 protein for treating Parkinson's diseases. Dr...
July 7, 2016 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Daniel Flaherty, Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and...
June 23, 2016 - Karin Ejendal, a postdoctoral research associate in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology (MCMP), has been awarded a $5,000 Postdoc Challenge...
June 9, 2016 - Dean Jeff Roberts of the College of Science will be stepping down and transitioning to faculty effective July 9, 2016. At that time, Dean Craig Svensson, Dean of the College of...
June 8, 2016 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Drs. Gloria Sachdev, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy...
  May 3, 2016 - Select Purdue University students and alumni have been offered a Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant for the 2016-17 academic year. Among these individuals is Ayat...
April 27, 2016 – Purdue University graduate students were honored on April 26 at the 18th Annual Celebration of Graduate Teaching Excellence, hosted by the Office of the Provost, Teaching...
Join the entire Purdue University community on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, as we come together for the 3rd Annual Purdue Day of Giving, a university-wide effort to build a better, stronger, more...
April 1, 2016 - The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2016 Distinguished Pharmacy Alumni Awards and Career Achievement Award. These prestigious awards were...
March 23, 2016 – Third year professional PharmD students Steve Ferris, Samuel Lewis, and Alison Switzer, along with Ryan Pendergast, a junior studying mechanical engineering, make up the Purdue...
March 15, 2016 - The national Board of Pharmacy Specialties has appointed Purdue University's College of Pharmacy as the sole provider of continuing education that can be used toward...
March 15, 2016 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent recognitions at the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) annual meeting in...
March 2, 2016 - Dr. Kinam Park, Professor of Pharmaceutics, and other Purdue researchers are involved in a national effort to develop cancer treatments that harness nanotechnology. You may read...
February 26, 2016 – Today the Purdue University Board of Trustees approved the appointments of Dr. Danzhou Yang as the Martha and Fred Borch Chair of Cancer Therapeutics and Dr. Zhong-Yin Zhang...
February 25, 2016 - Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on their recent achievements. Dr. Mark Cushman, Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry...
February 10, 2016 - Ayat Abourashed, a senior in the Bachelor of Science in Pharmaceutical Sciences (BSPS) program, is one of thirteen Purdue University students and alumni selected as Fulbright...
Dr. Karen Hudmon, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, is featured in the February 2, 2016 edition of Purdue Today. Click here to read Dr. Hudmon’s profile about what inspired her to help change the...
The Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs and Provost’s Recognition Program was held on January 21, 2016, to honor administrative and professional staff who have reached 10 through 45...
Pharmacy alum John Nine (BS 1963, HDR 1983) is a strong supporter of Purdue University. Over the years, he has given back to the College of Pharmacy both financially and by sharing his time and...
Glucagon is typically unstable in acidic or basic aqueous solutions, inhibiting its use in medical devices such as pens or pumps. Researchers at Purdue have developed a method of stabilizing glucagon...
Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty on these recent appointments, awards, and honors.   Dr. V. Jo Davisson, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and...
Dr. Lynne Taylor, has been appointed as the Retter Professor of Pharmacy. This appointment is based on the recommendation of a panel of external reviewers and the Purdue College of Pharmacy promotion...
Dr. Kyle Hultgren, Director of the Center for Medication Safety Advancement, has founded Imagine Medical Device Inc., a medical device startup company devoted to helping people in the advanced stages...
The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Zhong-Yin Zhang as the new Head for the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology. Dr. Zhang is...
EVER TRUE: THE CAMPAIGN FOR PURDUE UNIVERSITY is an invitation to the Purdue family to join together, through private giving and personal involvement, to help arrive at answers—and, in doing so...
Purdue University has created a new lyophilization consortium, LyoHUB, to improve freeze-drying technology. Dr. Elizabeth Topp, Head of the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, and Dr....
An article appeared in The Exponent on September 22, 2015, about the flipped classroom. Instead of traditional large lecture hall settings, the classroom settings have been flipped to make smaller...
Dr. Arun Ghosh, Ian P. Rothwell Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, is the recipient of the 2015 Herbert Newby McCoy Award. The award recognizes Dr. Ghosh for his...
Prof. Jane Krause, Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, is the recipient of the 2015 Bowl of Hygeia Award for the State of Indiana. This award recognizes pharmacists who possess...
Please join the Purdue College of Pharmacy in congratulating the following faculty who have recently received external funding for their research. Dr. Karen Hudmon, Professor of Pharmacy Practice...
2015 Murphy Award recipient Dr. Kim Plake, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, will be honored as a Purdue University Teaching Academy Fellow at the Teaching Academy Induction Ceremony on...
The Purdue College of Pharmacy hosted an event on September 10, 2015, where unwanted medications could be safely disposed of in a licensed facility--the Purdue Retail Pharmacy. Indiana Attorney...
Dr. Eric Barker, Associate Dean for Research and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology at the Purdue College of Pharmacy, has been appointed by the American Society for...
Dr. G. Marc Loudon, Gustav E. Cwalina Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, has retired after 38 years of service at the Purdue College of Pharmacy. A retirement celebration was held in his...
Memorial services for Ms. Jackie Jimerson, former Director of the Office of Multicultural Programs, will be held: Friday, September 11, 2015 3:30-6:00 PM Black Cultural Center Purdue University...
The College of Pharmacy regrets to announce the passing of Ms. Jackie Jimerson, former Director of the Office of Multicultural Programs. Arrangements are being planned for a memorial service on...
The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has recognized Rx-SafeNet in its bi-weekly digest. Rx-SafeNet is highlighted as an example of innovative research initiatives conducted by...
Purdue Pharmacy alumna Dr. Sherine Abdelmawla (PhD 2007, Medicinal Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology) is part of a team that founded a startup company that developed a platform to produce...
In May 2015, Brian Shepler, Assistant Dean for Experiential Learning and Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, along with Brooke Linn, Assistant Director of the Office of Advising,...
June 24, 2015 - Dr. Arun Ghosh, Ian P. Rothwell Distinguished Professor of Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry, has been named a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry. This is a tremendous honor...
Dr. Yoon Yeo, Associate Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, has been appointed as a standing member of the Developmental Therapeutics Study Section of the National Institutes of Health (...
Brooke Linn, Assistant Director of Student Services at the College of Pharmacy, along with her Purdue colleagues Colleen Brown, Kaletra Dispennett, and Jennifer Fecher, won the Best in Region V Award...
A celebration was held on May 21, 2015, in honor of Dr. Joseph Borowitz, Professor of Pharmacology, who will retire on June 30th after 46 years of dedicated service in the Department of Medicinal...
The College of Pharmacy class of 2015 has designated funds from their Senior Class Gift to establish the Philip C. Slater Scholarship in honor of their classmate and friend who passed away in 2012....
Six student members of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) have been appointed to serve as student representatives on the ASHP Policy Committees for 2015-2016. Of those six,...
Dr. Chris Rochet, Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, was featured in a segment about Alzheimer's research on WLFI News 18 on April 30, 2015. You can view the...
After 38 years of service at the Purdue College of Pharmacy, Dr. Marc Loudon, Gustav E. Cwalina Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, gave his last lecture for MCMP 204 on May 1, 2015. He...
Edward Sheridan is a recipient of the 2015 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Master Preceptor Recognition Program (MPRP) which nationally recognizes preceptors for their commitment...
Mark Your Calendar for the 2nd Annual Purdue Day of Giving on April 29, 2015 For the first time in Purdue’s history, the entire University community came together for a Purdue Day of Giving...
The College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that the 2015 Pharmacy Women’s Leadership Award was presented to Joanne Barrick (BS 1984) during the Pharmacy Women for Purdue (PWFP) spring...
The Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) National Student Pharmacist Pharmacy & Therapeutics (P&T) Competition Semi-Finals were held at the AMCP Annual Meeting in San Diego, California, on...
The Distinguished Pharmacy Alumni Program was held on Friday, April 10, 2015. The Purdue College of Pharmacy is pleased to name the following individuals Pharmacy Distinguished Alumni in recognition...
The College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that the following faculty promotions were approved by the Purdue Board of Trustees on April 10, 2015. Congratulations! Dr. Chang-Deng Hu, promotion to...
On April 8, 2015, Dr. Monica Miller, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, received the Erin Slater Mentoring Achievement Award from the Purdue Chapter of College Mentors for Kids during...
On March 30, 2015, Brooke Linn, Assistant Director of Student Services, and Brian Shepler, Assistant Dean for Experiential Learning, organized a site visit at Bristol-Myers Squibb located in...
Purdue researchers, including Dr. Val Watts, Interim Head and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, have identified a new class of chemical insecticides that could provide...
March 26, 2015 - Dr. Kim Plake, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, is a 2015 recipient of the Charles B. Murphy Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award. The Murphy Award, named after Charles...
The Indiana Pharmacists Alliance is pleased to announce that Randy Hitchens has joined IPA as the new Executive Vice President. Randy has over 25 years of broad healthcare experience across...
March 23, 2015 - Purdue College of Pharmacy alumnus Dr. James Cloyd (BS 1971) has been selected to receive the Sumner J. Yaffe Lifetime Achievement Award in Pediatric Pharmacology and...
February 23, 2015 - Pharmacy Distinguished Alumnus Johnnie Early II (MS 1976, PhD 1979) was honored during Black History Month in a 13abc.com segment of This is Home as one of the 50 most...
February 11, 2015 – A collaborative student research project lead to a book about Purdue graduates from the class of 1904. The collection of essays includes one about Pharmacy alum Richard...
February 3, 2015 - The 12th Annual Garnet E. Peck Symposium will be held during February 25-27, 2015. The theme this year is "Clinical and Commercial Translation of Drug Delivery...
January 27, 2015 - Dr. Yoon Yeo, Associate Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, was profiled in Purdue Today. read more
January 20, 2015 - Dr. Mark Cushman, Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, has been selected to receive a University of California San Francisco 150th Anniversary Alumni...
January 15, 2015 - The Chao Center for Industrial Pharmacy and Contract Manufacturing will increase its pharmaceutical development and production to include other drugs for niche...
January 8, 2015 - Dr. Jasmine Gonzalvo, Clinical Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Clinical Pharmacy Specialist for Ambulatory Care, has been elected to the...
December 20, 2014 - Dr. Alan Zillich has been appointed the William S. Bucke Professor. He also serves as Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and holds appointments at the...
December 19, 2014 - Dr. Karen Hudmon, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, is leading a project that will create “virtual patients" and educational assessments to help medical,...
December 18, 2014 - Dr. Mark Cushman, Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, has been awarded a new U.S. patent entitled “Synthesis and use of dual tyrosyl-DNA phosphodiesterase I...
December 12, 2014 - Dr. Lynne Taylor, Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, is the recipient of the Chaney Faculty Scholar Award, the highest research award given to faculty by the...
December 10, 2014 - Dr. Jay Fajiculay, Regulatory Pharmaceutical Fellow in Drug Information in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, has teamed up with ITaP to provide pharmacy students with...
Dr. Alex Isaacs, Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, has been elected as Secretary to the Indiana College of Clinical Pharmacy.
Dr. Rodolfo Pinal has been elected to the Purdue University Innovator Hall of Fame. The Innovator Hall of Fame recognizes Purdue faculty members who have developed new technologies and...
Four faculty and staff from the College of Pharmacy were recognized at the tenth annual Purdue Research Foundation Inventors Recognition Reception on Thursday, November 18th. read more
Dr. Chiwook Park, Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, has been selected as the recipient of the 2015 Dr. Aziz Teacher of the Year Award. This award,...
Dr. John Hertig of the Center for Medicaiton Safety Awareness has been awarded the Glen Sperandio Hospital Pharmacist of the Year Award by the Indiana Society of Health-System...
The Purdue College of Pharmacy won 1st place nationally in the ACCP Clinical Pharmacy Challenge at the annual meeting in Austin, Texas. This national competition was preceded by four rounds...
Dr. Noll Campbell, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, was recently selected to receive the Tony and Mary Hulman Health Achievement Award in the field...
Dr. Rodolfo Pinal, Associate Professor of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy, is also Chief Scientific Officer at Biokorf LLC, a pharmaceutical startup based on a Purdue University innovation that...
The Purdue Kenya Team has been awarded an Indiana Campus Compact Grant for Student Community Service entitled “Tumaini: Students Working with Kids for Kids” in the amount of $1,000. The...
Ryan Cross, a graduate student in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, has been selected as one of eight students in the nation to receive a Mortar Board National...
Jane E. Krause, Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, was presented the Cardinal Health Generation Rx Champions Award at the annual meeting of the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance on...
September 15, 2014 - Dr. Mark Cushman, Distinguished Professor of Medicinal Chemistry, and his colleagues have been awarded two patents. The first patent is entitled "Azaindenoisoquinoline...
Dr. Richard Borch, Lilly Distinguished Professor and Head of the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, and his wife, Anne, have given nearly $1 million to create...
Dr. Karen Hudmon, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, and Dr. Greg Hockerman, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, have been appointed as University Faculty Scholars....
Dr. Alan Zillich has been appointed Professor and Head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice effective September 1, 2014. read more
Dr. Carol Post, Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, has been elected as President-Elect of The Protein Society. This is a wonderful recognition of the confidence of...
The annual Indiana Pharmacy Teaching Certificate (IPTeC) Conference was held at Butler University on August 14-15, 2014. The primary goal of the IPTeC Program is to provide pharmacy residents,...
Dr. Ryan Drenan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, has been awarded a new five-year R01 grant from NIH/NIDA for a total of $1,677,829. The...
Professor Emerita Mary Losey (BS 1960, MS 1966) was highlighted in an alumni story for her philanthropy to the university. You were able to read about how supporting scholarships is important to her...
Dr. Ryan Drenan, Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, is using several new strains of mice expressing fluorescently-labeled nicotine receptors...
Julia Shlensky, a P3 student from Munster, Indiana, wrote an article for the May-June issue of the Student Pharmacist for AphA. Great job Julia! read article
Dr. Val J. Watts has been named as the Interim Department Head for the Department of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology, effective August 1. read more
A new pharmacy technician law championed by Purdue University College of Pharmacy's Center for Medication Safety Advancement is to take effect. The law creates minimum core competencies for...
Dr. Dan Degnan, of the Center for Medication Safety Advancement, has been selected as the President Elect of the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance for 2015. Dr. Degnan will be sworn...
In the June 2014 edition of The Pharmacologist (Vol. 56, No. 2), Dr. Charles Rutledge, Dean Emeritus of the College of Pharmacy, is highlighted in “ASPET Member Focus” (pages 33...
Todd Bauer (BS in Chemistry, DeSales University, 2012; MS in Medicinal Chemistry & Molecular Pharmacology, Purdue University, 2014) was recently named a 2014 Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching...
Our Purdue Pharmacy Kenya Program team (Drs. Ellen Schellhase, Sonak Pastakia, Monica Millerand Rakhi Karwa) has been selected as a regional winner and finalist for the C....
Dr. Noll L. Campbell, Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, has received a new K23 Award from the National Institutes of Health to support his project entitled,...
Dr. Alan J. Zillich has discovered that low-risk Medicare patients entering home health care who received medication therapy management by phone were three times less likely to be...
Dr. Yoon Yeo’s manuscript entitled “Nanoparticle Characterization: State of the Art, Challenges, and Emerging Technologies” has been recognized as one of the Ten Most Read...
Dr. Jasmine D. Gonzalvo is the recipient of the 2014 Award for Excellence in Distance Learning, supplemental materials, for a resource library she created for Introduction to Advanced...
Alumna Dr. Marilyn Speedie received the 2014 Remington Honor Medal, the highest honor bestowed by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA). Dr. Speedie was selected in recognition of the...
Dr. Tonglei Li was appointed as Associate Dean for Graduate Programs, effective May 1st. read more
Dr. Eric Barker's suggestion inspired a new application, called Convoy, which aggregates PowerPoint slides, class handouts, videos, images, online material and note-taking functionality into...
JeanAnne "Jeannie" D. Chaney, who earned her bachelor's degree in pharmaceutical sciences from Purdue in 1961, and her husband, James B. Chaney, have given $1 million to create the...
Three MCMP students - Mitali Tambe, Yuchen Wang, and Tarsis Brust - won first place in the Sigma Xi Life Sciences Poster Competition. MCMP swept the entire Life Sciences division for the campus-wide...
Two graduate students, Monica P. Soto Velasquez and Tarsis F. Brust, have received national travel awards from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). The...
Laurie L. Parker, assistant professor of medicinal chemistry and molecular pharmacology, is developing a method to detect if cancer-inhibiting drugs are entirely blocking the activity of enzymes,...
A new organizational structure for the College of Pharmacy has been put in place. Included in the reorganization is the creation of a new position of Assistant Dean for Experiential Education and the...
We regret to communicate the passing of Dr. Richard Gibbs, Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Professor of Medicinal Chemistry and Molecular Pharmacology. Dr. Gibbs died on Monday, February...
Dr. Sonak Pastakia, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, was selected to receive the 2014 Phi Delta Chi Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award. read more
Dr. Brian M. Shepler has accepted the newly-created position of Assistant Dean for Experiential Education. In this position, Dr. Shepler will provide oversight of the experiential elements...
Dr. Steven R. Abel has been appointed as Associate Vice President for Engagement at Purdue University. On behalf of the College of Pharmacy, Dean Svensson expressed sincere appreciation for...
We regret to communicate the passing of Dr. George Yim, former faculty member and Department Head in our College. Dr. Yim died on Monday, December 2nd. We offer our deepest condolences to his family...
Professors Eric L. Barker and Kevin M. Sowinski were inducted into Purdue's Book of Great Teachers. read more
Dr. Robert L. Geahlen was elected as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. read more
Kyle Hultgren, managing director for the Center for Medication Safety Advancement, received the Indiana Pharmacists Alliance 2013 President's Award. The alliance is a professional association...
The Purdue University College of Pharmacy earned the top spot in Pharmacy Technician Review's inaugural list of the top 75 pharmacy schools in the United States. read more
The Indiana Pharmacists Alliance selected Gloria Sachdev as the recipient of the 2013 Excellence in Innovation Award for outstanding advancement of pharmacy practice. The alliance...

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