Dr. David Kisor, professor of pharmacokinetics, was involved in the development of the drug nelarabine, a guanine derivative, used in the treatment of T-cell lymphoma and leukemia, a form of cancer that attacks the white blood cells. In September, Kisor will present a review of nelarabine at an international conference, 2009 - 2012 T-Cell Lymphomas: work in progress, held in Bologna, Italy.
Published: Mon, 08/20/2012 - 3:50pm
The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy, along with Kroger Pharmacy, has received a Community Pharmacy Foundation grant that will focus on a community-based pharmacogenetic study looking at a person’s genetics relative to drug therapy.
Published: Wed, 08/15/2012 - 1:51pm
Ohio Northern University student Cortney Phillips, a sixth-year pharmacy major from Akron, Ohio, was awarded the Partners In Pharmacy scholarship from the National Community Pharmacy Foundation Association (NCPA).
Phillips was recognized for her exemplary academic performance, community service, and demonstrated commitment to independent pharmacy. Shewill receive $2,000 and will be recognized at the national NCPA convention in October.
Published: Thu, 08/09/2012 - 2:26pm
Cortney Phillips, a sixth-year pharmacy student from Perrysburg, Ohio, has been named recipient of a Partners in Pharmacy Scholarship. In addition to a $2000 scholarship toward tuition and books, she will also be attending the NCPA (National Community Pharmacists Association) Annual Convention in San Diego, Calif.
The scholarships are awarded based on leadership qualities, academic achievement and demonstrated interest in a career in independent pharmacy.
Published: Fri, 08/03/2012 - 2:27pm
Ohio Northern University student Megan Bensi, a fifth-year pharmacy major from Kirtland, Ohio, garnered third place in a student poster presentation at the Drug Information Association (DIA) 2012 Annual Meeting in Philadelphia on June 24-28.
At the convention, Bensi competed against 20 graduate-level students. Her poster, titled “Evaluating Consumer Understanding of Prescription Label Information: An Assessment of USP 2011 Recommendations,” was chosen from a pool of more than 100 students in multiple disciplines from around the world.
Published: Fri, 08/03/2012 - 1:19pm
Two students from Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy were appointed to prominent national positions within the student committees of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP).
Calvin Ice, a sixth-year pharmacy student from Rawson, Ohio, was named chair of the Pharmacy Student Forum Leadership Development Advisory Group for the 2012-13 academic year. Ice served on this committee in the 2011-12 academic year.
Published: Wed, 08/01/2012 - 1:31pm
Jeffery C. Allison, professor of pharmacy practice, has successfully completed the examination to become a Board Certified Geriatric Pharmacist (CGP).
The Commission for Certification in Geriatric Pharmacy (CCGP) has over 1,700 Certified Geriatric Pharmacists, representing eight countries, 49 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.
Published: Tue, 07/24/2012 - 3:30pm
Jenelle Sobotka, professor and endowed chair of pharmacy practice at Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy, will deliver the closing session speech at the Texas Pharmacy Association’s Rxperts Conference and Expo in The Woodlands, Texas, on July 26-29.
Published: Mon, 07/23/2012 - 11:03am
David F. Kisor, professor of pharmacokinetics, took part in a meeting to discuss pharmacy education competencies related to genetics and pharmacogenetics, hosted June 19 by the National Human Genome Research Institute (NHGRI) of the National Institutes of Health. The meeting was specifically centered around the potential use of the Genetics/Genomics Competency Center (G2C2) by pharmacy. Kisor represented the Raabe College of Pharmacy in an ongoing effort to help keep the college on the forefront of pharmacogenetic/pharmacogenomic education.
Published: Fri, 07/13/2012 - 10:30am
Dr. Tom Kier, associate dean of pharmacy operations, and three students attended the 61st annual session of the University of Utah School of Medicine's School on Alcoholism and Other Drug Dependencies, June 17-22, 2012.
Published: Tue, 07/03/2012 - 4:30pm