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 - 9:30am
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 - 3:30pm
Ohio Northern University student Katie Westgerdes, a fifth-year pharmacy major from Coldwater, Ohio, is ONU’s inaugural recipient of the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Award. The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy was one of 13 pharmacy schools from across the nation selected in 2011 to receive funding from the $1.1 million Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program.
Published: Fri, 06/15/2012 - 2:00pm
Ohio Northern University’s Raabe College of Pharmacy has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Pharmacy Council of Ghana and the school of pharmacy at the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) to begin preparations for implementing a doctoral program of pharmacy in Ghana.
The three groups will help KNUST transition its pharmacy education from the current bachelor’s to a Doctor of Pharmacy degree.This new partnership was sparked by a West African Health Organization initiative – of which Ghana is the lead country –to standardize medical education and the standard of care. With the region’s most advanced social, educational and political structures, Ghana has been selected to take the lead in moving West Africa’s pharmacy education forward.
Published: Wed, 06/06/2012 - 8:54am
Alumni, faculty and students from the Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University received numerous awards and honors during the 134rd Ohio Pharmacists Association (OPA) Annual Conference and Trade Show in Columbus, Ohio, from April 20-22.
Published: Wed, 05/23/2012 - 10:21am
Eleven students from the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy attended the 2012 National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Conference on National Legislation and Government Affairs in Washington, D.C., from May 7-10.
Published: Tue, 05/22/2012 - 3:36pm
Students in the Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy have formed a student chapter of the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC). More than 100 students comprise the newly formed group.
The purpose of this ONU student PMC chapter is to foster the development and awareness of personalized medicine both educationally and professionally. The organization consists of six sections based on the PMC document “The Case for Personalized Medicine”: technology, regulatory policy, payment, health information technology, genetic non-discrimination and medical education.
Published: Thu, 05/17/2012 - 2:45pm
Lauren Rupp, a fifth-year Ohio Northern University pharmacy student from Archbold, Ohio, and Deirdre Myers, a pharmacy instructor in ONU’s Raabe College of Pharmacy, have been awarded a 2012 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Walmart Scholarship.
Published: Mon, 04/30/2012 - 12:51pm
Ohio Northern University’s Kappa Epsilon (KE) will celebrate National Women’s Health Week by hosting women’s health events in the Ada, Kenton and Lima, Ohio, communities from April 17 to 27. This year’s theme is “It’s Your Time!”
KE will be at several local locations to distribute information about preventive screenings, increasing physical activity, nutrition, mental health and smoking cessation. In addition, they will offer blood pressure screenings and information on heart health.
Published: Fri, 04/13/2012 - 12:16pm
In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, 2012, Kappa Epsilon, the women’s professional pharmacy sorority, will be offering health education and screening in six different locations during April. The events will include information on preventive screenings, increasing physical activity, nutrition, mental health and smoking cessation. Kappa Epsilon members will also offer blood pressure screening and information on heart health.
4 p.m., Tuesday April 17, The ReStore
9 a.m. – 2p.m., Thursday April 19, Kroger in Kenton
Published: Tue, 04/10/2012 - 12:16pm