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  • SoP students collect empty Coca-Cola products to help WVU Medicine Children's

    Friday, October 5, 2018

    SoP students collect empty Coca-Cola products to help WVU Medicine Children's The Industry Pharmacist Organization (IPhO) chapter at WVU started with one can and built a mountain. They've been collecting the empty Coca-Cola cans and bottles to raise money for WVU Medicine Children's. For each can or bottle donated, Coca-Cola is donating $5!  The drive will continue until 3 p.m. today. Thanks to everyone at the Health Sciences Center for participating. #Let'sGo!

  • WVU APhA-ASP celebrates American Pharmacists Month

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    WVU APhA-ASP celebrates American Pharmacists Month October is American Pharmacists Month. WVU APhA-ASP and other student organizations will sponsor an entire month full of events to help celebrate the profession. Check out the list below and mark your calendar.

  • Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences Seminar Series

    Tuesday, October 2, 2018

    Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences Seminar Series Please join the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy on Oct. 9 at 1:00 p.m. in Room 3084 HSC-N for the Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences Seminar Series.  John D. Imig, Ph.D., will present, "Eicosanoid Drugs: Prospects for Treating Human Diseases." Imig is a professor of pharmacology and toxicology as well as director of the Drug Discovery Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin.

  • First-year pharmacy students discuss the importance of cultural awareness in healthcare

    Thursday, September 27, 2018

    First-year pharmacy students discuss the importance of cultural awareness in healthcare Fasting is a common practice in many religions, but what if a patient’s religious beliefs keep him or her from taking a life-saving medication? How do pharmacists work around language barriers? To create cultural awareness among first-year students (P-1) and help them to navigate related challenges in a professional, caring way, the WVU School of Pharmacy has incorporated a new activity into the P-1 curriculum that addresses culture and diversity.

  • Pharmacy alumnus among homecoming awardees to be honored for extraordinary service to WVU

    Thursday, September 27, 2018

    Pharmacy alumnus among homecoming awardees to be honored for extraordinary service to WVU In just 10 years, School of Pharmacy alumnus Dr. Brian Lawson (PharmD, 2008) has already provided what some would consider a lifetime of service to his alma mater. On Oct. 6, Mountaineer Nation will applaud his dedication as he accepts a prestigious award from the WVU Alumni Association during halftime of the WVU/Kansas Homecoming game.

  • WVU alumnus earns national award for service to the pharmacy profession

    Wednesday, September 26, 2018

    WVU alumnus earns national award for service to the pharmacy profession The National Association of Chain Drug Stores is recognizing School of Pharmacy alumnus Mike Podgurski (BS Pharmacy, 1972) with its highest honor. Podgurski is the 2018 recipient of the Harold W. Pratt Award which recognizes individuals whose activities have contributed to the promotion, recognition and improvement of the practice of pharmacy in the chain pharmacy setting.

  • Free health screenings and prize opportunities at the Mountainlair

    Monday, September 24, 2018

    Flu shots, Hemoglobin A1C tests, free health care screenings and prize opportunities will be available at the WVU Healthy Living Fair at the Mountainlair on Thursday, Sept. 27 from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m.

  • Health Sciences to host "Pandemics and Vaccinations" Expert Panel on Oct. 9

    Monday, September 24, 2018

    Health Sciences to host "Pandemics and Vaccinations" Expert Panel on Oct. 9 Reality or fiction – just how likely is a pandemic illness? Join leading health experts as they discuss the reality of a pandemic illness on Tuesday, Oct. 9, at 4 p.m. at the Health Sciences Center’s Okey Patteson Auditorium.

  • It’s a “Code Blue” at the WVU Health Sciences Center as students train for cardiac arrest patients

    Friday, September 14, 2018

    It’s a “Code Blue” at the WVU Health Sciences Center as students train for cardiac arrest patients Witness WVU Health Sciences students and local emergency services professionals perform a “Code Blue” emergency response to a simulated cardiac arrest situation as part of National Healthcare Simulation Week.

  • Kappa Psi members receive international recognition for their academic achievments

    Wednesday, September 12, 2018

    Kappa Psi members receive international recognition for their academic achievments The largest professional pharmacy fraternity in the world is celebrating a group of students at the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy for their outstanding academic achievements.