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Friday, February 2, 2024
Edward T. Horn, PharmD, has been appointed as Associate Director of Cardiac Transplantation in the UPMC Advanced Heart Failure Program.

Horn has served as a clinical pharmacist in cardiac transplant and mechanical circulatory support since 2018 and will continue to support the Artificial Heart Program. Horn is recognized as an…

Wednesday, November 11, 2023
Step Out to Stop Diabetes is the American Diabetes Association’s Premier Walk

Nearly half of all American adults have diabetes or prediabetes.

Over 37 million people in the US have diabetes. About 96 million American adults have prediabetes.

Every year, 1.4 million…

Monday, February 2, 2023
Two Pitt Pharmacy Alumnae Attain Fellowships

Former University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy students have been recognized for a decade of exemplary work in their field.

Dr. Desiree Kosmisky has been named a Fellow of the American…

Tuesday, December 12, 2022
Berenbrok Selected as Recipient of 2023 Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award

Lucas Berenbrok, PharmD, MS, BCACP, TTS, was recently announced as the 2023 recipient of the Albert B. Prescott Pharmacy Leadership Award. This national award recognizes an early-career…

Friday, December 12, 2022
Johnson Receives Clinical Practice Award, Elected Fellow of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy

Pitt Pharmacy faculty member Heather Johnson, PharmD, BCPS, was recognized by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) earlier this fall when she was awarded with a Clinical Practice Award…

Monday, October 10, 2022
Carroll Receives Distinguished Young Pharmacist Award from PPA

Joni Carroll, PharmD ('15), BCACP, TTS received the 2022 Pharmacist Mutual Insurance Company "Distinguished Young Pharmacist" Award at the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association's (PPA) 2022 Annual…

Wednesday, September 9, 2022
Deppas Selected as Recipient of NIH-Funded TL1 Pre-Doctoral Fellowship

Joshua Deppas, M.S. (PHARM '20), was selected as a recipient of the NIH-funded TL1 pre-doctoral fellowship, awarded through the Institute for Clinical…

Tuesday, August 8, 2022
Kappa Psi Receives Numerous Awards at National Convention

The Beta Kappa chapter of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity, Inc. at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy was honored to receive numerous awards at the 60th Grand Council Convention,…

Tuesday, August 8, 2022
Hoshitsuki Elected to PGRN Leadership Board

This summer, Pitt Pharmacy graduate student Keito Hoshitsuki, PharmD ('17), was elected to the position of Trainee Councilor on the board of the…

Saturday, July 7, 2022
Nolin Elected Treasurer of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology

Thomas D. Nolin, PharmD (’99), PhD (’03), has been elected Treasurer of the American College of Clinical Pharmacology (ACCP). He will serve a two-year term beginning in September 2022. As…

Wednesday, July 7, 2022
Horn, DeCaria, and McCormick Receive Preceptor of the Year Awards

Join us in congratulating our 2021-22 Pitt Pharmacy Preceptors of the Year! From our student nominations, three of our preceptors were honored with the 2021-22 Scott R. Drab Preceptor of the Year…

Friday, July 7, 2022
Pitt Pharmacy Graduate Students Move Forward with Summer Internships

Several Pitt Pharmacy graduate students will spend their summer engaging in various opportunities to expand upon their research skills.

Dr. Andrew Haddad, a 2021 graduate of the PharmD…

Tuesday, June 6, 2022
McGivney Awarded Chancellor's Special Distinguished Service Award

Melissa McGivney, PharmD, FCCP, FAPhA, was awarded a Chancellor's Special Distinguished Service Award as a part of the Pitt COVID-19 Medical Response Office and for leading the…