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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…

Thursday, May 5, 2022
Pitt Pharmacy Ranks Second Nationwide in Residency Match

Pitt Pharmacy students have placed second among schools of pharmacy in residency match rate after the first round of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Resident Matching…

Wednesday, April 4, 2022
Pitt-UPMC Residency Programs Receive Maximum Accreditation

Nine pharmacy residency programs, offered in conjunction between Pitt Pharmacy and UPMC, recently received the maximum 8-year cycle of accreditation from ASHP!

Tuesday, September 9, 2020
New Fellowship Program and Initial Recruit at PittPharmacy

PittPharmacy is pleased to announce the development of a new fellowship program in implementation science and pharmacoanalytics. This fellowship is a collaboration between PittPharmacy, UPMC, and…

Thursday, April 4, 2020
Little Did They Know Just How Critical Their Work Would Be

PittPharmacy’s Grace Lamsam Pharmacy Program for the Underserved: Ensuring Patient Access to Medication and Health Monitoring during COVID-19 Pandemic

Wednesday, December 12, 2019
Coons Appointed Chair ACCP Cardiology PRN

PittPharmacy faculty member Jim Coons, PharmD, FCCP, BCCP was invited to present at the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) 2019 Annual Meeting,…

Tuesday, October 10, 2019
Awards Abound for PittPharmacy from PPA

Pitt Pharmacy was awarded multiple times from the Pennsylvania Pharmacist Association (PPA), with recipients including alumni, faculty and our Dean Patricia Kroboth!

Wednesday, September 9, 2019
Saenz Discusses Need For Pharmacist Change and Adaptations

Rafael Saenz, PharmD, MS, FASHP was the guest lecturer for the James P. and Nancy A. Mastrian Young Professionals Lecture Series on Monday, September 23,…

Wednesday, September 9, 2018
PittPharmacy Member Coons Chair-elect ACCP Cardiology Practice Research Network PittPharmacy faculty member Jim Coons, PharmD, FCCP, BCPS-AQ Cardiology was elected as Chair-elect of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Cardiology Practice and Research Network (PRN…
Monday, July 7, 2018
Ayers Presents at American Geriatrics Society 2018 Annual Scientific Meeting Gina Ayers, PharmD, a current  PGY2 Geriatric Pharmacy Resident at UPMC St. Margaret, presented her poster "Outpatient Medication Burden of Patients Prior to Hospital Death" during the Presidential…
Thursday, May 5, 2018
McGivney Active with AACP Initiative and ACC Conferences Associate Dean for Community Partnerships Melissa A. Somma McGivney, PharmD, FCCP, FAPhA  has been appointed by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) to the American Pharmacists…
Thursday, May 5, 2018
PittPharmacy Faculty Benedict and Team Honored for Outstanding Work in National Pharmacy Journal Associate Professor Neal Benedict and co-authors have been awarded the 2018 Rufus A. Lyman Award by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. This award is presented annually to the author(s…
Thursday, February 2, 2018
PittPharmacy Alumna Dombrowski Elected VP of the Educational Foundation Board The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Educational Foundation recently elected Sarah Dombrowski, PharmD, BCACP as Vice President of the Educational Foundation Board.