Live subject testing shows promising delivery method for COVID-19 antiviral treatment

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September 23, 2020
Live subject testing results from the Williams Lab show that dry powder inhalation could be a potent and effective delivery method of the antiviral remdesivir to treat patients affected by COVID-19.

Thank You for Your Support During 40 for 40!

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September 18, 2020
Dean M. Lynn Crismon gives his heartfelt thanks to everyone who supported the college during UT's 40 Hours for the Forty Acres fundraising event.

Mukhopadhyay wins Research Excellence Award

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September 10, 2020
Associate Professor Somshuvra Mukhopadhyay, M.B.B.S., Ph.D. wins the 2020 Co-op Research Excellence Award for Best Paper. The awards are presented each year by the Office of the Vice President for Research and the University Co-operative Society.

Know the Power of Your Vote with Russell Boyd II

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September 9, 2020
Join Assistant Dean of Diversity and Inclusion Skyller Walkes, Ph.D. and Russell Boyd II on Wednesday, September 16 at 5 p.m. CT for an online discussion about the power of your vote. Boyd is an activist, organizer, and currently serves as the National Field Organizer with the NAACP Youth & College Division.

Dean Crismon on the start of the new semester

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August 24, 2020
Dean M. Lynn Crismon discusses the start of classes, COVID research in the college, and steps taken to protect our students and community.

2020 Preceptors of the Year

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August 14, 2020
P4 students in each of the college’s five experiential regions chose a local Preceptor of the Year for 2020 based on their rotations during the 2019-20 academic year. Past recipients of the Wm. Arlyn Kloesel Preceptor of the Year award declared Kristin Janzen, Pharm.D. this year’s winner.

2020 Pharmacy Practice Seminar

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August 11, 2020
Practicing pharmacists: Complete your continuing pharmacy education hours virtually with UT’s Pharmacy Practice Seminar (PPS), September 26-27, 2020. UT’s PPS is developed by pharmacists, for pharmacists. Pick from over 25 CE hours that actually benefit your practice. Go to the UT PPS website to register.

Richburg receives NIH grant award for toxicant injury research

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August 10, 2020
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies John H. Richburg, Ph.D. received notice from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) awarding him a research grant for a five-year term. The NIH’s grant award for Dr. Richburg’s research totals $2,694,316.

Samuel Poloyac appointed dean of UT Austin’s College of Pharmacy

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August 5, 2020
The University of Texas at Austin has named Dr. Samuel Poloyac the next dean of the College of Pharmacy. He will begin serving October 15. Poloyac is a professor of pharmaceutical sciences and the associate dean for graduate and postdoctoral programs at the University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy. He will succeed M. Lynn Crismon, who served as dean for 13 years of distinguished leadership in the college.

Statement regarding a 1951 admission denial

July 31, 2020
Dean M. Lynn Crismon addresses a recent social media post featuring a letter from 1951 denying admission of an African-American applicant to The University of Texas College of Pharmacy based upon the color of the person’s skin.