Explore UT 2021

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March 3, 2021
Explore UT 2021 will take place virtually March 5-6, 2021. This annual university open house event allows colleges and units to showcase more than 150 total activities, performances and scholarship with the greater public. The UT College of Pharmacy will host ten events ranging from a live tour of our buildings and understanding pharmacy’s role in the pandemic, to discussing innovative research and learning about the pathway to becoming a pharmacist. See a full line-up of our events.

Pharmacy Research Day 2021

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February 26, 2021
UT Pharmacy's Office for Research and Graduate Studies has announced the 17th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day, which is scheduled for Wednesday, April 14, 2021 as a synchronous online event that will allow for dynamic participant interactions. Registration and abstract submissions are now open, with abstracts due March 8.

Has a UT Professor Found a Way to Stop COVID-19 Vaccines From Spoiling?

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February 24, 2021
Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery Professor Maria A. Croyle, Ph.D. received extensive coverage in the March 2021 edition of Texas Monthly regarding her innovative peelable film drug delivery research. Among its many potential applications, Dr. Croyle’s technology could deliver COVID-19 vaccines through a small oral strip, without need for refrigeration or extensive storage and transportation infrastructure.

State of Black UT 2021

State of Black UT 2021
February 8, 2021
State of Black UT is a three-day event February 10-12, 2021 that will facilitate discussions and exploration of the work UT has done, is doing, and needs to do to create an inclusive campus. State of Black UT will centralize discussion and unify efforts being made to foster a supportive learning, teaching and working environment for the Black UT community.

Best Practices in URM Mentorship Workshop for Faculty Members in the UT College of Pharmacy

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January 28, 2021
The College of Education's Associate Dean for Equity, Community Engagement and Outreach Richard J. Reddick, Ed.D. offers a workshop for UT Pharmacy faculty on how best to mentor underrepresented minority students in the college. The workshop is Wednesday, February 10 from 12-1 p.m. CT.

Moving Beyond Cultural Competency to Achieve Cultural Safety

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January 26, 2021
UT College of Pharmacy Community: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility and Inclusion (DEAI) hosts another virtual Readers' Roundtable on Wednesday, January 27 from 12-1 p.m. CT. Moving Beyond Cultural Competency to Achieve Cultural Safety will feature Ph.D. graduate student Dr. Andrew Wash.

UT Pharmacy's Vital Vaccination Role

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January 15, 2021
Dean Sam Poloyac discusses the college's pivotal role in the university's effort to vaccinate everyone in the UT community.

Croyle Earns Funding for SARS-CoV-2 Research

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January 13, 2021
Molecular Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery professor Maria A. Croyle R.Ph., Ph.D. earned 2021’s David Lehr Research Award from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Dr. Croyle will receive research funding to investigate novel regulatory mechanisms of drug metabolism in the context of active infection with SARS-CoV-2 and after recovery.

Laura Cannon: An Empathetic Voice for Patients & Students

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January 5, 2021
Laura Cannon, Pharm.D., MPH, is an oncology pharmacist and clinical assistant professor at the UT College of Pharmacy. She was in her residency when her late husband was diagnosed with cancer. Her experience shapes her unique perspective as she works to simplify the education process surrounding cancer treatment.

Fall 2020 Pharmaceutical Sciences Graduates

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December 17, 2020
Congratulations to the UT College of Pharmacy's fall Ph.D. and M.S. graduates in Pharmaceutical Sciences.