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UMKC School of Pharmacy Finishes in Top 10 in ASHP Clinical Skills Competition

Two University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy students recently finished in the Top 10 of the American Society of Health System Pharmacists Clinical Skills Competition. Paige Melling and Miranda Verdier were awarded at the recent ASHP Clinical Meeting in Las Vegas. Teams from 131 pharmacy schools competed. “It’s one of the most competitive national […]

ACCP Outstanding Student Award

The American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) recognized Heather Buehrer (PharmD, ’16) with an Outstanding Student Chapter Member Award at its annual meeting in Hollywood, Florida. “I was pretty shocked,” said Buehrer, who graduated in May from the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy and works at a Costco pharmacy in the Kansas City […]

Remembering Beth Winans

1965 – 2016 Elizabeth “Beth” Winans, clinical associate professor at the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy, died Dec. 15, 2016 after a long battle with cancer. She was 51.

Congratulations to the UMKC Chapter of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy

The UMKC Chapter of the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy received a Third Place Finish in the AMCP Chapter of the Year Award competition. In the photo Left to Right: Katelyn Lutz, Chapter President 2015-2016, Heather Nelson Chapter President 2016-2017, Babette Edgar AMCP President, Susan Cantrell AMCP CEO and Michael Donaldson, student member. The UMKC […]

Advocating for the Aging

  UMKC awarded national grant to help older Kansas Citians All University of Missouri-Kansas City health professions schools — the School of Pharmacy, School of Nursing and Health Studies, School of Dentistry and School of Medicine — and the School of Law were awarded a national grant to work together to advocate for older adults […]

National Recognition for Making an Impact

Training the next generation of pharmacists is part of Tony Huke’s identity. Now the University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Pharmacy preceptor is earning national recognition for the role. Huke was named a master preceptor this spring by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy. Huke is one of seven to receive the honor for […]

Surprise Party

Professor Ashim Mitra Wins UM System President’s Award In a stealth move, School of Pharmacy colleagues surprised Ashim K. Mitra, curators’ professor of pharmacy, with a President’s Award for Sustained Career Excellence.

KCUR: Could Light Be the Key to Fewer Needles for Diabetics?

A School of Pharmacy Researcher Thinks So… On a busy league night in a Raytown, Missouri, bowling alley, former auto worker Raymond Fowler keeps up his game playing alongside his wife and longtime teammates. Fowler, who’s 67, stays busy in his retirement, but it’s not all fun and games. A few years ago, he was […]

Student Develops Health App

Dakota Rosenfelt, who has hemophilia, delivers TEDxUMKC talk Soon after Dakota J. Rosenfelt was born, doctors noticed bruises all over his body. They accused his parents of abuse. Then, when he was 13 months old, they figured out the true cause of the bruising: Rosenfelt had Severe Hemophilia A, a rare disorder that prevents his […]

Q&A Vivek Agrahari

Vivek Agrahari, who defended his doctoral dissertation at UMKC’s School of Pharmacy in November, is now working as a post-doctoral research associate at the University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha. Before leaving UMKC, Agrahari received two prestigious international awards: the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists-Graduate Student Research Award in Analysis and Pharmaceutical Quality and […]