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Alumna, 100, a grad of WSU’s first four-year pharmacy class

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Geraldine-Kerr-headSPOKANE, Wash. – A member of the first graduating class of the four-year bachelor of science in pharmacy degree at Washington State Agricultural College (now Washington State University), Geraldine (“Jeri”) J. Kerr celebrated her 100th birthday on April 16. » More …

College of Pharmacy celebrates students, alumni, donors

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

SPOKANE, Wash. – Annual awards and alumni/donors who allowed the College of Pharmacy to present $325,000 in student scholarships this year were celebrated recently at the Washington State University Health Sciences campus in Spokane. » More …

May 5: Medication management advocate to speak

Laura-Cranston-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Laura Cranston, executive director of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance (PQA), will be the keynote speaker at the commencement ceremony of the Washington State University College of Pharmacy at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 5, at Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox. » More …

WSU searches for brain drugs to fight ALS, Alzheimer’s, more

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

travis-dentonSPOKANE, Wash. – Repairing the brain’s “house-cleaning function,” which could help people with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and 100 other diseases, is the focus of recently funded research at Washington State University. » More …

Pharmacy professor receives national leadership award

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Neumiller-photo-by-Lori-Maricle-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Joshua Neumiller has won the national Albert B. Prescott Leadership Award from the Pharmacy Leadership and Education Institute. It is given annually to a pharmacist less than 10 years into his or her career who has demonstrated the potential to become an influential force in pharmacy. » More …

Compound in green tea found to block rheumatoid arthritis

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

arthritis-journal-cover-article-webSPOKANE, Wash. – Researchers at Washington State University in Spokane have identified a potential new approach to combating the joint pain, inflammation and tissue damage caused by rheumatoid arthritis. » More …

Feb. 2: War on drugs, economics, politics discussed

drug-warsPULLMAN, Wash. – The “war on drugs” – how it has evolved and why it continues when it has not seemed to succeed – will be discussed at noon Tuesday, Feb. 2, in Bryan Hall 308 as part of the Foley Institute’s coffee & politics series. Pizza and pop will be served. » More …

WSU professor serves on national drug committees

By Lori Maricle, College of Pharmacy

Baker-by-Lori-Maricle-80SPOKANE, Wash. – Danial Baker, associate dean and professor at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy, has been appointed to two subcommittees of a federal organization that sets standards for drug regulations. » More …