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Alumna, 100, a grad of WSU’s first four-year pharmacy class
May 17, 2016

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.

College of Pharmacy celebrates students, alumni, donors
April 27, 2016

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.

May 5: Medication management advocate to speak
April 18, 2016

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.

Pharmacy administrator honored as national fellow
April 7, 2016

Linda-Garrelts-MacLeanSPOKANE, Wash. – Linda Garrelts MacLean, clinical professor at the Washington State University College of Pharmacy, is one of 25 pharmacists nationwide recently inducted as a fellow of the American College of Apothecaries (ACA).

WSU searches for brain drugs to fight ALS, Alzheimer’s, more
March 16, 2016

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.

Pharmacy professor receives national leadership award
March 10, 2016

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.

Compound in green tea found to block rheumatoid arthritis
February 16, 2016

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.

Student to serve on national expert panel for health literacy
February 15, 2016

Juliet-NguyenSPOKANE, Wash. – Juliet Nguyen has been appointed to a five-year term on the U.S. Pharmacopeial Convention’s (USP) Health Literacy Expert Panel. She is in her second year of Washington State University’s doctor of pharmacy program.

Feb. 2: War on drugs, economics, politics discussed
January 25, 2016

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.

WSU professor serves on national drug committees
January 4, 2016

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.