Pharmacy News

School of Pharmacy Team Receive 2016 Award for Excellence in Assessment
School of Pharmacy Team Receive 2016 Award for Excellence in Assessment
A team from Northeastern University, including Dr. Jennifer Kirwin, Dr. Danielle Miller and Dr. Margarita DiVall, will receive one of the 2016 awards for Excellence in Assessment. The national award is given annually by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, a professional association representing academic pharmacy. The award is in recognition of our work ...more
Kayla Joyal (PharmD '18) Receives APhA Foundation Award
Kayla Joyal (PharmD '18) Receives APhA Foundation Award
Kayla Joyal (PharmD ’18) was awarded the Sam Kalman Scholarship from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation. This award recognizes Kayla’s academic achievement as well as her active leadership in the Northeastern University chapter of the APhA Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) where she serves as president-elect. Kayla was recognized at the APhA Foundation Contributors’ ...more
Northeastern Pharmacy Student Wins National Patient Counseling Competition
Northeastern Pharmacy Student Wins National Patient Counseling Competition
Alexandra Kolwicz (PharmD ‘17) achieved first place honors at the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) National Patient Counseling Competition (NPCC). This annual competition draws from thousands of students at the local level who compete to represent their school and chapter at the APhA-ASP national meeting which was held this year in Baltimore, Maryland. ...more
School of Pharmacy Students Recognized for Three Major Campus-Level Awards for 2016
Each spring, Northeastern University recognizes top students across the university in the form of three campus-level awards. We congratulate all of the pharmacy students who were recognized this academic year!   The Sears B Condit Awards for Outstanding Undergraduate Achievement is awarded annually to the 100 graduating seniors with the highest GPA. The following pharmacy students, receiving ...more
School of Pharmacy Alumnus Christopher Lynch Named Director, Office of Nutritional Research
School of Pharmacy Alumnus Christopher Lynch Named Director, Office of Nutritional Research
Northeastern School of Pharmacy alumnus Christopher Lynch has been named the new director of the Office of Nutrition Research (ONR) and chief of the Nutrition Research Branch within the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) at the National Institutes of Health. Dr. Lynch received his PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences at Northeastern ...more
Jeanne Madden Lead Author in Study of Electronic Health Records
Jeanne Madden Lead Author in Study of Electronic Health Records
In the first known study to examine the completeness of clinical data in a large electronic health record (EHR), researchers from Harvard Medical School’s Department of Population Medicine at the Harvard Pilgrim Health Care Institute found substantial missing data, with profound implications for clinical care, medical research, and public health. The study is published on-line ...more
Torchilin Study Addresses Unmet Needs in Cancer Therapy
Torchilin Study Addresses Unmet Needs in Cancer Therapy
Vladimir Torchilin, PhD was awarded a $1.5 grant from the National Institutes of Health/National Cancer Institute, which will fund a five-year study focused on introducing a novel class of simple-to-prepare therapeutic preparations, that when combined with traditional chemotherapy, could provide a promising strategy against multidrug resistant (MDR) tumors. His work on the project is entitled ...more
Saczynski Award to Examine Geriatric Elements of Atrial Fibrillation
Saczynski Award to Examine Geriatric Elements of Atrial Fibrillation
Northeastern University School of Pharmacy faculty member Jane Saczynski, PhD, and co- principal investigator David McManus, MD, of the University Of Massachusetts Medical Center, were recently awarded an R01 grant for their project entitled “Systematic Assessment of Geriatric Elements in Atrial Fibrillation” (SAGE-AF). The four-year, $4 million study is jointly funded by the National Heart, ...more
Peter Chan (PharmD '16) Receives 2015 Paul Ambrose Scholars Award
Peter Chan (PharmD ’16) was one of only eight selected pharmacy students nationwide to receive the 2015 Paul Ambrose Scholars Award from the Association for Prevention Teaching and Research (APTR). Ambrose scholars receive a mini grant to implement local programming designed to address population health challenges. Peter collaborated with Health Sciences faculty member Judith Richman ...more