Pharmacy News

Students Celebrate Important Milestone at Annual White Coat Ceremony 2016
Students Celebrate Important Milestone at Annual White Coat Ceremony 2016
It was another successful year for the School of Pharmacy’s Annual White Coat Ceremony, the event which formally recognizes pharmacy students’ arrival into the first professional year of the Doctor of Pharmacy program at Northeastern. Family, faculty, and other invited guests were all welcomed to watch as the class received their personalized lab coat in ...more
Welcome to the New Department Chair, Diomedes Logothetis
Welcome to the New Department Chair, Diomedes Logothetis
Diomedes Logothetis, PhD was recently appointed as the new Department Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences. His mission is to advance Northeastern’s standing as a go-to institution for academic researchers interested in drug discovery. Dr. Logothetis previously served as chair of the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine before coming to ...more
Welcome Brandon Dionne, PharmD
Welcome Brandon Dionne, PharmD
Brandon Dionne is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Dr. Dionne earned his Bachelor of Science in Human Biology from the University of Southern Maine and Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of New England. He completed residency training, including a PGY2 in infectious diseases, at the University of ...more
Margarita Divall on Academic Dishonesty
Margarita Divall on Academic Dishonesty
Margarita DiVall, PharmD, co-authored a viewpoint on academic dishonesty in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education. The viewpoint reviewed some of the possible contributors as to why students cheat and the challenges that faculty face when dealing with academic misconduct. The paper emphasizes the importance of upholding high ethical standards among future pharmacists, offers some ...more
Health Policy: EpiPens
School of Pharmacy faculty members Tayla Rose, PharmD, and Steve Pizer, PhD, along with health policy researcher Gary Young, JD, PhD, were recently featured in News at Northeastern where they discussed the drastic increase in cost of the Mylan EpiPen – one of the few available medical reliefs for people with severe allergic reactions - ...more
Health Policy: The Opioid Crisis
Health Policy: The Opioid Crisis
On June 30th, 2016, Todd Brown, RPh, MHP, Vice Chairman of the Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, was appointed to a special opioid commission by Governor Charlie Baker. The Special Commission is tasked with developing recommendations to ensure future prescribers have an understanding of certain fundamental issues relative to the opioid epidemic, including: ...more
Pharmacy Folk at Fenway Park
Pharmacy Folk at Fenway Park
Dean Zgarrick hosted a group of CVS pharmacists who brought their Huskie pride to Fenway Park in July. Thanks to George Gomatos, Hannah Baram, Lauren Forni, Wendy Johnson, Lulu Fan, Jimmy Gallagher, Khara Lutkiewicz and Katherine Padillo for joining in on the fun and watching the Sox beat the Giants.   Back to Pharmacy ...more
"ReThinkDrink NEU" Promoting Healthy Beverage Alternatives
"ReThinkDrink NEU" Promoting Healthy Beverage Alternatives
Over the past year, the Northeastern’s School of Pharmacy has collaborated with the Boston Public Health Commission (BPHC) to implement a component of its 3-year grant ‘Let’s Get Healthy, Boston!’ from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) to reduce obesity in Boston. The School of Pharmacy has led a campus-based component of this project, “ReThinkDrink ...more
School of Pharmacy Hosts 32nd Annual John W. Webb Lecture with Steve Rough
School of Pharmacy Hosts 32nd Annual John W. Webb Lecture with Steve Rough
The John W. Webb Visiting Professorship in Hospital Pharmacy was established in 1985 at the Northeastern University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, now part of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. Appointment to the John W. Webb Visiting Professorship recognizes commitment to hospital pharmacy management, experience as a practitioner and educator, and dedication ...more