School of Pharmacy

Award-Winning Study of Veterans Finds Increased Risk for Unsafe Prescribing

Veterans prescribed medications through both the Veterans Affairs and Medicare had more than double the odds of exposure to potentially unsafe medication, a study from Pitt pharmacists has found — and improved communication between the systems could help solve the problem.
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Researchers 'Speed Date' in Search of Expert Help to Take Ideas From Concept to Market

Starting a conversation on a blind date can be intimidating, and the same might be said for researchers looking for just the right expert to help them take their ideas from concept to reality.

Pitt Day of Giving Tops $9 Million in Donations to University Programs and Scholarships

The community of University of Pittsburgh alumni, students, parents, faculty, staff and friends responded to this year’s Pitt Day of Giving by donating a record-setting $9,029,828.
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Pitt Among Top Fulbright Grant Producers

The University of Pittsburgh is among only 16 institutions to be named a top producer in both the Fulbright U.S. Student and Scholar programs. The Fulbright Program is the U.S. government’s flagship international educational exchange program.
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New Back Pain Study, Drug Take Back Efforts Could Lead to Decreased Opioid Use

More than 40 percent of low back pain patients are prescribed opioids at some point. Pitt Associate Professor Mike Schneider and colleagues want to bring that number down.

Pharmacy's Shilpa Sant Named a Young Innovator of Cellular and Molecular Bioengineering

Assistant Professor Shilpa Sant, in the School of Pharmacy, was named a 2017 Young Innovator by Cellular and Molecular...
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Pharmacy's Lauren Jonkman Awarded Fulbright Scholarship for Work in Namibia

Lauren Jonkman, an assistant professor in the pharmacy and therapeutics department at the University of Pittsburgh School of...

Dean of Pharmacy Patricia Kroboth Receives Girl Scouts Western Pennsylvania's 2017 Woman of Distinction Award

Patricia D. Kroboth, dean of the School of Pharmacy since 2002, was one of eight recipients of the Girl Scouts Western...