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College of Pharmacy celebrates graduating Class of 2023

The USC College of Pharmacy awarded 106 Doctor of Pharmacy degrees, a Doctor of Pharmaceutical Sciences degree, and 73 Bachelor of Science Pharmacy degrees to wrap up the Spring semester.

Graduates share life-changing moments

During her pharmacy rotation in Alaska, Chloe Watts worked for the Indian Health Service, serving the health care needs of residents of the small community of Ketchikan.

Spring 2023 College of Pharmacy Awards

The culmination of the Spring semester is an exciting moment for our students, faculty and staff. It is a time when we come together to celebrate the many successes of our Gamecock Pharmacy community.

Graduate Students Host STEM Fair

The USC College of Pharmacy Graduate Student Association recently hosted the Future STEM Heroes Fair to inspire young people to consider careers in biology, neuroscience, chemistry, engineering, physics, and more.

Announcing the 2023 Outstanding Alumni Awards

The College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce this year's alumni award winners, including our Alumni of the Year and two new awards -- Young Alumni and Friend of the College.

Zhu receives a third R01 Grant

In a rare accomplishment, Jun Zhu, clinical professor in the Department of Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences, has been awarded his third concurrent NIH research project grant.

Sarah Davis blazes trail for mothers pursuing Ph.D.'s

Pharmaceutical Sciences Ph.D. candidate and NIH-funded researcher Sarah Davis hopes to serve as an inspiration to other graduate students considering parenthood.

Q&A with Amanda Capino ('14)

Amanda Capino found a 'home away from home' at South Carolina, combining her passions as a pharmacy student and member of the famed Carolina Band. Learn more about her career in our latest alumni Q&A.

COP students make an impression at APhA conference

The College of Pharmacy had a tremendous showing at this year's American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition held in Phoenix, Arizona in late March.

COP student travels the globe to present her research

Ph.D. candidate Sarah Davis recently traveled to the 27th Scientific Conference for the Society on Neuroimmune Pharmacology in New Delhi, India, where she was recognized for an outstanding oral presentation.

Research Retreat provides learning opportunities

The College of Pharmacy's Graduate Research program held its annual retreat in March, bringing together research students from the departments of Clinical Pharmacy and Outcomes Sciences and Drug Discovery and Biomedical Sciences.

Improving vaccination processes

Today’s pharmacists are key to fighting the spread of infectious disease. College of Pharmacy assistant professor and 2023 Breakthrough Star Tessa Hastings works to improve the delivery of immunizations through pharmacies.

Q&A with Lillian Prioleau-Hill ('93)

Alumna Lillian Prioleau-Hill discovered her knack for medication consultation while earning a nursing degree from USC. Learn how she pivoted to a career in pharmacy in our latest alumni Q&A.

Another Successful Rx Match Day

Gamecock pharmacy students and alumni matched with executive residencies, industry fellowships, clinical and community pharmacy positions across 16 states during this year's postgraduate Match Day.

Sharing her love of art

The USC College of Pharmacy has exceptional professors who are greatly invested in their careers and their students. The college also has professors who have unique talents outside of their profession.

Teng Named AACP New Investigator

College of Pharmacy Assistant Professor Chengwen Teng's research focuses on gathering data in the use of nirmatrelvir-ritonavir, marketed as Paxlovid, the first oral antiviral for the treatment of COVID-19.

Dean Cutler and KPIC Cofounder Honored by SCbio

University of South Carolina College of Pharmacy Dean Stephen J. Cutler was among the top honorees at the annual SCbio Life Sciences Conference held in Charleston.

Q&A with Uche Ndefo ('04)

Alumna Uche Anadu Ndefo remembers the moment in school it clicked for her that pharmacy touches the lives of real people. Learn how that has guided her career in our latest alumni Q&A.

KPIC hosts Pharmacy Ownership Dinner

As part of its ongoing mission to unite the study and practice of pharmacy with entrepreneurship and innovation, the Kennedy Pharmacy Innovation Center held a Pharmacy innovation, Leadership and Ownership dinner for students.

College of Pharmacy hosts largest career expo to date

The college hosted its fifth annual expo in late January, giving first- through third-year students the chance to talk with 70 experts from all walks of life within the profession of pharmacy.

Phi Lambda Sigma holds Leadership Retreat

As part of their initiative to provide a platform for student leaders, the University of South Carolina chapter of PLS held its inaugural leadership retreat in late January.

Hofseth Named Associate Dean for Research

Dean Stephen J. Cutler has announced that Lorne Hofseth will now serve as associate dean for research for the College of Pharmacy, after having served as the interim associate dean for research since 2021.

Q&A with Ed Vess ('80)

Alumnus George Edward "Ed" Vess, Jr., has experienced a variety of pharmacy fields over the course of his career, ultimately landing at RedSail Technologies, a leading provider of pharmacy software solutions headquartered in Spartanburg, SC.

Pharmacy Students Recognized as Breakthrough Graduate Scholars

Two Ph.D. candidates from the College of Pharmacy have been named as Breakthrough Graduate Scholars by the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of South Carolina.

White Coat Donation Leads to Research Honors

The day student pharmacist Marcella Babatunde received her white coat as she began her studies at the USC College of Pharmacy is when she moved down the path toward pharmaceutical research.


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