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Dr. Andrea GoreDiabetes, Obesity Linked to Chemical Exposure

Exposure to to chemicals known as Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs), may contribute to development of diabetes and obesity, according to a statement recently released by the Endocrine Society, and co-authored by Dr. Andrea Gore.

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Virtual Pharmacy School Fair art Join Us at the Virtual Fair

The University of Texas College of Pharmacy is delighted to bring Longhorn pharmacy to the Virtual Pharmacy School Fair, October 21 and 22.  The event is hosted by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.  Sign up for the virtual fair.

Dr. Chris FreiFrei Leads Translational Science Program

Dr. Christopher Frei, associate professor of pharmacotherapy, has been named director of the Translational Science Ph.D. Program.  The program draws students with health professional doctoral degrees or health-related Master’s degrees and trains them to conduct innovative Translational Research.  Read more about Frei’s appointment.

HAP photoHAP Named to Leadership Award

The Hispanic Association of Pharmacists (HAP) has been named to receive a 2015 Community Leadership Award from the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports & Nutrition.  Read more about HAP’s award winning program.

Janet Walkow photoWalkow Named to STEM Award

Dr. Janet Walkow has been named among 100 Inspiring Women in STEM by the national publication INSIGHT Into Diversity.  The award honors women who inspire and encourage young women to consider studying in the field of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).  Read more about Walkow’s STEM award.

Photo Class of 2019Class of 2019

The Class of 2019 made their way to the 40 Acres bright and early on the Monday before the start of classes and immediately began to make memories.  Read more about their first days at the college.

Leroy Knodel photoA Great Man

The College of Pharmacy is mourning the death of Dr. Leroy Knodel, an inspired educator and a truly great man.  He died unexpectedly on Friday, August 21.  He joined the college in the early 1980s and quickly became a favorite among pharmacy students, faculty and staff.  Read more about Leroy Knodel.

Robert Talbert photoTalbert to Receive Parker Medal

Dr. Robert L. Talbert, the Smithkline Centennial Professor Emeritus in Pharmacy, has been selected to receive the Paul F. Parker Medal from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP).  The award, established in 2002, is the highest honor bestowed by ACCP. Talbert will receive the award at the opening general session of the 2015 Global Conference on Clinical Pharmacy in San Francisco in October.  Read more about Talbert and the Parker Medal.

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