Author: Vicki Matustik

Lester Program seeks student applicants

The Lester Entrepreneurial Scholars Program, an exciting initiative at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy, will accept applications for the 2017-2018 program August 14-31, 2017. Michael Lester, a generous college alumnae, has allocated funds to support entrepreneurial development

Tom and Beverly Gerding – true friends of Longhorn pharmacy

Tom and Beverly Gerding, longtime friends of Longhorn pharmacy, walked hand in hand through a life well spent and died 10 days apart this summer. Beverly, 84, passed away peacefully on June 24 while Tom, 87, died 10-days later on

Ginsburg is finalist for lifetime leadership award

Dr. Diane Ginsburg, assistant dean for student affairs, is one of three finalists for a lifetime leadership award sponsored by Pharmacy Times magazine and Parata Systems, a company that develops automated technologies for pharmacies. Ginsburg is among 30 finalists nationwide

Starving prostate cancer cells

Starving cancer cells with combinations of natural compounds found in foods A new study from Dr. John DiGiovanni, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, and his colleague, Dr. Stefano Tiziani, assistant professor of nutritional sciences, identifies several natural compounds found in food,

Team earns honors at Clinical Research Challenge

A team of three UT student pharmacists placed among the elite programs in a national Clinical Research Challenge (CRC). The event, sponsored by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), attracted more than 80 teams from colleges across the country. 

Four students to attend alcohol treatment program

Four student pharmacists from the College of Pharmacy have been selected to study addiction and its treatment in weeklong summer programs sponsored by the Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation. Student pharmacists Janci Addison, Claire Brandt, Kaitlin Kennedy and Mandy Renfro will participate in the

Of mother and sons – a shared love of pharmacy

The Jermain family Donna’s story My story began as I entered The University of Texas at Austin. I was considering pursuing medicine and was looking for a complimentary major that would help me in medical school. My counselor suggested pharmacy.

DiGiovanni joins LIVESTRONG team

John DiGiovanni, the Coulter R. Sublett Endowed Chair in Pharmacy, has been appointed as associate director of basic research at the LIVESTRONG Cancer Institutes of the Dell Medical School effective May 1. DiGiovanni will maintain his primary faculty appointment as

Wilcox named 2017 educator of the year

Dr. Richard Wilcox, professor of pharmacology and toxicology, has been named Educator of the Year for the College of Pharmacy.  The announcement was one of several teaching awards to college faculty announced recently at the student-sponsored awards ceremony. Other honorees

Research Day 2017 celebrates discovery

The art and science of discovery took center stage at The University of Texas at Austin College of Pharmacy on April 11. Lectures by distinguished researchers kicked off the 13th Annual Louis C. Littlefield Celebrating Pharmacy Research Excellence Day. The