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Over 200 UW and Laramie community members received free health services and information at the interprofessional 7th Annual "Fall into Good Health" Fair November 2 at the Wyoming Union, almost tripling attendance from the year before. The event is organized each year by the UW chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), the pharmacy leadership society, in conjunction with the College of Health Sciences.
Yinan Hua Receives 2013 AAiPS Research Award
Yinan Hua, M.D., M.S., a graduate student in the UW Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. program, is the recipient of a 2013 American Association of Indian Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAiPS) Research Award for her research titled, “Cathepsin K knockout alleviates aging-induced cardiac dysfunction by blocking caspase-independent apoptosis.”
Michelle Hilaire and Jaime Hornecker Book Chapter Published
Michelle Hilaire, Pharm.D., CDE, BCPS, and Jaime Hornecker, Pharm.D., BCPS, clinical associate professors of pharmacy practice at the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, were recently published in Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice Study Guide: A Case-Based Care Plan Approach, Third Addition.
Reshmi Singh Receives Travel Grant to Attend Assessment Academy
Reshmi Singh, Ph.D., assistant professor of social and administrative pharmacy, was recently awarded a $2,000 travel grant from the UW Office of Academic Affairs and the Ellbogen Center for Teaching and Learning to attend an Assessment Institute in February 2014.
Lauren Biehle and Jessie Burch Present at WCAPN Conference
Lauren Biehle, Pharm.D., BCPS, and Jessie Burch, Pharm.D., BCPS, clinical assistant professors of pharmacy practice at the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, presented at the 2013 Wyoming Council for Advanced Practice Nurses (WCAPN) Pharmacotherapy Conference October 18, 2013, in Cheyenne, Wyoming.
Richard Wilder Named UW School of Pharmacy Outstanding Alumnus for 2013
Richard R. Wilder (B.S.P. '50) from Cody, Wyoming, has been named the UW School of Pharmacy Outstanding Alumnus for 2013. He will be honored for his outstanding contributions and service to the profession of pharmacy during the College of Health Sciences award ceremony October 11. During his long and successful career, Wilder was active in numerous professional and civic organizations and he received the 1975 Bowl of Hygeia Award for Wyoming for his outstanding record of community service. Wilder and his wife, Marge, owned and operated Cody Drug for forty years.
Professor Robert Scalley Retires September 2013
Professor Robert D. Scalley, Pharm.D., retired from the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy in September 2013. Dr. Scalley is a professor of pharmacy practice and former associate dean of pharmacy practice who taught and mentored many classes of UW pharmacy students as well as clinical faculty. College of Health Sciences and School of Pharmacy faculty, colleagues, students, alumni, friends, and family honored Dr. Scalley at a reception August 21 and celebrated his 41 years of hard work, loyalty, and dedication to the school. Dean Linda Gore Martin says, "Bob Scalley came to UW to change the profession of pharmacy by implementing clinical education. The success of this endeavor is his legacy."
The history of developing the clinical program at the University of Wyoming is a vital part of the school's past and a key element in making the program as successful as it is today. Dr. Robert Scalley was hired in 1972 to create the Clinical Pharmacy Program. He has kindly contributed an article documenting the history of the Clinical Pharmacy Program, how it was developed and the role it has and is playing in the school's success. Dr. Scalley retired from the UW School of Pharmacy in September 2013 following 41 years of hard work, loyalty, and dedication to the school.
School of Pharmacy Has New Administrative Structure
The School of Pharmacy has a new administrative structure consisting of the dean, an associate dean of academic and student affairs, and an associate dean of research and outcomes. Tonja Woods, Pharm.D., CGP, has been designated as the Associate Dean for Academic and Student Affairs. Kem Krueger, Pharm.D., Ph.D., has been designated as the Associate Dean for Research and Outcomes. Committees will have an increased role in the administration of the school.
Student Services Encourages Student Success and Development
The UW School of Pharmacy Office of Student Services is dedicated to providing prepharmacy and pharmacy students with resources and programs that encourage their academic and personal success and career development. Student Services is busy with recruiting activities and managing programs that support current students. The office has recently started new recruitment and diversity initiatives. In addition, Student Services is sponsoring UW Pride Fridays, town halls, the student ambassador program, and open houses.
UW School of Pharmacy Welcomes New Faculty
The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy was pleased to welcome two new faculty at the beginning of the fall 2013 semester. Guanglong He, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Medicinal Chemistry. He was previously an associate professor with the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine in the Department of Internal Medicine at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center in Columbus, Ohio. Reshmi Singh, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Social and Administrative Pharmacy. Singh previously taught at the Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in Boston, Massachusetts.
Innovations in Pharmacy Practice Lab Prepare Students for Real-life Experiences
Students in the Pharmacy Practice Laboratory course at the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy now have the advantage of real-life, hands-on experiences to help them prepare for their rotations and future careers. Clinical faculty member Dave Bruch, Pharm.D., recently integrated new windows-based pharmacy management software into the P1 course. This innovation allows Bruch to simulate "real-life" and real-time pharmacy scenarios that included insurance claims adjudication, basic sterile product preparation, and utilization of select physical assessment techniques. View more photos of the innovative Pharmacy Practice Laboratory Course.
ASHP Clinical Skills Competition
P4 students Jenna Allais and Kendra Whalen won the UW School of Pharmacy ASHP Clinical Skills Competition September 26 and will represent the school at the ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting in Orlando, Florida, in December. Alternates are P4s Ally Dolence and Kole Thornton.
The University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy welcomed members of the class of 2017 into its professional pharmacy program in August. First-year professional students attended two days of orientation, followed by the "white coat ceremony" where they were congratulated by Dean Linda Martin with family and friends in attendance.
UW Pharmacy Faculty, Students, and Alumni Present at 2013 AACP Annual Meeting
The UW School of Pharmacy was well-represented at the 2013 AACP Annual Meeting, July 13–17 in Chicago, Illinois. Those attending participated in seminars, meetings, and gave several presentations. Representing UW were Linda Martin, Tonja Woods, Suzanne Clark, Carol Kobulnicky, Larry Staubach, Michelle Hilaire, Jessie Burch, Melissa Hunter, Maria Bennett, Cara Harshberger, Jeremy Vandiver, Antoinette Brown, Lauren Biehle, Becky Linn, Walmart Scholar Melissa Mehle, and Ambrose Scholar Jennifer Steiner. In addition, alumna Meghan Jeffres received the 2013 Innovations in Teaching Award, and alumni Shanna O'Connor and Sara Kerns Feddema Stephens gave presentations.
Melissa Mehle Named 2013 National AACP Walmart Scholar
University of Wyoming pharmacy student Melissa Mehle, from Rock Springs, Wyo., has received a 2013 American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Walmart Scholars Award. Mehle and faculty mentor Michelle Hilaire, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice, attended the AACP Annual Meeting July 13–17 in Chicago, Ill. During the meeting, they participated in interactive studies which focused on leadership development including a teacher’s seminar about strategies for effective teaching and learning.
Kali Autrey and Lisa Ohnstad, P3 classmates in the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy, were selected with seven other college women leaders from UW to attend the 2013 National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL) at the University of Maryland. Following the conference, all nine members are working as the steering committee for the University of Wyoming Women’s Leadership Conference, "Find the Warrior Within," which will be held Nov 8–9, 2013.
UW School of Pharmacy Alumni Receive WPhA-WSHP Awards
UW School of Pharmacy alumni were honored for professional excellence during the Wyoming Pharmacy Association (WPhA) and the Wyoming Society of Health-System Pharmacy (WSHP) Annual Convention in Laramie in June.
Pharmacy student and former cross country and track and field member Greg Miller is one of three UW student-athletes who have received NCAA Postgraduate Scholarships to continue their studies. In 2012, Miller was the first University of Wyoming student to be named a Mountain West Male Scholar-Athlete of the Year.
University of Wyoming senior student-athletes, pharmacy student Chaundra Sewell (women's basketball) and Luke Ruff (football), received the highest honors the Mountain West Conference presents to student-athletes as they were named the 2013 Mountain West Female and Male Scholar-Athletes of the Year.
UW Trustees Approve School of Pharmacy Faculty Promotions
The School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce that the University of Wyoming Board of Trustees approved promotions of the following faculty effective July 1: Linda Gore Martin, Pharm.D., M.B.A., BCPS, to Professor; Janelle L. Krueger, M.S., R.Ph., to Clinical Associate Professor; Mary Onysko, Pharm.D., BCPS, to Clinical Associate Professor; and Melissa L. Hunter, Pharm.D., to Associate Research Scientist with an extended-term appointment.
An invited review written by UW School of Pharmacy student Jennifer B. Steiner, Zhenbiao Wu (with the Department of Clinical Immunology, Xijing Hospital, Fourth Military Medical University, Xi’an, China), and Jun Ren, UW School of Pharmacy Professor of Pharmacology, has been accepted for publication in the journal of Clinical and Experimental Pharmacology and Physiology July 2013 issue. The article titled, "Ticagrelor: Positive, negative and misunderstood properties as a new antiplatelet agent," is available online from: http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/1440-1681.12097/abstract.
The School of Pharmacy class of 2013 received their Doctor of Pharmacy degrees during the UW College of Health Sciences commencement ceremonies on Saturday, May 11. Many graduates shared their future plans which include residencies, hospital, retail, and community pharmacy, and spending time with family.
View more photos of the Class of 2013 at commencement on May 11. Watch the UWTV "Go the Distance" video on You Tube of the 2013 College of Health Sciences Commencement.
UW School of Pharmacy Announces 2013 Preceptors of the Year
Erica Wang and Kelli Gibson have been selected as the 2013 Preceptors of the Year for their significant contributions to the education of UW School of Pharmacy students. The announcements were made at the Annual Honors and Awards banquet in May. Kelli Gibson, Pharm.D., BCPS, with Rose Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, teaches an Introductory Hospital rotation for P2s. Erica Wang, Pharm.D., BCPS, is also with Rose Medical Center in Denver, Colorado, and teaches a Critical-Care elective for P4 students. Dr. Wang is an alumna of the UW School of Pharmacy where she received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in 2006.
Glaucia Teixeira, Ph.D., associate professor of pharmaceutics, and Cara Harshberger, Pharm.D., BCOP, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, were selected as Faculty of the Year by the UW School of Pharmacy class of 2013.
(L to R) Class of 2013 President Pam Darrow, Vice President Kara Springer, Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty of the Year Award recipient Dr. Glaucia Teixeira, and Dean Linda Martin.
(L to R) Class of 2013 President Pam Darrow, Vice President Kara Springer, Pharmacy Practice Faculty of the Year Award recipient Dr. Cara Harshberger, and Dean Linda Martin.
Each year, the UW School of Pharmacy confers several student recognition awards to students based on nominations from the entire faculty and criteria set by each award donor. Outstanding student and faculty award recipients for 2013 were honored recently at the Annual Honors and Awards Banquet.
2013 Scholarship Recipients Honored
The School of Pharmacy announced the 2013 scholarship recipients at the Annual Honors and Awards Banquet in May. Thanks to the generosity and support from donors, 56 students received scholarships.
Student Organizations Present Awards for 2013
UW School of Pharmacy student organizations presented awards during the Annual Honors and Awards Banquet in May.
2013 CHS Awards Honor Outstanding Faculty and Staff
UW School of Pharmacy faculty and staff were honored during the College of Health Sciences award ceremony in April. Bruce Culver, Janelle Krueger, Jennifer Petrie, and Chloe Jones were recognized for outstanding teaching and/or service.
The UW School of Pharmacy welcomed new faculty Becky Linn and Antoinette Brown this spring. Becky Linn, Pharm.D., BCPS, joined the faculty at the UW School of Pharmacy in March as a clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice. Antoinette Brown, R.Ph., joined the faculty at the UW School of Pharmacy in April as the coordinator of experiential education primarily focusing on the fourth year professional rotations.
Angela Thompson Article Published in The Consultant Pharmacist
Angela M. Thompson, Pharm.D., BCPS, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, recently had an article published in The Consultant Pharmacist titled, "Evaluation of Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus Medication Management and Control in Older Adults."
Carol Kobulnicky and Mary Anne Purtzer Publication in Palliative and Supportive Care Journal
Carol J. Hermansen-Kobulnicky, Ph.D., R.Ph., associate professor of social and administrative pharmacy, and Mary Anne Purtzer, Fay W. Whitney School of Nursing assistant professor, have a new publication (in press) in the Palliative and Supportive Care Journal titled, "'How I kept track of it of course was my business': Cancer patient self-monitoring as self-stylized work."
Travis Brown, Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical science, recently had an article titled, "Loss of interneuron LTD and attenuated pyramidal cell LTP in Trpv1 and Trpv3 KO mice," published in the neuroscience journal of Hippocampus.
Christy Weiland, Pharm.D., BCPS, former clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, and Michelle Hilaire, Pharm.D., CDE, BCPS, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice, recently had an article published in American Family Physician titled, "Bromocriptine Mesylate (Cycloset) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus."
Evgeniy Panzhinskiy Awarded MCLS Ph.D. Degree
This spring, Evgeniy Panzhinskiy was awarded a Ph.D. degree in the University of Wyoming Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences (MCLS) graduate program for his thesis titled, "Role of protein tyrosine phosphatase 1B and endoplasmic reticulum stress in obesity-induced insulin resistance." Panzhinskiy worked under the supervision of Dr. Sreejayan “Sree” Nair (Associate Professor of Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy) and his graduate committee members were Dr. Jun Ren (Professor, School of Pharmacy), Dr. Bruce Culver (Professor, School of Pharmacy), Dr. David Fay (Professor of Molecular Biology and Director of Molecular and Cellular Life Sciences Program) and Mark Stayton (Associate Professor and Head, Department of Molecular Biology).
Carol Kobulnicky Conducts Workshop on Motivational Interviewing at Idaho State University
Carol J. Hermansen-Kobulnicky, Ph.D., R.Ph., associate professor of social and administrative pharmacy conducted a workshop on Motivational Interviewing for about 20 faculty at Idaho State University (ISU) June 3–4.
2013 Grand Rounds/Research Day
The College of Health Sciences Grand Rounds/Research Day on April 12 featured research presentations by School of Pharmacy students and faculty. Yinan Hua placed third in the oral presentations and Jenna Allais placed third in the competitive student poster award submissions. Other award-winning posters in the student category were Xihui (Alex) Xu and Ben Pacheco.
Dawn Anne Davison, a fourth year Pharm. D. student gave oral and poster presentations of her research titled, "Cathepsin K Inhibition Alleviates Antimycin A-Induced Cardiomyocyte Apoptosis," during the Wyoming Undergraduate Research Day on April 17, 2013. Davison worked in the lab of Dr. Sreejayan Nair and was supervised by Yinan Hua (student in the Biomedical Graduate Sciences program).
by Kendra Whalen
On April 17, 2013, the UW School of Pharmacy’s NCPA chapter and APhA-ASP chapter co-sponsored the first legislative letter writing campaign in a push to gain recognition of pharmacists as providers. The organizations hope the personal appeals from voting constituents will encourage the legislature to finally recognize pharmacists and the skilled, patient-care services they provide.
Jeremy Vandiver, Pharm.D., BCPS, clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice, recently had an article published in the April issue of Hospital Practice titled, "A Comparative Trial of Anti-Factor Xa Levels Versus the Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time for Heparin Monitoring." This retrospective trial added to literature supporting the advantages of using an anti-Xa assay rather than the aPTT to monitor the parenteral anticoagulant, unfractionated heparin, in hospital settings.
Alumnus John Darnell Receives National Pharmacy Research Grant
BETHESDA, Md. (May 17, 2013) ― John C. Darnell, Pharm.D., has been awarded a 2012-2013 ASHP Foundation Pharmacy Resident Practice-Based Research Grant. Dr. Darnell is a PGY2 Ambulatory Care Pharmacy Resident at Kaiser Permanente in Denver. Dr. Darnell is a graduate of the University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy.
UW's Bruce Culver and Kristy Isaak Receive James C. Hurst Awards
April 15, 2013 — Bruce Culver, director and professor in the School of Pharmacy, and Kristy Isaak, accounting associate, senior, in ASUW, were named the 2012-2013 recipients of the University of Wyoming’s James C. Hurst Each Student-A Person award.
Alumnus Travis Walthall's Custom Rx Pharmacy Receives National Accreditation
KUNA, Id. (April 14, 2013 ― Custom Rx Pharmacy in Kuna, Idaho, owned by alumnus Travis Walthall, R.Ph. (B.S.P. '98) and his wife Tina, was recently accredited by the Pharmacy Compounding Accreditation Board (PCAB). The accreditation is awarded in recognition of the pharmacy’s commitment to meeting and/or exceeding national quality standards. As such, they are currently the only nationally accredited compounding pharmacy in the Treasure Valley of Idaho and the second in the state.
The 2013 Pharmacy Frolic 5K, sponsored by the Student Society of Health-Systems Pharmacy (SSHP), was held on April 14, 2013 at Optimist Park/Laramie River Greenbelt. Despite very cold temperatures, strong winds, and icy roads, thirty-one runners finished the race. Proceeds from the event will be split between the Laramie Interfaith-Good Samaritan and SSHP. Read the official results and times.
Interprofessional Education Workshop
Save the date on Thursday, January 9, 2014 (before the start of spring semester) for what promises to be a very worthwhile one-day CHS Faculty Retreat. An Interprofessional Education Workshop will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn. Facilitators from the University of Washington are Brenda Zierler, PhD, RN, FAAN, and Peggy Odegard, PharmD, BCPS, FASCP, CDE. Carol J. Hermansen-Kobulnicky, Ph.D., R.Ph., is the chair the CHS Interprofessional Education Committee.
The UW School of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the launch of the Aspire Program. The goal of the new program is to recruit and retain high-achieving freshman students for the Doctor of Pharmacy program, and to maximize their academic success and leadership as future professionals.
UW Pharmacy student Lisa Ohnstad (class of 2015) from Weston, Wyoming, is the first student at UW pursuing a dual education in the Pharm.D./Executive MBA program. She shares her insights and experiences to inspire other students to pursue the dual degree. She has received several honors recognizing her accomplishments and leadership skills. Ohnstad's achievements are remarkable considering she is balancing the rigors of both programs, a military career, and spending time with her family.
Alumni Christi Swaby and Cody Plaisted Commissioned as Officers in USPHS
UW School of Pharmacy alumni Christi Swaby (Pharm.D. '11) and Cody Plaisted (Pharm.D. '11) were commissioned as officers in the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) on March 1. Lieutenant Swaby's current duty station is with the Rapid City Public Health Service (PHS) Indian Hospital in Rapid City, South Dakota. Lieutenant Plaisted also works with the Indian Health Service, more specifically with Tuba City Regional Health Care Corporation at Sacred Peaks Health Center in Flagstaff, Arizona.
Michelle Hilaire, Pharm.D., CDE, BCPS, clinical associate professor of pharmacy practice, recently had an article published in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE) titled, "Essential Elements for a Pharmacy Practice Mentoring Program." The article was the final work of the 2011-2012 AACP Pharmacy Practice Faculty Development Committee on which Hilaire served.
IPPE Study by Janelle Krueger Published in AJPE
Janelle Krueger, M.S., R.Ph., clinical assistant professor of pharmacy practice and director of the Experiential Education Program at the UW School of Pharmacy, had an article published in the March issue of the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education (AJPE) titled, "Pharmacy Students’ Application of Knowledge From the Classroom to Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences."
UW School of Pharmacy P2 Cassandra Hardester (class of 2015) placed first in the 2012-2013 American Pharmacists Association–Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) patient counseling competition held in January. Brandon Anderson and Kali Autrey (both class of 2015) tied for second place and Tracey Le (class of 2014) placed third. The winner from each school was invited to compete at the national competition held March 1–4, 2013 in Los Angeles, California, in conjunction with the APhA Annual Meeting & Exposition.
UW Pharmacy Faculty Published in Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice
The third edition of Pharmacotherapy Principles and Practice features chapters written by three University of Wyoming School of Pharmacy clinical faculty members. Melissa Hunter, Pharm.D., Michelle Hilaire, Pharm.D., CDE, BCPS, and Jaime Hornecker, Pharm.D., BCPS, contributed chapters to the therapeutics-based textbook.
Dr. Baskaran "Baski" Thyagarajan’s research group attended the 57th Annual Meeting of the Biophysical Society February 2–6 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. During the meeting, the Baskilab group presented two posters about exciting results from their recent research concerning antinociceptive potentials of neurotoxin and differential mechanisms of atorvastatin.
Michelle Hilaire and Tonja Woods Diabetes Article Published in Formulary
Clinical Associate Professors of Pharmacy Practice Michelle Hilaire, Pharm.D., CDE, BCPS, and Tonja Woods, Pharm.D., CGP, recently had a review article published in the journal Formulary. Their publication titled, "Type 2 Diabetes: A Focus on New Guidelines," was the feature article in the February 2013 issue. The article focused on current recommendations for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and methods of controlling co-occurring conditions.
Findings from a study by Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics Baskaran Thyagarajan, M.Pharm., Ph.D., and his research team were featured in Bio Prep Watch in February. The article by Bryan Cohen in the "Medical Countermeasures" news category is titled, "Wyoming Researchers Demonstrate Capsaicin Effectiveness Against Botulinum."
Yinan Hua Receives Prestigious Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad
Yinan Hua, M.D., M.S., a graduate student in the UW Biomedical Sciences Ph.D. Program, was recently notified that she has been named a recipient of the Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad. The annual award is a prestigious national award in China. It recognizes top Chinese Ph.D. students across all fields of study in the world who work abroad without receiving financial support from the Chinese government. Hua's advisor is UW School of Pharmacy Associate Professor of Pharmacology Sreejayan Nair, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics Baskaran Thyagarajan, M.Pharm., Ph.D., is one of seventeen recipients of the highly competitive American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) New Investigator Award for 2012–13. Thyagarajan received start-up funding from AACP for his research program "Capsaicin Antagonizes Botulinum Neurotoxin A at the Motor Nerve Terminals."
Lanae Salveson, Pharm.D., BCPS, and Janna Crumpton, Pharm.D., BCPS, both UW School of Pharmacy clinical assistant professors of pharmacy practice, were recently granted certification as Board Certified Pharmacotherapy Specialists (BCPS) by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties.
Clinical Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Michelle Hilaire, Pharm.D., participated in the Great Expectations Speaker Series at the 2012 American Society of Health-System Pharmacists' Midyear Clinical Meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada, in December. Hilaire presented "A Practitioner's Guide to a Winning Career in Patient Care, Teaching and Scholarship" during the well-attended session.