Pharmacy News

Industry Pharmacy Fellowship Partnerships Expanding
Industry Pharmacy Fellowship Partnerships Expanding
Boston is known for its innovation and growth in the bio-pharmaceutical industry sector.  The School of Pharmacy and the Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences are embracing the biotechnology growth in the pharmaceutical industry by developing partnerships with various companies to offer post-Pharm.D. industry fellowships. The Northeastern fellowship partnerships have been steadily growing over the ...more
Northeastern Pharmacy Students are Soaring…
Northeastern Pharmacy Students are Soaring…
Our students are engaged in leadership, scholarship and service at the local, regional and national levels. We are proud to share some of the many student accomplishments from this past year: Northeastern University and the School of Pharmacy were represented on Capitol Hill for Rx Impact Day, the National Association of Chain Drug Stores’ (NACDS) event ...more
Faculty, Students and Alumni Active at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
Faculty, Students and Alumni Active at ASHP Midyear Clinical Meeting
The School of Pharmacy was well-represented at the 2018 American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting in Anaheim, California, where the school hosted its annual “Alumni and Friends Reception.” As always, the event was a great opportunity for faculty, alumni, colleagues, students and friends to gather and to hear news and updates on ...more
Patricia Kienle of Cardinal Health receives 2018 John W. Webb Lecture Award
Patricia Kienle of Cardinal Health receives 2018 John W. Webb Lecture Award
Northeastern University sponsored the 34th Annual John W. Webb Lecture on October 31, 2018. This year's event was hosted on campus in Blackman Auditorium where pharmacy students, faculty and leaders were able to attend. Patricia Kienle of Cardinal Health received the 2018 John W. Webb Lecture Award and presented her speech titled Nimble Leadership: A ...more
Alumni Connections
Alumni Connections
On November 16 the School of Pharmacy and Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences hosted a student/alumni networking evening attended by 20 alumni and 70 students. Local alumni shared their experiences and advice with undergraduates in the B.S. in Pharmaceutical Sciences program, as well as Master's and PhD students.  Many attendees subsequently connected on LinkedIn or continued their ...more
Organizational Updates – Welcome New Faculty and Leaders
Organizational Updates – Welcome New Faculty and Leaders
The School of Pharmacy is pleased share the following new faculty appointments: J. Andrew Orr-Skirvin, PharmD, BCOP, Associate Clinical Professor, has been appointed Interim Chair of the Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences.  Dr. Orr-Skirvin has been a faculty member at Northeastern University since 2007, with 25 years of teaching experience. He developed an Oncology/Hematology practice site with Dana Farber ...more
Faculty:  Research, Scholarship, and Media Highlights
Faculty: Research, Scholarship, and Media Highlights
Recent faculty highlights: Becky Briesacher, PhD, Department of Pharmacy and Health Systems Sciences, received an R21 award from the NIH-National Institute on Aging for her work entitled "Clarifying the relationship between Delirium and Alzheimer's disease and related dementias".  Delirium is common in older hospitalized adults admitted to nursing homes to recover, and is associated with negative complications including potentially ...more