Pharmacy News

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
Looking where others have not
Looking where others have not
For decades, scientists have searched for a synthetic alternative to medical marijuana that can deliver its medicinal benefits without the harmful side effects. The problem is that the positives and negatives are tied together at the molecular level, and no one has found a way to separate them. Like a determined prospector, pharmacy professor Ganesh Thakur ...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
School Awards and Accomplishments
School Awards and Accomplishments
The School of Pharmacy at Northeastern University continues its tradition of excellence, with a number of recent achievements and milestones worth mentioning. This past September, at the 135th Annual Awards Banquet of the Massachusetts Pharmacists Association, Northeastern’s School of Pharmacy received one of the President’s Awards in recognition of outstanding service to the profession of pharmacy. Pharmacy ...more
Northeastern faculty member gives keynote speech at UConn Professionalism Ceremony
Northeastern faculty member gives keynote speech at UConn Professionalism Ceremony
On October 13, Assistant Clinical Professor Tayla Rose, PharmD, RPh, BCACP, CDE, returned to her alma mater to provide keynote remarks at the University of Connecticut School Of Pharmacy Professionalism Ceremony.  A 2013 Doctor of Pharmacy graduate, Dr. Rose was welcomed by UConn faculty, students and staff, as she addressed the first and second professional year students on the topic ...more
Pharmacy Student Innovates
Pharmacy Student Innovates
Doctor of Pharmacy student and founder of the Bouvé Innovators Club, Danny Jooyoung Kim, has been selected as a Rising Star in Tech by Underscore VC, a Boston-based venture capital firm. Read ...more
And the Webb Award goes to...
And the Webb Award goes to...
  On October 23, 2017, the School of Pharmacy proudly hosted the 33rd Annual John W. Webb Lecture Award Program. James A. Jorgensen, RPh, MS, FASHP, was the recipient of the John W. Webb Visiting Professorship in Hospital Pharmacy. Each year the Visiting Professor presents a lecture on excellence in pharmacy management. Jorgensen delivered his lecture ...more