Spring 2017 Newsletter

Faculty Convocation 17

Greetings!  Welcome to the latest edition of the School of Pharmacy newsletter.  In addition to the exciting news involving our students, faculty, staff and alumni, there is some news regarding transitions in the college and school that we’d like to share.  This March we were excited to welcome Susan Parish as the new dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. With Susan’s arrival, we welcome back Jack Reynolds to his position as dean of the School of Pharmacy after having served the university and college in interim leadership positions for the last three years.  Please join us in welcoming Susan to Bouvé and Jack back to the School of Pharmacy.

Carla Bouwmeester Completes the Emerging Leaders in Aging Program
Carla Bouwmeester Completes the Emerging Leaders in Aging Program
Carla Bouwmeester, MS, PharmD, BCPS, BCGP, FASCP, Associate Clinical Professor (pictured second from right), recently completed the Emerging Leaders in Aging program, a national inter-professional program focused on augmenting and leveraging existing leadership skills relevant to clinical care, research and education.  The program is jointly sponsored by the University of California San Francisco, the American Geriatric Society, and ...more
Repairing the Parkinson's Brain
Barbara Waszczak, PhD, is a Professor and a neuroscientist in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences who is pioneering the use of GDNF to repair damaged neurons in a rat model of Parkinson’s disease.  Her research was featured in the March 2017 newsletter from the Focused Ultrasound Foundation, in an article highlighting her collaborations with Nathan McDannold at Brigham and Women’s ...more