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UH Hilo College of Pharmacy to host Phytochemical Society

UH Hilo College of Pharmacy to host Phytochemical Society

MEDIA RELEASE Nearly 500 scientists who specialize in researching chemical compounds that occur naturally in plants will visit the Big Island Dec. 10-15 for a conference hosted by the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s College of Pharmacy. The Phytochemical Society of North America holds its 50th Anniversary meeting on the Kohala Coast. The program includes […]

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CoP students to travel to Thailand for rotations

CoP students to travel to Thailand for rotations

MEDIA RELEASE Students from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawaii at Hilo will gain professional experience in Thailand beginning this school year because of an agreement with Faculty of Pharmacy, Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok. The program is known as “U.S.-THAI Student Pharmacists and Pharmacists Exchange Program.” It was established to promote global […]

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College of Pharmacy to aid military mental health professionals

College of Pharmacy to aid military mental health professionals

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo is the first in the nation to offer a Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology (MSCP) degree solely within a College of Pharmacy after an Aug. 25 vote by the University of Hawaii Board of Regents. Typically offered by schools of psychology, the degree gives clinical psychologists […]

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College of Pharmacy, local teachers help build Hawaii

College of Pharmacy, local teachers help build Hawaii

MEDIA RELEASE A collaboration between the state Department of Education and the University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy (CoP) should result in more students understanding engineering concepts and possibly choosing careers that will help build a better Hawaii. The program will be funded through the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center on Structured […]

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UH Hilo Pharmacy graduates prove competitive in job market

UH Hilo Pharmacy graduates prove competitive in job market

MEDIA RELEASE College of Pharmacy alumni from the University of Hawaii at Hilo have been hired for jobs that require a PharmD degree in 16 states as well as Guam and Washington D.C. at various retail chains, community pharmacies and hospitals. According to a survey conducted by CoP’s Department of Student Services, more than one-third […]

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The Hawaii Independent Pharmacies, Inc. has established an endowment at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo College of Pharmacy. Their gift of $72,500 will be matched by the Student Access and Success Fund bringing the fund total to $145,000. Beginning in fall 2011, The Hawaii Independent Pharmacies, Inc. Endowed Excellence Scholarship at UH Hilo will provide scholarships to full-time, professional pharmacy students at the College of Pharmacy.

Hawaii Independent Pharmacies endow UH Hilo College of Pharmacy scholarship

The Hawaii Independent Pharmacies, Inc. has established an endowment at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo College of Pharmacy. Their gift of $72,500 will be matched by the Student Access and Success Fund bringing the fund total to $145,000. Beginning in fall 2011, The Hawaii Independent Pharmacies, Inc. Endowed Excellence Scholarship at UH Hilo will […]

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College of Pharmacy accomplishes accreditation goal

College of Pharmacy accomplishes accreditation goal

MEDIA RELEASE After five years of intensive reviews, the College of Pharmacy (CoP) at the University of Hawaii at Hilo has been granted full accreditation by the national agency that regulates pharmacy schools. At a June 24 meeting, the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) voted to award the college […]

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College of Pharmacy granted extension of CME accreditation

College of Pharmacy granted extension of CME accreditation

MEDIA RELEASE Physicians will continue to earn continuing medical education (CME) credits through the University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy after a vote by the Hawaii Medical Association to extend CME accreditation for a full four years. Hawaii Medical Association is recognized by the national Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education as the […]

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Ph.D. program in pharmaceutical sciences ready to roll

Ph.D. program in pharmaceutical sciences ready to roll

MEDIA RELEASE The regional accrediting organization responsible for evaluating colleges and universities in the western part of the United States has approved the newly formed Ph.D. program in pharmaceutical sciences at the University of Hawaii at Hilo’s College of Pharmacy. Approval from the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC) was the last hurdle before […]

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First pharmacists celebrate commencement

First pharmacists celebrate commencement

MEDIA RELEASE The first student to receive her doctorate in pharmacy from the University of Hawaii at Hilo was chosen by her peers because of her endurance in the face of adversity, but also because she is an inspiration. Tehane Ornellas from Kula, Maui, was the first of 80 PharmD students from the College of […]

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First pharmacy class to graduate at spring commencement

First pharmacy class to graduate at spring commencement

MEDIA RELEASE The University of Hawaii at Hilo marks a historical milestone when the College of Pharmacy awards its first Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degrees at spring commencement 9 a.m. Saturday, May 14 at Edith Kanakaole Stadium. Dean John Pezzuto, who has spent 30 years in academic pharmacy, describes the class of 2011 as “dynamic […]

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The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo has successfully completed the design phase of a permanent state-of-the-art building for the College of Pharmacy, thanks in part to $5.5 million funding from the state Legislature in 2009.

UH-Hilo’s College of Pharmacy completes design phase

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo has successfully completed the design phase of a permanent state-of-the-art building for the College of Pharmacy, thanks in part to $5.5 million funding from the state Legislature in 2009.

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UH-Hilo's first pharmacy residents established on Maui

UH-Hilo’s first pharmacy residents established on Maui

MEDIA RELEASE The first pharmacy residents through the University of Hawaii at Hilo College of Pharmacy (CoP) are working with the staff at Maui Medical Center while helping to achieve national accreditation for the University’s residency program. Similar to residencies that allow medical doctors to get postgraduate experience, the UH Hilo pharmacy residency gives pharmacists […]

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At its monthly meeting held yesterday at Honolulu Community College, the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents approved the bachelor of arts in pharmacy studies and the doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences as provisional programs to be administered by the College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, effective fall 2011.

UH Board of Regents approves two new degrees at UH Hilo College of Pharmacy

At its monthly meeting held yesterday at Honolulu Community College, the University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents approved the bachelor of arts in pharmacy studies and the doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences as provisional programs to be administered by the College of Pharmacy at the University of Hawai‘i at Hilo, effective fall 2011.

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