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  • 2023 Grad Research E-Symposium Winners
    The 2023 PharmAlliance Graduate Research E-Symposium was held over two days and featured 23 speakers from PharmAlliance schools. Presenters were scored on content, organization, and delivery. Scores were averaged and a composite score was calculated. Out of 23 presentations, our first and second place winners were separated by a mere 0.25 points! We are thrilled to … Read more
  • 2023 Student Domain International Case Competition Winners
    The 2023 PharmAlliance International Case Competition was a success. A total of six teams solved two patient cases surrounding the topic of Opioid Use Disorder. Each team was comprised of a combination of students from UNC, UCL, and Monash. Two judges from UNC (Dr. Olivia Caron & Dr. Vineeta Rao) and 1 judge from UCL … Read more
  • Two Projects Funded in 2022 Grant Cycle
    The PharmAlliance Research Domain is thrilled to announce that two grant applications have been funded via the new PharmAlliance Research Clusters for Doctoral Training (PARCDT) funding scheme. Congratulations to our research teams: Dr. Wallis Lau (UCL), Prof. Simon Bell (Monash), Dr. Joshua Niznik (UNC): Multimorbidity and Medication Overload in People Living with Dementia: Building Capacity … Read more
  • PharmAlliance Week 2021
    Mark your calendars! PharmAlliance Week 2021 is almost here! Most events are scheduled for 15-19, however we are proud to feature a few additional events during UNC Research Week. Our events will address ongoing work and new ideas within the four PharmAlliance priority areas of collaborative education, joint advocacy for pharmacy practice advancement, global community … Read more
  • Record student participation in International Case Competition!
    Congratulations to everyone who participated and assisted the 2021 International Case Competition! The International Case Competition, or ICC, is a PharmAlliance led competition for student pharmacists held annually in March. The virtual competition is between the three PharmAlliance schools of pharmacy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC), University College London (UCL), and Monash … Read more
  • With the rapid development of vaccines, is coronavirus finally on its way out?
    For the original posting and other PharmAlliance Student Domain content, visit their site: As of 11 March 2020, the world has been in the midst of a pandemic. A once meaningless word to many, ‘coronavirus’ has taken the world by storm. In fact, Google revealed last December that ‘coronavirus’ was the top trending search … Read more
  • Week 5 Recap – PharmAlliance Month
    PharmAlliance Month wrapped up with a BANG this week! The Education Domain hosted a session on tools developed during the COVID-19 pandemic to aid online education. During the closing session, PharmAlliance leadership and Vice Provost Barbara Stephenson reflected on progress and engagement seen throughout the month. The partnership was renewed for another five years with … Read more
  • Week 4 Recap – PharmAlliance Month
    This week’s PharmAlliance Month events included a well attended Research Domain Keynote Address from Dr. Bryan Roth and a workshop on mentorship and sponsorship, hosted by Her Research Matters and the EDI Committee of UCL School of Pharmacy. Check out the Friday Fellow’s Report for more!
  • Week 3 Recap – PharmAlliance Month
    This week we heard from Student Domain speakers on topics like adaptable leadership and intercultural communication on teams. We also explored potential areas of collaboration in pharmacy practice around the globe. One such collaboration highlighted work on Core Concepts involved in pharmacy practice. Check out the Friday Fellow’s Report for more!
  • Week 2 Recap – PharmAlliance Month
    PharmAlliance Month continued this week with events in Practice, Student, and Research Domains. Pharmacy practice researchers presented on the effects COVID-19 has had on the pharmacy workforce in the UK, Australia, and the US. The Student Domain celebrated winners of the second annual International Case Competition. Additionally, Her Research Matters and the EDI Committee at … Read more
  • In Case You Missed It – Week 1 of PharmAlliance Month
    The first week of PharmAlliance Month started off strong! Our Deans and Keynote Speaker Vice Provost Barbara Stephenson opened with reflections on the importance of global partnerships and the opportunities within. Additionally, over 40 graduate students presented their research in the second annual Graduate Research E-Symposium. Download the Week 1 Friday Fellow’s Report for more!
  • Furry Friday Photo Contest
    We’ve all been stuck at home for a couple of months (years?) and things can sometimes feel bleak. Who better to cheer you up than a delightful dog, cuddly kitty, smiling salamander… you get the picture! Your pet doesn’t *have* to have fur… critters of all types are welcome. This includes pet rocks, Tamagotchis, and … Read more
  • PharmAlliance Students Crush International Case Competition
    The Pharmalliance International Case Competition (ICC) is an entirely student-driven, collaborative case competition that occurs annually in March or April. Students from UNC, UCL and Monash work together to come up with a creative solution based around a patient scenario. This year, teams had a choice between two cases: one focused on substance use disorder … Read more
  • PharmAlliance-Funded Collaborators Make Waves in Alzheimer’s Disease
    Research from PharmAlliance collaborators (published March, 2020) revealed changes in intestinal permeability and oral absorption for some medications in mouse models of Alzheimer’s Disease. The drugs that showed a decrease in oral absorption, digoxin and valsartan, are commonly prescribed medications for cardiac conditions. Often times, patients with Alzheimer’s Disease are also being treated for cardiac … Read more
  • Deans Debrief “Down Under”
    Newly appointed Dean Angela Kashuba of UNC Eshelman School of Pharmacy made a two-day trip to Melbourne in November, 2019. During her visit, she and Monash University Faculty of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences (FPPS) Dean Arthur Christopoulos discussed current state as individual schools and as members of the three-pronged partnership. From there, the leaders identified … Read more
  • PharmAlliance 2019 Grant Winners Announced!
    In the fifth PharmAlliance funding round, a total of 14 project proposals were submitted for consideration. Following careful deliberation by the Research and Enterprise Working Group and the Deans Group, four grants totaling $226,102 USD were awarded. Congratulations to the following successful individuals: Michael Wolcott (UNC), Denise Rhoney (UNC), Jacqui McLaughlin (UNC), Amanda Olsen (UNC), … Read more