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College of Pharmacy to host medication cleanout

April 25, 2017 | Pharmacy | The College of Pharmacy  facilitated a drive-thru medication cleanout event April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henry and Grace Farrar Center for Health Sciences on campus. “By dropping off your unused and expired medications at the medication cleanout program, you are working to prevent abuse, misuse and poisonings while also protecting the local water supply
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College of Pharmacy hosts bone marrow drive

April 5, 2017 | Pharmacy | Students in the College of Pharmacy hosted a bone marrow drive April 5-8 in the Liberty Room of the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. The drive was designed to add new participants to the national registry that matches potential donors to recipients in need. Through the organization Delete Blood Cancer, students, faculty and staff gave information and DNA
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Health sciences students collaborate in a Night at the Round Tables

Oct. 13, 2016 | On Monday, Oct. 3, students representing six academic departments in health sciences and related departments packed into the Founders Room and Cone Chapel for “A Night at the Round Tables.” This interdepartmental collaboration event challenged students from a variety of fields to work through a case study as a team, simulating a real-world situation of health care professionals’ collective expertise. “The
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Pharmacy professor conducts breast cancer research survey

October 4, 2016 | Pharmacy | Dr. Landry Kamdem, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Harding University, and a research team of University pharmacy students are conducting a survey to identify reasons for medication nonadherence in breast cancer patients and survivors. Kamdem and his team are seeking 500-1,500 participants to take their survey. Kamdem’s project will focus on hormonal therapies, documenting any prevalent side effects
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Pharmacy graduate helps start immunization program at Wal-Mart

Sept. 7, 2016 | Pharmacy | The ninth class of students in the College of Pharmacy were welcomed to campus Aug. 19 in a white coat ceremony. Dr. Steve Sparks, College of Pharmacy alumnus, addressed students in the ceremony. “I never dreamed I would be here today speaking to you,” Sparks said to students. “I got asked to speak, and like any good speaker, I
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Categories: Alumni and University.

College of Pharmacy hosts open house

August 4, 2016 | Pharmacy | The College of Pharmacy held its summer open house for prospective students July 29. The college’s open house event was created to educate interested students and parents about the University’s Doctor of Pharmacy degree program. “The goal of most colleges of pharmacy right now is to be stagnant — to get as many applications as they did the previous
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College of Pharmacy hosts camp for high schoolers

June 23, 2016 | Pharmacy High school juniors and seniors from nine different states joined College of Pharmacy faculty and students who partnered with Walgreens for the college’s eighth annual Pharmacy Camp. From June 19-24, students explored the field of pharmacy through classes and hands-on activities. Faculty and student counselors led the prospective pharmacy students as they performed pharmaceutical research experiments and shadowed local health care
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Graduates reflect on time at HU

May 9, 2016 | Graduation | On Saturday, May 7, nearly 900 students woke up, donned their black caps and gowns, and crossed the Benson stage to receive their long-awaited diplomas. Graduates came from Harding’s 10 undergraduate degree programs, 14 pre-professional programs and 21 graduate and professional degree programs. Child life major Meredith Wood received her Bachelor of Science in the 9 a.m. commencement service
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College of Pharmacy facilitates Medication Cleanout

April 29, 2016 | Pharmacy | The College of Pharmacy facilitated a drive-thru Medication Cleanout event April 30 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henry and Grace Farrar Center for Health Sciences. “By dropping off your unused and expired medications at the Medication Cleanout program, you are working to prevent abuse, misuse and poisonings while also protecting the local water supply and landfill
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Provost announces new dean of pharmacy

April 6, 2016 | Pharmacy | Provost Larry Long announced Dr. Jeff Mercer as the new dean of the College of Pharmacy. Mercer will replace Dr. Julie Hixson-Wallace, current dean, effective June 1. As assistant dean for experiential education since 2006, Mercer was charged with leading the development of practice placements for pharmacy students. Mercer earned his Pharm.D. from Auburn University in 2000, after studying at
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