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Professor Melvin Baron Retires After a Remarkable 60+ Year Career

After more than 40 years of distinguished service to the University, Dr. Melvin Baron, PharmD, MPA, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, has retired at the end of June. Dr. Baron has made significant contributions to the profession of pharmacy, and as an educator he has inspired and guided the professional careers of countless students and faculty.

Alachkar Awarded $1.79 Million NIH Grant

Houda Alachkar of the USC School of Pharmacy was awarded a five-year, $1.79 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to fund a study that could lead to advancements in the development of personalized treatments for acute myeloid leukemia

Alumni Spotlight – Vinnie Dam: A Passion for Pets

After working his way from staff pharmacist to Rite Aid pharmacy district manager, Vinnie Dam, PharmD ’07, MS Regulatory Science ’07, applied his love for animals and compounding medications to an entrepreneurial path. In 2017, he co-founded Mixlab, a customer-driven veterinary compounding pharmacy, and serves as the company’s chief pharmacy officer.

Students Consult for Top Healthcare Companies

The Enterprise Team Projects program pairs leading healthcare companies with graduate students in the school’s Healthcare Decision Analysis and Biopharmaceutical Marketing programs to pursue solutions and opportunities in the areas of new product commercialization, value and access, pricing and reimbursement, product marketing and more.