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.
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
Amid dual mental health and substance use disorder crises, board-certified psychiatric pharmacists can address shortage of behavioral health providers, USC expert writes in Psychiatry Online.
For commentary published in Nature Methods, USC School of Pharmacy scientists united researchers worldwide to promote inclusivity in immunology studies.
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.
The Food and Drug Administration yanked the fight against Alzheimer’s out of the mire with its approval of the first disease-modifying therapy. Although it’s a modest first step, it paves the way for more momentous breakthroughs.
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.
Commencement events on Friday, May 14 kicked off a week of ceremonies recognizing USC’s graduating students for their achievements and — most importantly — their perseverance.
Black and Latino neighborhoods in the 30 most populous U.S. cities had fewer pharmacies than white or diverse neighborhoods in 2007-2015, USC research shows, suggesting that ‘pharmacy deserts’ may be an overlooked contributor to persistent racial and ethnic health disparities.
From day one of distribution to today, Trojans have been delivering vaccines to hard-hit communities, volunteering at mega-sites and ensuring that hundreds of thousands of shots get into arms.