The numbers tell the story: Since Pfizer received emergency approval for its COVID-19 vaccine in mid-December, quick efforts by USC have contributed to more than 800,000 people in Los Angeles getting inoculated.
The treasured tradition of the annual white coat ceremony—marking the beginning of Doctor of Pharmacy students’ journey to joining the profession—returned to campus with a dual celebration on Wednesday, Aug. 18.
Faculty and students led presentations and presented research at Virtual Pharmacy Education 2021, the annual meeting of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), which took place July 19-22.
After 50 years of distinguished service to the University, Fred Weissman, PharmD, JD retired at the end of June. As Professor of Clinical Pharmacy at the USC School of Pharmacy, he has made countless contributions to the School, the university, and the pharmacy profession.
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