September 22, 2022

News & Announcements

Two PharmDawgs Recognized at UGA's BFSO Awards Luncheon

Congratulations to PharmDawgs Cicely Hemphill and Alaina Lewis for being recognized yesterday at the 20th annual luncheon for the Black Faculty and Staff Organization (BFSO) at UGA!

Cicely was one of four recipients the Ed Wilker Memorial Egalitarian Award, which recognizes staff for their excellence and commitment to service. Alaina received the BFSO Founders Scholarship for a student matriculating a professional program. 

We are proud of you, Cicely and Alaina!
CoP Alum Wins Cardinal Health's 2022 Community Leadership Award

Congratulations to PharmDawg Dr. Kisha Christian, the owner of St. Croix's Neighborhood Pharmacy, for recently winning the Cardinal Health's Annual Ken Wurster Community Leadership Award. Recipients of this award are recognized as independent pharmacists with outstanding contributions to their respective communities. Neighborhood Pharmacy is the first recipient of the award from the U.S. Virgin Islands.   

As a part of the award, Cardinal Health donates $10,000 in the name of the winner to a pharmacy school or association of the winner's choice. We are lucky to say Christian chose to donate the $10,000 to her alma mater, our College of Pharmacy. Outstanding work, Dr. Christian!

Be sure to click here to read the full story.

Pizza with a Professor

After winning the "Pizza with a Professor" prize at the Augusta Back to School event, Matisse Murphy met Dr. Rusty May for a mentoring session over pizza last week.

Welcome Baby Paxton Miller to the PharmDawg PBS Family

Congratulations to Torrie Miller on the birth of her new baby girl, Paxton Miller! She weighs 7 pounds, 9 ounces, and is 20 inches long. As of last Wednesday, both Torrie and Paxton are doing well and are back at home. 
Updated Directions for Personal Supplies Lockers

There are two lockers filled with personal care supplies that are available to all faculty, staff, and students. 

The first locker is located on the second floor of the Pharmacy South building, right outside of the Student Affairs Office Suites. The locker is #105, and the combination is 30-40-24.

The second locker is located in the Wilson Pharmacy Building's first floor women's restroom.  The locker is #369, and the combination is 20-06-30. 
Upcoming Flu Shot Clinics

Flu shots will be offered on Thursday, September 22 from 3-5 p.m. at the R.C. Wilson Lobby. Be sure to come by and bring your UGA ID and insurance information. If you can't make it, read below for other opportunities to get your shot on campus! 

Accolades, Media, & Publications

Edith Ford Competes as One of Three Finalists in ACCP Conference

Congratulations to Edith Ford, a 2023 PharmD candidate on the Augusta campus, for being selected as one of three finalists at the ACCP Global Conference for Clinical Pharmacy for Best Student Presentation. The conference will be held in San Francisco, CA. Ford performed research under Dr. Priya Narayanan, where they studied the "effect of Triciribine on reducing neurovascular damage in diabetic retinopathy." Other contributors to the study are Fang Liu, Shengshuai Shan, and Somanath PR Shenoy. Way to go, PharmDawgs!


Upcoming Workshops for Prospective Graduate Applicants

The Graduate School's Office of Recruitment and Diversity Initiatives is hosting two workshops for prospective applicants in the coming weeks. 

Exploring Graduate Education

  • When: Tuesday, September 27 from 5:30-7 p.m. 
  • Where: Zoom (Register here)

Preparing Diverse Populations for Graduate Admissions

  • When: Tuesday, October 4 from 3-7:30 p.m. 
  • Where: Cindy Rooker Fireside Lounge (Register here)

Contact Narke Norton with questions. 
Hispanic/LatinX Heritage Month Speaker
LGBTQ+ Inclusivity in Healthcare Presentation and Speaker
Upcoming Panel about Perspectives on Homelessness

The Backpack Project of Athens is hosting a panel about perspectives on homelessness on Thursday, October 13th at 6:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided, and parking will be available in UGA's Tate Deck. Be sure to RSVP here!
Fundraising Weekly

Check out the latest student fundraisers in this week's edition of DSAC's Fundraising Weekly!

Faculty & Staff

Fall '22 Professional Development Programs for Faculty

The Office of Faculty Affairs is offering multiple professional development programs to enhance faculty success for the fall semester. Faculty can register for sessions through the Professional Education Portal (PEP)

Position Postings

Current job openings within the College of Pharmacy are listed below. Click the job title for more information. 

Clinical Instructor

Pharmacy-Clin & Admin Pharmacy

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Pharmacy-Clin & Admin Pharmacy

Associate or Full Professor
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
Pharmacy-Clin & Admin Pharmacy

Research Technician
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci
The Strauch lab

Post-Doctoral Associate
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci
The Huet laboratory 

Postdoctoral Research Associate
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci
The Strauch lab



For a full list of student events, view the DSAC Calendar.
College of Pharmacy Flu Shot Clinic
3-5pm | R.C. Wilson Lobby
Career Development Office Hours
2-4pm | Virtual
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