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April 27, 2022

News & Announcements

Film Crew Documents Dr. Chu's Immense Impact

Members of a production crew from On-Demand Korea-ODK, an online streaming channel, visited the Athens campus this week to film a documentary chronicling the life and career of  Dr. David Chu. The documentary, part of the "Asian Scientist Series," is scheduled to be released in June. Dr. Chu, Distinguished Research Professor and Professor Emeritus, has spent his entire career researching new drugs for the treatment of viral infections and cancer.    

Faculty, staff, and students were featured on camera to discuss Dr. Chu's impact on their academic and research paths. Along with his scientific achievements, Dr. Chu's charitable donations and benevolent gifts made to the College on behalf of he and his wife, Jane, were shared so that viewers will have the complete story of the man who has meant so much to the College.  A huge thank you to all who played a role in this production!

Incoming Pharmacy Residency Class of 2022-2023

We are pleased to share and celebrate the results of the ASHP Pharmacy Residency Match for the College's residency programs. Congratulations and welcome to our incoming residency class for 2022-2023!

GPhF Sponsors Lunch & Learn

Thanks to the Georgia Pharmacy Foundation, who sponsored a recent lunch and learn for PharmDawg students. Mike Tarrant, an advisor with Integrated Financial Group, shared personal financial planning tips to participants. In addition, Lance Boles '99, past GPhA President and current foundation board member, discussed the importance of student involvement in GPhA, as well as the value of GPhA Foundation scholarships.  Thanks, Mike and Lance, for sharing your “pearls of wisdom” with PharmDawg students!

F&A Diversity Committee Presents: Steps Towards Diversity

The UGA Finance & Administration Diversity Committee presents “Steps Towards Diversity, a journey of selective sites denoting African American contributions at the University of Georgia." Take a journey by participating in the inaugural African American self-guided site tour.  This tour features eight sites throughout campus denoting African American contributions at UGA.  Each site contains a QR code that allows for participants to learn more about the significance of each location.  In addition, each site contains a word jumble letter; collect all eight letters to solve the word jumble and be the first of 100 to receive an F&A Diversity Committee gift bag.  This tour will be available until May 31.

Research, Accolades, & Media

Logan Smith Awarded CPNP Foundation Award

Logan Smith, P3, was awarded the College of Psychiatric & Neurologic Pharmacists (CPNP) Foundation Strategic Goals Award at the CPNP 2022 Annual Meeting in San Antonio, TX this past weekend for his poster, "Prevalence of Imposter Phenomenon Among Graduate Students in Pharmacy and Counseling Psychology." He is pictured below with CPNP UGA Chapter Advisor, Dr. Linda Logan. Congratulations, Logan! 
Elizabeth Burgess Wins 'Best Poster' at Thank a Donor Day

UGA's Donor Relations & Stewardship Office held their annual "Thank a Donor Day," a massive event in Tate Plaza for students to express their gratitude to donors by writing thank you cards, creating posters, and recording video messages. BSPS student Elizabeth Burgess represented the CoP as a "Thank a Donor Day" ambassador, leading the College's efforts in the poster contest and encouraging fellow students to attend and participate in the event.  Not only was she a huge help, but her poster was voted "Best Design!" As a result, Elizabeth was able to designate a $250 reward, donated by the UGA Donor Relations team, to the PBS Enrichment fund.  She also will receive Chick-fil-A meal cards for herself and her classmates. Elizabeth, thank you again for all your hard work and for being such a great representative for PBS and the College of Pharmacy!

ASHP Features Rigo Segovia

Rigo Segovia '20 was featured as a Member Spotlight by American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. He completed his PGY1 residency training at Sarasota Memorial Hospital in Florida and is currently a PGY2 Pharmacy Informatics Resident at the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio. Keep up the great work, Rigo!

Students

Senior Legacy 

This Saturday, April 30th is the last day to take advantage of Dean Smith’s matching opportunity for Senior Legacy. If you make a $15 donation to Senior Legacy by the deadline, Dean Smith will contribute the remaining $15 needed to add your name to the class plaque. You can make your Senior Legacy gift here. All Senior Legacy donors will receive a custom lapel pin!

Faculty & Staff

2021 Staff Member of the Year Nominations Due Friday

Nominations are now being solicited for the 2021 College of Pharmacy Staff Member of the Year.  This award recognizes a staff member whose contributions to the College in 2021 were outstanding.  

The recipient receives a $1,000 award, a personalized plaque, and his/her name added to the permanent plaque in the RC Wilson lobby of the College. Complete packages, including Guidelines for Selection of Employee of the Year and the Nomination Form,  should be submitted via email no later than Friday, April 29 at 5pm.

Sarah H. Moss Fellowships Applications for 2022-23

The Sarah H. Moss Fellowships, administered by the Center for Teaching and Learning, provide funds for travel and related expenses for tenure-track faculty pursuing advanced scholarship, research, and study in institutions of higher learning abroad and outside of Georgia and contiguous states. Funds may be used for faculty members’ own travel and research expenses, as well as for partner and dependent travel.

USG Mandatory Cybersecurity Awareness Training Due April 29th

The University System of Georgia requires all employees, including student workers, to complete cybersecurity awareness training twice annually, in April and October.

To complete the mandatory training, log in to the KnowBe4 Portal with your UGA MyID and password. The Security Awareness Fundamentals course takes approximately 15 minutes to complete. Faculty, staff, and student employees who have questions about the training should contact the EITS Help Desk at 706-542-3106 or email helpdesk@uga.edu.

Position Postings

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

Lecturer
F1232P
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci
Faculty

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
F1071P
Pharmacy-Clin & Admin Pharmacy
Faculty

IIT Manager for Client Support Services
S08293P
Pharmacy-Inst Design & Tech
Staff

Data Management Specialist II
S07069P
Pharmacy-Clin & Admin Pharmacy
Staff
Located in Augusta, GA

Research Technician
S07957P
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci
Staff
Cai Lab

Research Technician
S05461P
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci
Staff
The Strauch Lab

Postdoctoral Research Associate
G/R12664P
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci
Grad/Research/Student/Temp
The Strauch Lab

Post-Doctoral Associate
G/R15123P
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci
Grad/Research/Student/Temp
The Huet Lab

Temporary Hourly Professional
G/R16742P
Pharmacy-Assoc Dean's Office A
Grad/Research/Student/Temp
This position will serve as administrative support to the Dean Stuart Feldman Summer Science Institute faculty and staff.

Calendar

For a full list of student events, view the DSAC Calendar.
FRIDAY, APRIL 29th
Career Development Office Hours 
2pm to 4pm | Join via Zoom | Contact: Dr. Danielle Vitale
MONDAY, MAY 2nd
Processing of Grief: A Holistic Adult Bereavement Support Group
5pm to 6pm | PS 210 | Contact: Dr. Vivia Hill-Silcott
WEDNESDAY, MAY 24th
Managing Anxiety and Stress Group
5pm to 6pm | PS 230 | Contact: Dr. Vivia Hill-Silcott
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