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August 24, 2022

News & Announcements

Georgians in 71 Counties Lack Close Access to Methadone

UGA Today published a story about a study co-authored by CoP Associate Professor Dr. Jayani Jayawardhana. The story explains that 71 counties lack access to Methadone within a 15-minute drive, noting that most methadone clinics are located in non-rural areas. Throughout the article, Jaywardhana provides insight and potential solutions to the issue based on her research. Be sure to read the full story here! 

College's IBRS Certificate Listed as Exemplar in EAB Article

The College's International Biomedical Regulatory Sciences certificate program was featured as an example in an EAB article about incorporating stackable credits into graduate programs. Read the full article here.

New Immigration Services Podcast at UGA

UGA's Immigration Services recently started Discussions Without Borders, a podcast intended to highlight the stories, cultures, research and experiences of international students. In the podcast's most recent episode, Associate Director of Immigration Services Ashley Johnson welcomes incoming international students and scholars for the Fall 2022 semester. Listen to the latest episode here

Accolades, Media, & Publications

Dr. Brian Seagraves and College of Pharmacy Receive Community Humanitarian Award

Dr. Brian Seagraves was presented with the Humanitarian Award from the Athens-Clarke County Democratic Committee for the work he has done in Athens and surrounding areas in the field of viral hepatitis for the past 18 years, as well as the work he did in the community throughout the COVID-19 pandemic (vaccine clinics, health screenings, etc,). The UGA College of Pharmacy was also recognized with a Humanitarian Award, which Dr. Henry Young accepted on behalf of the College. Well done, PharmDawgs!

Dr. Brian Seagraves Presents to Members of AAIP

On Thursday, August 18, Dr. Brian Seagraves delivered a continuing education presentation entitled Health Disparities in the Chronically Infected HCV Population to the AAIP members in Atlanta. The presentation included information about current HCV treatments as well as common challenges among patients receiving and/or completing treatment. 
 

Students

Virtual Career Development Office Hours

Drop in for virtual career development office hours with Dr. Danielle Vitale, every Friday from 2-4PM on Zoom.  Click here to join!

APHA Pharmacy Section Student Webinar

Join the APHA Pharmacy Section for a free student webinar on Thursday, 08/25, at 8pm EST  for our topic on "Non-traditional pharmacy careers series (Part 1): Academia, leadership, and education." Dr. Joe Dikun from the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy will share his insights in academia and research. APHA membership not required to attend this free webinar. Register here.

Upcoming Weekly Groups: Processing Grief and Managing Stress

Faculty & Staff

Fall '22 Engage and Learn Grants Applications 

The Fall 2022 Engage and Learn Grants application deadline is August 31. These grants can help cover costs for educational and developmental activities for staff not provided by the Professional Education Portal (PEP)LinkedIn Learning, or other resources that UGA provides. More information.

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)

Bulldogs Battling Breast Cancer Benefit

A benefit for Bulldogs Battling Breast Cancer will be held September 30 at the Variety Playhouse in Atlanta. More information and tickets available here.

Position Postings

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

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
F1337P
Pharmacy-Clin & Admin Pharmacy
Faculty

Associate or Full Professor
F1315P
Pharmacy-Pharm & Biomed Sci
Faculty

Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
F1310P
Pharmacy-Clin & Admin Pharmacy
Faculty

Director of the Office of Instructional Innovation and Research
F1294P
Pharmacy-Assoc Dean's Office B
Faculty

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

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

Data Management Specialist II
S07069P
Pharmacy-Clin & Admin Pharmacy
Staff
Albany

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

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

Calendar

For a full list of student events, view the DSAC Calendar.
THURSDAY, AUGUST 25
PharmDawg Back to School Bash: Savannah
5:30-8:30pm | Savannah Campus
FRIDAY, AUGUST 26
Career Development Office Hours
2-4pm | Virtual
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