College of Pharmacy National Outstanding Student ChapterThe UHCOP Chapter of the Student College of Clinical Pharmacy has been recognized with the 2018 Outstanding Student Chapter Award recipient by the American College of Clinical Pharmacy. Closing the Gaps in Cancer Care, ResearchWith more than $2 million from the National Cancer Institute, UHCOP and the Dan L. Duncan Comprehensive Cancer Center at Baylor College of Medicine have formed an alliance for the discovery and development of new therapies and training programs to reduce cancer disparities among certain ethnic/racial populations. Alumni HonorsUHCOP recently honored Alex C. Varkey as its 2018 Alumnus Pharmacist of the Year and Joyce A. Tipton with its 2018 Meritorious Achievement Award. Mading Society Inducts Largest ClassThe Mading Society of college benefactors recently welcomed its largest class of inductees since its founding in 1997, along with recognized several members for milestone giving. Winning CombinationsUHCOP's Vincent Tam and UH Cullen College of Engineering's Michael Nikolaou have received a new $3.5 million National Institutes of Health grant in support of their rapid diagnostic platform designed to assist clinical decision-making of the best antimicrobial drug combinations for multidrug-resistant infections.