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News Releases 2021

December

Program Matches UH STEM Undergraduate Mentors with High School Arab Refugees/Immigrants

November

College Mourns Passing of 1974 Alumnus, Mading and DAC Member John Gee

Aparasu Investigates Medication Adherence, Health Outcomes with Oral Disease Modifying Agents in MS

College Welcomes Yi Du as Research Assistant Professor of Pharmacology

UHCOP's Hunt Wins Society of Research Administrators International Mid-Career Execellence Award 

PhD Alumna Awarded $1.8M NCI Grant to Identify Targets for Drug-Resistant HR+ Breast Cancers

October

PHOP Student Earns 2nd AMCP Nexus Bronze with Anti-hypertensive Medication Adherence Research

UHCOP's Hunt Wins Society of Research Administrators International Mid-Career Execellence Award 

PhD Alumna Awarded $1.8M NCI Grant to Identify Targets for Drug-Resistant HR+ Breast Cancers

College Welcomes Anirban Roy to Pharmacological & Pharmaceutical Sciences Faculty 

UHCOP Joins University Consortium Developing National Research Agenda, Medication Strategies  

Research by UHCOP Lab Shows Infectious Bacteria More Widespread in Community, Environment 

Pharmacology Professor Recognized as Expert for Scholarship on Memory-related Brain Regions 

September

UHCOP, UTHealth at Houston to Host NIH-funded Geriatrics Medication Safety Symposium

Garey Named 2021 Fellow of American College of Clinical Pharmacy

12 Students Complete Cougar Health Research Academy in Public Health

Pritchard Names Hunt, Trivedi to Newly Established Research Leadership Positions

Ambulatory Care Clinical Pharmacist Sandy Diec Joins College Faculty

August

UH-HEART's Inaugural Class Completes Research Experiences, Career Development Programs

UHCOP Researcher Receives $2.5M NIH Grant to Investigate Origins of Arterial Hardening

Student, Postdoctoral Research and Presentation Skills Showcased at PPS Symposium

July 

Tam Receives Standing Appointment on NIH Drug Discovery and Antimicrobial Resistance Study Section

UHCOP-led Team Discovers New Gut-Liver Recycling Process

New Alumnus Tyler Varisco Joins Health Outcomes and Policy Faculty

June

Aparasu Appointed as Inaugural Lokhandwala Professor for PHOP Chair

Record 7 PHOP Students Secure Research Internships in Pharmaceutical Industry

May

UHCOP, Houston Health Department Partner to Train Undergraduate Student for Public Health Work

UHCOP Holds Commencement Ceremony for 143 Professional, Graduate Program Students

UHCOP Honors 2020-21 Preceptors, Site for Experiential Education Excellence

April

Alumni, Faculty and Students Among TSHP Honorees for Leadership, Mentorship and Research

AHA-funded UH-HEART Program Offers Undergraduates Summer Fellowship in Cardiovascular Research

UHCOP Family Mourns Passing of Alumnus, Mading Society Member Harold Pieratt

UHCOP's Chow Honored with UH Outstanding Graduate Mentor Award

UH Researchers Helping to Develop Opioid Disorder Vaccine Targeting Powerful Fentanyl Drug

March

Faculty Member Wanat Earns 2nd Service Award for Education from Critical Care Society

College Mourns Passing of Alumnus, Mading Society Member Sunny Chin

Class of 2020 Extends UHCOP Streak of Highest First-time Pass Rate in Texas on Pharmacy Licensure Exam to 4 Consecutive Years

Academic Pharmacy Fellow El-Desoky Earns PALM Network Grant for Active-Learning Projects in Pharm.D. Course

PPS Department Welcomes Pharmaceutics Alumna Rashim Singh to Faculty

Former Dean Mustafa Lokhandwala and Wife Establish College's First Professorship in Health Outcomes and Policy

Wu Receives $2.5M NIH Grant to Study "Spongy Heart" Causes, Potential Treatments

February

College Welcomes Hematology/Oncology Clinical Specialist Ononogbu to Faculty 

January

Ambulatory Care Clinical Specialist Rosario Joins Faculty

Students, Faculty and Alumni Join First COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics