Maddox receives North Carolina’s highest pharmacy award
The North Carolina Association of Pharmacists (NCAP) awarded Campbell University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences’ founding dean, Ronald Maddox, PharmD, with the 2014 Bowl of Hygeia Award at this year’s annual meeting in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Bowl of Hygeia is the highest honor bestowed by NCAP and is presented to a pharmacist who has compiled a record of outstanding service to his/her community and profession.
Dean Maddox receives meritorious service award
In 1985, Campbell’s late president Norman A. Wiggins and then-provost Jerry Wallace faced a daunting task. They were about to open the first new pharmacy school in the United States in over 35 years at Campbell University. It was a decision that would change the course of the University’s future.
Baggett Wellness Institute awards osteopathic medicine faculty
The Baggett Wellness Institute, housed within Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, awarded two faculty members from the Jerry M. Wallace School of Osteopathic Medicine with $5,000 grants. Brian Kessler, DO, Associate Dean for Clinical Affairs, and Nicholas Pennings, DO, Campbell University Health Center Director, will receive their grants over the span of two years for their individual project proposals.
Johnson named Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education
The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences has announced that Betty Lynne W. Johnson will become the Assistant Dean for Interprofessional Education effective immediately.
Dual degree students secure national scholarship award
Dual Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science in Clinical Research students, Patrick Hardesty and Chuemee Thao have been selected as 2014 Express Scripts Scholars. The Express Scripts Foundation selects four dual degree students nationwide each year to receive this prestigious award.
Campbell to offer Doctor of Occupational Therapy degree
In an effort to offer comprehensive health care education programs, the Campbell University Board of Trustees’ Executive Committee has approved a proposal to establish a Doctor of Occupational Therapy (DrOT) program. This approval grants the College permission to move forward with the accreditation process as set by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) and the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE), a division of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA).
Medication Therapy Management Call Center creator visits campus
Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) hosted David M. Angaran, MS, as part of this semester’s Leadership Lecture Series on Monday, September 22. Angaran created the Medication Therapy Management (MTM) Call Center at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, and he is currently serving as Clinical Professor of Pharmacy specializing in Pharmacotherapy and Translational Research at the Gainesville campus.
CPHS hosts over 30 companies at Career Day
The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) held Career Day on Friday, September 19, as a way to connect current and graduating students with companies and health systems that are hiring. Over 30 vendors were on campus to meet and interview students, pass out promotional pens, and make connections with potential future employees.
CPHS awards first Internal Research Grant Program grants
Campbell University recently awarded its first round of awards through the newly established Internal Research Grant (IRG) program within the College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. The IRG program was established in 2014 under the leadership of founding dean, Ronald W. Maddox. This program is one of many integral pieces of Maddox’s research initiative to encourage and enhance the collaborative research atmosphere throughout the College.
Pharmacy students receive first white coats of their career
Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) rounded out its back-to-school events with the Doctor of Pharmacy Class of 2018 White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 22.The White Coat Ceremony marks the transition from pre-professional to professional students and represents the responsibility students undertake upon matriculating through a pharmacy program.
Campbell holds first interprofessional education event of the semester
Campbell University’s first year interprofessional education (IPE) event signaled the beginning of the academic year as first year students from all disciplines of health sciences headed towards main campus on Wednesday, August 20. This year’s event focused on autoimmune encephalitis, the mysterious disease which is discussed in the New York Bestseller Brain on Fire by Susannah Cahalan.
Campbell enrolls 85 students in first nursing seminar
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program at Campbell University held its first class of the semester this Friday, August 22. The introductory course is offered to undergraduate students and is a prerequisite to apply to the upper-level division of the nursing program.
Campbell PA Class of 2016 receive white coats
The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences’ (CPHS) physician assistant program celebrated the beginning of the academic year with its 4th annual white coat ceremony. The program adds 44 new students to its roster with the class of 2016.
CPHS awards over $500,000 at Dean’s Scholar reception
The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) welcomed new and returning students this week as classes began for the fall semester. As part of the welcoming ceremonies, CPHS held its inaugural Dean’s Scholarship Reception on Tuesday, August 12.
Campbell’s Nursing program receives SACSCOC approval
The Bachelor of Science in Nursing program at Campbell University received approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to move forward with the accreditation process and enroll potential nursing students.
Campbell selected for Cardinal Health’s Pharmacy Scholarship Program
Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) has been selected to participate in the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program in 2014. Through this program, Cardinal Health will distribute millions in funding to nine pharmacy schools throughout the country. CPHS was selected for its commitment to community pharmacy and advancing the independent pharmacy profession.