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Pharmacy professor finds her place in the classroom

Clinical associate professor of pharmacy Michaela Almgren didn’t always want to teach. Her mother taught high school, her dad was a university professor, but both parents discouraged her from entering the family business.

Graduate Students Rise to the Challenge in Unique Competition

B. Celia Cui, a doctoral student from Pharmaceutical Sciences, placed first overall in the Three Minute Thesis (3MT©) competition hosted by the Graduate School at USC on Friday, November 11, 2022.

Pharmacy Student Organizations Give Back to our Community

Many students in the College of Pharmacy choose this profession because of their desire to help improve their patients' lives. That oftentimes means enhancing their communities as well.

College of Pharmacy Alumni Serving our Nation's Veterans

In recognition of Veteran's Day, the College of Pharmacy wants to recognize the efforts of our alumni who, while they may not have served in the U.S. Armed Forces, have dedicated their careers to serving those in the military.

Q&A with Devin Drummond ('18)

Growing up in Travelers Rest, alumnus Devin Drummond never imagined his career would take him to the northernmost end of the globe. He's found his passion, however, in serving the rural communities of the Bering Strait region.

COP Researcher Receives Alzheimer's Association Grant

Associate Professor Kevin Lu has been awarded a $150,000 grant from the Alzheimer's Association to investigate the effect of antihypertensive drugs in lowering dangers for dementia in susceptible populations.

Alessandra Porcu explores blue light’s effects on the brain

Porcu has brought her research interests - and her $750,000 NIH grant - to our Dept. of Drug Discovery & Biomedical Sciences, where she studies how the environment affects the brain and regulates mood.

The Best of Both Worlds at USC

Student pharmacist Rachel Smith reflects on the leadership roles and experiences she's had through the College of Pharmacy and the Honors College at USC in this Creators@COP blog post.

Pharmacy team looks at ways to improve usage of immunization databases

Assistant professor Tessa Hastings and her research team aim to pinpoint the factors hindering immunization information system usage by pharmacists and offer strategies and workflow modifications for overcoming them.

Q&A with Leslie Register ('05)

Alumna Leslie Register prefers to see metaphorical hurdles as stepping-stones, which can lead you to a career path or role you never expected. Learn more about her journey in our latest alumni Q&A.

Walker Leadership Scholars Names Newest Members

The Walker Leadership Scholars program has selected its two newest scholars for the Class of 2025, Maegan Lamb and Chancellor Nguyen.

Walker Leadership Scholars Founder Named Distinguished Alum

The College of Pharmacy congratulates alumna Donna J. Walker, who will be celebrated this week during homecoming ceremonies as the University of South Carolina's 2022 Distinguished Alumni.

Students and alumni reflect on Walker Leadership Scholars program

We asked current Walker Leadership Scholars and alumni to share why they wanted to be part of the program and how taking part has benefited them as students and in their careers.

Funding boosts research initiatives for COP

The number of research projects at the UofSC College of Pharmacy continues to grow as the college more than doubled funding received between 2020 and 2021.

Pharmacy Business Plan Competition Team Among the Best in the Nation

The UofSC College of Pharmacy team of Rebecca Axson, Jessica Chen and Christina Lin finished in the top three at the 2022 Good Neighbor Pharmacy National Community Pharmacists Association Pruitt-Schutte Student Business Plan Competition.

Seeking out new experiences can be both frightening and fruitful

Student pharmacist Emily Herring reflects on her decision to spend her third professional year at the UofSC College of Pharmacy Greenville campus in this Creators@COP blog post.

Introducing the 2022-23 Creators@COP

This year, the College of Pharmacy launched a new pathway for Pre-Pharmacy and Pharm.D. students with a love for social media to show the world the exciting things they experience as a student at UofSC.

UofSC researchers team up to prevent cancer for vulnerable families

Members of the Cancer Prevention and Control Program and the Center for Colon Cancer Research will leverage their collective expertise in a new project designed to reduce cancer risk and health disparities.

Q&A with Sean Tran ('09)

Alumnus Sean Tran set aside his early dream of joining the Jedi Order to pursue a career in pharmacy. Like his father before him, he's found joy in his profession and his family.

COP Research Team Tackles Drug-Resistant Breast Cancers

A new study by the team led by Eugenia Broude at the UofSC College of Pharmacy suggests a novel approach to bypassing tumor resistance to HER2-targeting drugs.

Students and faculty team up to bring Industry Pharmacists Organization to UofSC

The College of Pharmacy has issued provisional approval to start a student chapter of the Industry Pharmacists Organization at the University of South Carolina this fall.

Alumna named VP of Pharmacy for Prisma Health Hospitals

UofSC College of Pharmacy alumna Jennifer Bair ('99) has been named vice president of Pharmacy Services and chief pharmacy officer for Prisma Health Hospitals.

College of Pharmacy Climbs in AACP Funding Rankings

The UofSC College of Pharmacy jumped into the Top 25 in total funding for 2021 according to the most recent Funded Research Grants Institutional Rankings report released by AACP.

Chen dives into drug evaluation and research during summer internship

Student pharmacist Nikki Chen spent summer 2022 as a research intern at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. She reflects on her experience in the drug evaluation space in 'Gamecocks on the Go.'

Schreiber polishes clinical skills as pharmacy intern in Appalachia

Student pharmacist Danny Schreiber spent summer 2022 as a pharmacy intern at Carilion Clinic in southern Virginia. He reflects on his Appalachian experience in 'Gamecocks on the Go.'


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