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About the School

Message from the Dean

Mary K. Stamatakis PharmD

As the state’s first school of pharmacy, we have been pioneering change in the education of pharmacists for over a century.

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Research

School of Pharmacy Research

The WVU School of Pharmacy promotes a dynamic research environment for seasoned and novice investigators. Targeted research and educational opportunities are available to faculty, students, and other trainees.

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What's Happening

News

  • WVU to mark Morgantown Overdose Awareness Day with panel discussion
    Tuesday, August 23, 2016

    Makalynn, a WVU student in a 12-step recovery program, is among the WVU and Morgantown representatives who will take part in a panel discussion at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 31, at the Mountainlair.
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  • WVU Pharmacy students receive white coats
    Saturday, August 13, 2016

    When Deborah Pope of Martinsburg, West Virginia, was in middle school, she knew she wanted to be a health care professional when she grew up. A friend suggested becoming a pharmacist, and the more Pope researched the profession, she discovered it was the right career for her.
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  • WV-INBRE program brings faculty and student researchers across the state to WVU and Marshall for research experience
    Wednesday, August 10, 2016

    West Virginia University and Marshall University received a grant for approximately $16 million dollars in 2014 to be distributed over the course of five years from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to support an Institutional Development Award (IDeA) Network of Biomedical Research Excellence (INBRE).
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  • Change comes from within
    Monday, August 8, 2016

    West Virginia University's responsibility as the state’s Land Grant University is to use the power of knowledge and human connection to lift up people everywhere in our state. But as they say on airplanes, in an emergency you should put on your own oxygen mask first, before you attempt to help others. You can’t be much help if you gasping for air. That’s why WVU's vice president for health sciences has asked a group of leaders from across WVU Medicine and the Health Sciences Center – and outside our campus – to join the new Quality of Life Initiative.
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  • WVU School of Pharmacy’s Terry Schwinghammer recipient of national educator award
    Wednesday, August 3, 2016

    Terry Schwinghammer, Pharm.D., was the recipient of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Robert K. Chalmers Distinguished Pharmacy Educator Award.
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  • WVU offers free opioid use disorder training to West Virginia healthcare providers
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016

    WVU is offering a free American Society of Addiction Medicine buprenorphine course, along with a one-day continuing education event, in two different locations in West Virginia – August 20 in Morgantown and September 17 in Charleston.
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  • WVU Health Outcomes Ph.D. students receive accolades at international conference
    Friday, June 17, 2016

    Graduate students in the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy Health Outcomes Research Ph.D. program were the recipients of several awards during the International Society of Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR) 21st Annual International Meeting. The meeting was held May 21–25 in Washington, D.C.
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  • Two from WVU named BioWV leaders
    Monday, May 23, 2016

    Two WVU researchers have been named to the leadership of BioWV, the Bioscience Association of West Virginia, a nonprofit organization that promotes the state’s growing bioscience business community.
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  • WVU Pharmacy students make donation to Comfort Fund
    Thursday, May 5, 2016

    Whether it was strumming a guitar or displaying their skills with a soccer ball, a number of WVU School of Pharmacy students took to the stage at the Health Sciences Center recently for their annual variety show to benefit patients at the WVU Cancer Institute Mary Babb Randolph Cancer Center.  The event was coordinated by the Kappa Psi – Beta Eta chapter and raised $600 for the Cancer Center’s Comfort Fund.  The Fund was established to provide temporary, short-term financial assistance for patients undergoing treatment at our Cancer Center clinic until they can be linked with appropriate community, state or national resources.  Every penny donated helps ensure that all patients dealing with a cancer diagnosis will be able to receive the best possible treatment regardless of financial hardships they may face. 
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  • West Virginia University offers courses to reduce opioid use
    Tuesday, May 3, 2016

    West Virginia University has added a new online course, “The Treatment of Pain and Addiction Utilizing Education and Proper Prescribing: The New Paradigm Continued.” The course will provide West Virginia physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and dentists with continuing education credit, and also fulfill the state’s requirement for training in avoiding diversion of prescriptions drugs into the illicit market.
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