UW School of Pharmacy E-news
Winter 2009

A Letter from the Dean

Dean Thomas Baillie
Dean Baillie

Welcome to the first edition of the UW School of Pharmacy’s E-newsletter. I am pleased to have another way to connect with you—our valued alumni, friends and members of the pharmacy community. Further, I am proud to highlight the amazing work of our faculty, students and alumni in the articles you’ll find herein.

I would also like to take this opportunity to talk briefly about something on many people’s minds these days: the economic downturn. More ...


Paul Algeo

Students' Outreach Projects Win Acclaim
A group of pharmacy students recently were honored by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy with one of its first-ever Student Community Engaged Service Awards, which recognizes community-outreach projects and carries an $18,500 prize. More ...

Doug Black

Indulge Your Inner Student
at Katterman Memorial Lecture
This year’s Don B. Katterman Memorial Lecture—“Keeping Up, Staying Ahead: Discussions in Pharmacy Practice”—invites pharmacists “back to the classroom” to hear faculty speak about hot topics in pharmacy. More ...


Danny Shen

Shen to Head Pharmaceutical Group
Professor and Chair of Pharmacy Danny Shen has been named president-elect of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. He is the first UW faculty member to receive this distinction. More ...

Annie Lam

Lecturer Leaves a 'Legacy'
Annie Lam, senior lecturer of pharmacy, received the 2008 Practice Innovation Award from the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists for a program she implemented at Seattle's Legacy House. More ...

Recognizing a Lifetime of Advocacy
Thanks to his devotion to serving others, Luis Ramos recently became the first-ever UW student to receive the Lucille & Edward R. Roybal Foundation scholarship. These scholarships go to college students pursuing careers in public health in underserved communities. More ...

Dana Hammer

And the Honors Keep Coming ...
From a $5 million National Institutes of Health grant to a fellowship in the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the School of Pharmacy's faculty members and staff continue to gain well-deserved recognition for their work. More ...

In the News

A Q&A with the Dean
Washington Pharmacy, the magazine of the Washington State Pharmacy Association, recently spoke with the School’s new dean, Thomas A. Baillie. Read the article ...

A Place Among Seattle's Best
Ph.D. candidate in pharmaceutics John Hoekman and Dr. Rodney Ho, Milo Gibaldi endowed professor in pharmaceutics, were included among Seattle’s Top 25 Entrepreneurs and Innovators in Seattle Business Monthly (scroll to the section on Biotechnology).

Pharmacy Alumni Association

Ben Michaels

Heeding the Call
In the fall 2008 edition of Dawg Scripts, Pharmacy Alumni Association President Ben Michaels made the case for alumni to get involved with the PAA. Many alumni took his words to heart. More ...

The Student Connection

Preceptors wanted

Make a Difference to Students
The Pharm.D. students need you. They’re seeking preceptors for patient-care projects and volunteers for a new mentor program. They’d also like to see you at this year’s UPPOW Auction. More ...

Awards and Honors
In addition to having a 100-percent pass rate on the NAPLEX, School of Pharmacy students shine in their field. More ...

Class Notes

PAA Homecoming Brunch

Alumni and Friends Out and About
Check out our slide show featuring School of Pharmacy alumni and friends at recent events. View slide show ...


Class Notes
Find out how your classmates are doing. More ...

In Memoriam
The UW School of Pharmacy remembers the alumni we’ve lost. More ...

Pharmacy Events

We hope to see you at one (or all!) of our upcoming events, including the 30th annual Katterman Lecture—where you can learn from our expert faculty members—and the Dean’s Recognition Reception—where the School’s new dean, Thomas A. Baillie, will honor 2009’s Distinguished Alumnus/a. More ...

Keeping in Touch

If you have any feedback, questions, story ideas or class notes, please drop us a line. We’d love to hear from you! Write to rxalumni@uw.edu. Or to learn more about the School, visit our Web site.


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