“Great institutions are committed to their strategic plans, and the School of Pharmacy is no exception,” Eddington said.“The latest iteration of our five-year strategic plan was implemented in 2016 and sets forth lofty goals to achieve before its conclusion in 2021.She reported that faculty, postdoctoral fellows, pharmacy residents, and graduate students at the school were awarded more than .1 million in grants and contracts during Fiscal Year 2017 – a 5 percent increase when compared to Fiscal Year 2016.
11, faculty, staff, students, alumni, and officials from across the University of Maryland, Baltimore gathered in Pharmacy Hall to listen as Natalie D.
Eddington, Ph D, FCP, FAAPS, dean and professor of the University of Maryland School of Pharmacy, delivered her State of the School of Pharmacy Address.
She also explained how interdisciplinary efforts spanning the school’s three departments are helping to combat drug addiction across the nation, including efforts by researchers in PSC to develop a new opioid compound with no abuse liability, work by faculty in PPS to establish criteria for analyzing data from the state’s prescription drug monitoring program to help identify potentially harmful drug interactions and inappropriate prescribing, and initiatives led by researchers in PHSR to help shape state and federal policy surrounding prescription drug abuse and medication quality in long-term care and mental health.
“Nowhere is our focus as a comprehensive school of pharmacy more evident than in our approach to addiction,” she said.
(UMBF) – will establish the first endowed scholarships to provide a full year of financial support for a fellow in the Ellen H.