News and Announcements

Pharmacy Legislative Advocacy Invitational Day (PLAID) is an annual event that gives pharmacy students the opportunity to discuss new legislation that affects health care with area legislators.
Two University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences professional student organizations partnered to host two guest alumni speakers for the fall semester.
The UB student chapter of the International Pharmaceutical Student Federation (IPSF) and the American Pharmacist Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) hosted Cultural Night, an annual fundraising event for both organizations.
Hartmut Derendorf, PhD, Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Pharmaceutics at the University of Florida College of Pharmacy, was the guest speaker for the 2019 Gerhard Levy Lectureship in Pharmaceutical Sciences.
Calvin Meaney (PharmD ’11), clinical associate professor, pharmacy practice, was selected as this year’s New York State Chapter of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Researcher of the Year. 
The University at Buffalo chapter of the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) won the Region 1 Operation Heart Award at the Midyear Regional Meeting.
The outstanding research of both faculty and students in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences was recognized at the 2019 American Conference on Pharmacometrics (ACoP), the annual scientific meeting of the International Society of Pharmacometrics (ISoP).
Faculty, students and alumni from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences presented a number of posters at the 2019 American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Annual Meeting in New York, N.Y.

Over the past two decades, CRIA has trained more than 30 postdocs who’ve gone on to obtain research positions at universities across the country.

On October 26, University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences students participated in National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day, which offers a safe, convenient and responsible means of disposing of prescription drugs, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse and medications.

Now in its second year, the New Faculty Academy engages faculty at multiple levels to enhance their success as researchers and educators at UB.

The UB chapter of the Student Association of Specialty Pharmacy welcomed Sheila Arquette (BS ’89), executive director of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy, for a guest lecture.
The recent measles outbreak across the United States prompted a nearly unanimous plea from providers including doctors, nurses and pharmacists, as they urged the public to get up to date on the MMR vaccine. Despite skepticism from some portions of the population, healthcare professionals remained firm in delivering the message that immunizations are safe and, most importantly, save lives.
Nearly 100 students attended the School of Pharmacy Student Association (SPSA) Fall Networking Event at the Hotel Lafayette on October 10, 2019.
Sathy V. Balu-Iyer, PhD, has been appointed Associate Dean for Research at the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.