News and Announcements

Students from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences volunteered at the first annual Health Sciences Symposium at the Jacobs School of Medicine, leading workshops for high school students from Hamburg, West Seneca and Lancaster. 

The new symposium will be held downtown at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

BUFFALO, N.Y. — For the first time in seven years, the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) Region 1 Midyear Regional Meeting was held in Buffalo, NY, coordinated by APhA-ASP regional officers (and our own PharmD students) Stephanie Lanza, ’20, and Laurie Diaz-Ordaz, ’21, and UB chapter president Johanna Sulesky, ‘20.
University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences faculty and students presented on a wide variety of current and cutting-edge topics at the annual American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) PharmSci 360 conference, held Nov. 4-7 in Washington, DC.
BUFFALO, N.Y. — A study led by the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences on the patterns of HER2 testing in New York State was recently published in the journal Pharmacogenomics.
On Oct. 25, 2018, the School of Pharmacy Student Association (SPSA) held its annual Fall Networking Event at the Hotel Lafayette.

University at Buffalo researchers received a grant from the National Institutes of Aging to explore the effects of age, race and sex on immunosuppressive medication and immune responses of renal transplant patients.


To improve teamwork and communication between nursing and pharmacy students, the School of Nursing and School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences have turned to the popular, mystery-themed game for interprofessional training.


UB pharmacy students recently provided Buffalo-area seniors with fall risk assessments and bone density screenings.


The University at Buffalo has accepted the first cohort of fellows into the Global Infectious Diseases Research Training Program, a $1.1 million program formed to train 15 scientists from the Caribbean in viral infection research.

Mary Hejna, PharmD ’20, and Jessica Mason, PharmD ’20, have been selected as 2018 Feldman Scholars and both ranked as a Top Five Student Ambassador by the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP).

UB jumps eight spots to No. 89 among the best national universities in the country, and is 38th among public universities, in the U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges 2019 rankings.

BUFFALO, NY—The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is pleased to announce the hiring of two new faculty members: Jason Sprowl, PhD, and Raymond Cha, PharmD.
It is with great sadness that we share the news of the passing of former UB faculty member Dr. Alan Forrest on August 25, 2018.

One hundred and twenty-seven students will take their first step toward becoming pharmacists when they participate in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Annual White Coat Ceremony.