There's a lot happening at the UW School of Pharmacy these days! Dean Thomas Baillie will be stepping down as Dean this fall, although he will be remaining on the faculty, and we are celebrating the completion of a
successful accreditation. And as always, read on to learn about other
news, events and more.
Dean Thomas Baillie
to Step Down
This past November, our dean announced that he will be returning to his teaching
duties in September 2014. If you missed the email announcement, read it here.
We will also be keeping you in the loop about the dean transition process as it
Special Announcement: School of Pharmacy Accredited
results from our October accreditation site visit were released in January. And we are pleased to announce that our School has been accredited by the Accreditation
Council for Pharmacy Education through 2022. The council found that we were in compliance in all areas. We are so grateful to our faculty, staff, students and alumni who helped make the accreditation so successful!
We’re now on
Follow us, retweet us, connect with us at @UW_Pharmacy! And you can still find us on Facebook and LinkedIn.
February 24: Pharmacy Legislative
A Washington State Pharmacy
Association event. Washington State Capitol. Olympia, Wash. Find out more at
the WSPA event webpage
April 4: Unified Professional
Pharmacy Organizations of Washington (UPPOW) Auction
UW Mary Gates Hall, 7 p.m. Stay tuned to the UPPOW Facebook page for more details.
Save the Date: May 15, Katterman Lecture & Dean's
of Flight. Stay tuned for more details
Gearing Up for A Global Medical Brigade
A group of our PharmD students are organizing a Global Brigades trip to Honduras this June. Global Brigades is an organization that mobilizes university students to create positve social change throughout the world. Read more about the students' efforts to organize this year's brigade here.
Project CHANCE Receives Community Service Award
A School of Pharmacy diabetes-education program
for homeless and low-income populations in Seattle has been honored for its
impact on underserved communities. Read more.
And the WSPA Awards Go To…
Faculty members, clinical faculty members and alumni from our School
received 2013 Washington State Pharmacy Association awards for drug abuse prevention efforts, distinguished leadership and
Report Profiles Scholarship Recipient, Donors
The 2013 University of Washington Report to Contributors features a story about pharmacy
student Blaze Paracuelles and an accompanying piece about the Bracken family. Read
Working Together Across
Our School is continuing its widespread efforts to focus on
interprofessional education (IPE). Check out this
recent story as well as this
one to learn more about our IPE efforts.
Understanding Methadone Treatment in Pregnancy
Clinical Professor Michaelene "Micki"
Kedzierski was interviewed for a story about how women who struggle with
addiction can ensure they have a stabilized pregnancy. Read more.
Seeking PAA Board Members
The Pharmacy Alumni Association is seeking people to fill positions on its
board — including a PAA Events Chair and Regional Reps. Are you interested, or do
you know of someone to nominate? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire or to recommend a colleague!