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P4 Student Elizabeth Ridgway has created a COVID-19 resource for pharmacists and health care providers to provide a snapshot view of the disease’s clinical presentation, diagnosis methods, currently known strategies for prevention and management, and current Missouri Board of Pharmacy Recommendations. Ridgway completed the paper as part of her advanced pharmacy practice experience with President John A. Pieper, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAPhA, president of the College.

Ream Al-Hasani Ph.D., assistant professor of pharmaceutical science at St. Louis College of Pharmacy and assistant professor of anesthesiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, recently received a $70,000 Young Investigator Grant from the Brain and Behavior Research Foundation.

Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, St. Louis College of Pharmacy is again working with its partners to support the local community and neighboring health care institutions.

Eric Robinson, MFA, assistant professor of history at St. Louis College of Pharmacy, recently completed a local media tour to discuss the history of the Underground Railroad, particularly in the St. Louis metro east area.

Giovanni Pauletti, M.Pharm., Ph.D., Gustavus and Henry Pfeiffer Chair in Pharmacy and professor and chair of the College’s Department of Pharmaceutical and Administrative Sciences, has been awarded nearly $730,000 in NIH grant funding to support the research and development of a non-hormonal birth control device.

As St. Louis College of Pharmacy continues to expand its academic offerings and create new opportunities and pathways for students in health professions careers, it has announced plans to launch a new Center for Career Services and Education this fall.

John A. Pieper, Pharm.D., FCCP, FAPhA, president of St. Louis College of Pharmacy, has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the Willis G. Gregory Memorial Award from the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.

As St. Louis College of Pharmacy prepares to launch its new esports program this fall, it has announced that Aaron Kapiko has joined the Department of Athletics, Fitness and Recreation as the head coach of esports.

Susruta Majumdar, Ph.D., associate professor of medicinal chemistry and pharmacology at St. Louis College of Pharmacy, recently co-authored a paper demonstrating that certain alkaloids from the plant kratom could potentially be developed into a treatment for alcohol use disorder.


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