On Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, the Wayne County Pharmacists Association (WCPA) honored Professor Emeritus of Pharmaceutical Sciences Hanley Abramson with the 2018 John H. Webster Award for exemplary contributions to the profession of pharmacy. His wife of 51 years, Young Hee, accepted the award on his behalf.
Dave Stangis, vice president of corporate responsibility and chief sustainability officer for Campbell Soup, returns to his alma mater on Thursday, Jan. 31 to speak on his professional experiences and the latest trends in sustainability. Stangis earned his M.S. in occupational and environmental health from the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 1989.
Wayne State University biology undergraduate student Zachary Mason II presented his research, “Isu1’s Secondary Structural Changes in the Presence of Zinc and Iron,” at the 2018 Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) in Indianapolis. His work has implications for the treatment of Friedreich’s Ataxia, a severe cardio and neurodegenerative disorder.
Heather Fritz, assistant professor of occupational therapy in the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, was awarded $60,000 in funding administered over two years to bring on a postdoctoral fellow through a competitive selection process for Wayne State faculty members.
Faculty members Rosanne DiZazzo-Miller and Christine Johnson are seeking full-time Wayne State graduate students as research participants for their study that examines perceptions and experiences with dogs on campus. Students who participate in a focus group on Friday, Jan. 23, from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. have the chance to win a $50 gift card.
Adalah Yahia (P3) applied for and won the 2018-19 Student Project Award from the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy / American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (NABP/AACP). Only one such award is given in the entirety of District IV, which covers all pharmacy schools in the Midwest.
In highway hypnosis, Commissaris said, "all my facilities are actually engaged in my driving at that time, it's just that I don't remember any of it." WSU Applebaum students who have experienced highway hypnosis were also interviewed.
In November, Michigan voted to become the 10th state to approve the use of recreational cannabis. One wonders how many drivers at any given moment have used the substance? In Detroit, Wayne State scientists are addressing the dearth of knowledge.
Terry H. Elkiss always felt that Wayne State was pivotal in his family’s life history. His late parents, Harry and Belle Elkiss, met and fell in love as students in what was then known as the College of Pharmacy; to create a lasting memorial, he established two scholarships in their names.
Kurtz served on the board's Scholarship Committee, the Council for Diversity and Inclusion, and provided sound advice and generous support to many initiatives throughout the college over the past six years.
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences graduate Delaney Mitchell, master of occupational therapy '18, delivered the student address at Wayne State University's Commencement ceremony at the Fox Theatre in Detroit on Dec. 11, 2018.
The Institute of Gerontology at Wayne State University, in partnership with the Institute of Social Research at the University of Michigan and the College of Human Medicine at Michigan State University, received a $3.5 million grant renewal from the National Institutes of Health’s National Institute on Aging to extend the Michigan Center for Urban African American Aging Research (MCUAAAR).
Khan was chosen for the honor due to her commitment to providing nutritional support to those afflicted with HIV/AIDS and suffering from catastrophic illness both locally and worldwide, as well as her leadership to the Wayne State FAWN student chapter as immediate past president.
Wayne State has a full day of activities planned to help you prepare for the end of the semester. Fitness classes, chair massages, study sessions, de-stress activities, therapy dogs, snacks, and more – all FREE to students!
Assistant Professor of Physical Therapy Joseph Roche will present "Is Dystrophic Muscle Wasting a Result of Premature Aging?" at the Wayne State University Institute of Gerontology on Tuesday, Dec. 4, from 9:30-10:30 a.m.
More than 120 participating venues, including the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan Science Center, Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History and Detroit Historical Museum, will open their doors to the public this Saturday, Dec. 1, for the 46th annual Noel Night.