On Tuesday, April 2, forensic investigators, academic researchers, faculty and students from the United States and Canada will converge at the University of Windsor (UW) for the sixth annual Trends in Forensic Science conference, a collaboration between UW and the Wayne State University Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
WXYZ-TV reporter Kimberly Craig spent an afternoon with Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Randall Commissaris and master's student Kawthar Alali to learn more about their research on the effects of marijuana on driving performance.
The fellowship covers three academic years with living allowance, tuition up to 10 graduate credits per term, and subsidized medical, dental and vision care insurance. The final two years of funding must be provided by the department.
Associate Professor (Clinical) Lynette Moser has been appointed chair of the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Department of Pharmacy Practice. Moser has been serving as interim chair.
Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences faculty members Christine Rabinak and Arun Iyer have been selected to receive Excellence in PostDoc Mentorship Awards by the Wayne State University Graduate School. Only four faculty members from across the university earn this award each year.
A little more than a year following a Memorandum of Understanding signed between Lebanese American University’s School of Pharmacy and WSU Applebaum, the first exchange of students between the two faculties is wrapping up.
Get out of the lab and join the Pathologists' Assistant program for an evening of fun and networking! The third annual event will be held at Station Square Kitchen + Bar in Troy on Thursday, March 7, from 6-8 p.m.
Having trouble choosing the perfect gift for your sweetheart? Look no further than dark chocolate. According to multiple studies by Wayne State University Associate Professor of Physical Therapy Moh Malek, the popular confection contains a compound found to mimic some effects of exercise.
Associate Professor (Clinical) Sheila Wilhelm and Professor Emeritus (Clinical) Douglas Miller will receive national awards from pharmacy leadership fraternity Phi Lambda Sigma. Wayne State’s chapter, Gamma Chi, nominated the two pharmacy practice faculty members.
Associate Professor Paul Kilgore has been appointed the new chair of the WSU Applebaum College Research Committee starting March 1, 2019. Kilgore will succeed Associate Professor Diane Adamo, who has served as chair for several years.
Christopher Giuliano, associate professor of pharmacy practice, and Claudia Hanni, a 2016 Wayne State Pharm.D. graduate who is now serving as a preceptor, cover pantoprazole in patients at risk for GI bleeding in the ICU and effects of aspirin for primary prevention in persons with diabetes.
In the first of a four-part series, Michigan Chronicle reporter Branden Hunter takes an in-depth look at the founding of the James H. Cole Funeral Home, which celebrates its centennial this year and has deep ties to Wayne State's mortuary science program.
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.
Redshirt senior Jackie Feist (Beverly Hills, Mich. / Birmingham Groves) and sophomore Kiersten Reeves (Ionia, Mich.) were both named to the GLIAC All-Academic Excellence team for having a cumulative GPA of 3.50 or better.
At the annual meeting of the American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP) in October 2018, Stewart described results from a pilot study that showed pharmacist-physician collaboration on hypertension management was effective for controlling blood pressure in patients discharged from an urban emergency department.
"Biopsychosocial Mechanisms Underlying the Socioeconomic Gradient in Health: Evidence from Detroit and Beyond" will be presented by Samuele Zilioli, assistant professor in WSU's Department of Psychology and Department of Family Medicine and Public Health Sciences.
Kimberly Hurst, who earned her master's in physician assistant studies from the Eugene Applebaum College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2001, was presented with a Dr. Arthur L. Johnson Community Leadership Award at Wayne State University's annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2019, at the Max M. and Marjorie S. Fisher Music Center. Hurst is the founder and executive director of WC SAFE, the Wayne County Sexual Assault Forensic Examiner's Program.
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.