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Tania Stewart Selected as ISHP Pharmacist of the Year

When the Inland Empire Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ISHP) announced the recipient of its first Pharmacist of the Year Award, Tania Stewart never expected to hear her name, especially alongside a co-winner whose professional experience exceeded her own by decades. “I feel very blessed and lucky. It was a complete honor, and I’m touched that […]

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KGI to Serve as Drug Take-Back Day Collection Site on April 29

Many people have medicine cabinets containing unneeded and expired drugs they don’t know how to dispose of properly. Too often, these unwanted and potentially dangerous medications end up in the wrong hands, contributing to the accidental poisoning of children and the current U.S. opioid abuse epidemic. Similarly, certain drugs can end up in the wrong […]

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PharmCAMP Introduces Young Students to Pharmacy and Other STEM Topics

What kid volunteers to go to school on a weekend? Rialto Unified School District children did when they attended the Keck Graduate Institute’s first annual on-campus Come and Meet Pharmacy Days (PharmCAMP), Saturday and Sunday, March 4 and 5. Some of the children even told their chaperones that they learned so much they did not […]

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National Institute of Justice Provides Funding to KGI Professors

Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) biopharmaceutical science professors John Krstenansky and Alexander Zambon have received a grant award from the National Institute of Justice (Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice) in the amount of $618,790. Krstenansky and Zambon will serve as co-Principal Investigators (PIs) on the project. The award focuses on research into the […]

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School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Hosts 2nd Annual Shark Tank App Competition

In early December, the Keck Graduate Institute (KGI) School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences hosted its second annual Shark Tank App Competition for the PHAR 430 course taught by Dr. Armen Simonian. The team Medicinal Muses won the 2016 competition with its product PharmaSpeed, which is a multifunctional, software-integrated device featuring prescription loading, scanning, transcribing, […]

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