UIW Receives Major Grant for Cardiovascular Research

09/16/2022 Sourced from UIW News

UIW has been awarded a nearly half million-dollar grant to the Feik School of Pharmacy for research on cardiovascular disease. The $469,428 grant will be disbursed over the course of four years and is funded through the National Institute of General Medical Sciences of the National Institutes of Health via the Support for Research Excellence Program.

UIW and TLU Sign MOUs to Establish Health Professions Pathway for TLU Graduates

09/02/2022 Sourced from UIW News

UIW and Texas Lutheran University (TLU) announced they have entered into a series of memorandums of understanding (MOU) as part of UIW’s Health Professions Pathway. The MOUs pave the way for TLU students to further their education in four different areas of health professions by reserving interview slots for qualified students to have an opportunity to attend the UIW School of Osteopathic Medicine, the Feik School of Pharmacy, the Rosenberg School of Optometry, and the UIW School of Physical Therapy.


Feik School of Pharmacy Celebrates White Coat Ceremony

08/19/2022 Sourced from UIW News

The UIW Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) held its annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, Aug. 12 in the McCombs Center Rosenberg Sky Room. 700 attendees, including students, families, UIW administrators, and FSOP alumni, faculty, staff and special guests celebrated the Class of 2026.


Strength in Unity, Hope in Understanding: Feik Students and Faculty Live the Mission in Puerto Rico

06/16/2022 Sourced from UIW News

Ten learners and three faculty members from the University of the Incarnate Word Feik School of Pharmacy lived out this command, using the gifts of medicine and compassion on a mission trip held from May 14 – 21. The group travelled to Las Piedras, Puerto Rico, where they served the Celia Mondriguez Elderly Center and residents of the local community. The trip was a collaborative effort with the National Hispanic Pharmacy Association and the UIW Ettling Center for Civic Leadership and Sustainability.

UIW Research Project with Global Reach

06/07/2022 Sourced from UIW News

Dr. Paulo Carvalho, UIW associate professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, is researching ways to combad malaria, and he has been awarded two National Institutes of Health (NIH) Grants to use for this purpose.


UIW Feik School of Pharmacy Tops in Texas

05/31/2022 Sourced from UIW News

UIW is proud to announce that the Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) graduating Class of 2021 led the State of Texas by finishing No. 1 in the state on the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). The NAPLEX is a standardized test that is considered one of the last steps before a student becomes a licensed pharmacist. This is the second year in a row that FSOP students led the state.


Mission-Minded PharmD '22 to Join Humanitarian Effort in Ukraine

04/29/2022 Sourced from UIW News

Iryna Aniushkevich admits she spends a lot of time thinking about the war in Ukraine these days. The 32 year-old UIW Feik School of Pharmacy student is originally from Belarus, but her ties to the neighboring country of Ukraine run long and deep.


UIW to Celebrate Fourth Annual Day of Giving

03/18/2022 Sourced from UIW News

Each spring, the University of the Incarnate Word community comes together as “One Word” to work towards “One Goal” – raising funds to support current and future UIW students. UIW’s fourth annual Day of Giving, known as “One Word. One Goal.,” will be celebrated for 1881 minutes, in honor of the University’s founding year, during Incarnate Word Week beginning March 23.


UIW Announces 2022 Faculty Awards

02/04/2022 Sourced from UIW News

Sponsored by the Office of the Provost, the University of the Incarnate Word Faculty Senate and University Mission and Ministry, faculty across UIW were honored with the 2022 Faculty Awards in January.


Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Amanda Kitten

01/21/2022 Sourced from UIW News

Dr. Amanda Kitten, assistant professor of Pharmacy Practice at the Feik School of Pharmacy, has been named the residency program director for the Pharmacotherapy Residency Program.

Rising from the Pandemic

01/19/2022 Sourced from UIW News

Dr. Ronda Gottlieb, UIW director of Clinical Health, has been part of UIW’s team of first responders since the onset of the pandemic. As she recounts, “On Jan. 9, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) announced a mysterious coronavirus-related pneumonia in Wuhan, China. At that point, cases were very low in China, but on January 20, 2020, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) began screening for Coronavirus at three U.S. international airports. When the first confirmed U.S. case of COVID-19 was identified in Washington state, the UIW Incident Command team began officially meeting."