Feik School of Pharmacy News


September

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.


August

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.


June

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.


May

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.


April

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.


March

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.


February

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.


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."


October

Meet Alyssa Hinojosa - Student, Supermom, Future Pharmacist

10/21/2021 Sourced from UIW News

Alyssa Hinojosa is a fourth-year Pharmacy student at the Feik School of Pharmacy and is concurrently working on a Master of Arts in Healthcare Administration. She is also a single mother of three boys and her journey to this point has been anything but a straight path.


August

UIW Students Help Step Up Vaccine Effort

08/27/2021 Sourced from UIW News

UIW is proud to announce that Dr. Heather Barton-Weston, assistant professor and public health coordinator in the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing and Health Professions; Dr. Nile Barnes, assistant professor of Pharmacy; and Dr. Maria Felix-Ortiz, professor and chair of Psychology, obtained $32,000 of stipends from Interfaith Youth Core’s (IFYC) Faith in the Vaccine grant for UIW students to serve as “vaxambassadors” who promote vaccination against COVID-19.


April

UIW Helps Bring COVID Vaccine to Underserved Area

04/09/2021 Sourced from UIW News

At least three dozen UIW students from the Ila Faye Miller School of Nursing, Feik School of Pharmacy and School of Osteopathic Medicine along with over 100 volunteers will participate in a COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic at Southside High School on April 10, 2021. About 1,000 area residents have been pre-registered to receive the vaccine.


March

October

UIW School Receives National Award in Diversity

10/02/2020 Sourced from UIW News

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) Feik School of Pharmacy (FSOP) received the 2020 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education.


September

UIW and Rust College Reach Historic Agreement

09/29/2020 Sourced from UIW News

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) and Rust College have entered into a series of memorandums of understanding that will help pave the way for Rust College students to realize their dreams of a career in healthcare.

UIW and St. Edward’s University Reach Health-Changing Agreement

09/10/2020 Sourced from UIW News

The University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) and St. Edward’s University in Austin have entered into a series of memorandums of understanding that will eventually benefit the health and safety of residents throughout Central and South Texas.


May

April

04/28/2020 Sourced from UIW News

Dr. Lila LaGrange has received several notable teaching awards, including the Provost’s Legacy Teaching Award in 2010, and the Feik School of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year Award (chosen by students) in 2007, 2011 and 2017.


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