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May 25, 2017
This year members from the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) student chapter, the American Pharmacist Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research (ISPOR), Kappa Psi, and the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) were all recognized nationally. 
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May 17, 2017
Governor Nathan Deal proclaimed May 17, 2017, as "Hewitt W. 'Ted' Matthews Day" in Georgia in recognition of Dean Matthews' outstanding contributions to pharmacy and health professions education in the state and across the country.
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April 24, 2017
Mercer University Provost Dr. D. Scott Davis has announced the appointment of Mercer alumnus and longtime pharmacy educator Dr. Brian Crabtree as dean of the University’s College of Pharmacy, effective Oct. 1.
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April 24, 2017
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April 3, 2017
Mercer University’s seventh annual Atlanta Research Conference will take place on April 8, 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m., to showcase work by students and faculty from the Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus and Regional Academic Centers.
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March 22, 2017
Mercer University and Mercer Health Sciences Center are sponsors of the fourth annual Atlanta Science Festival, which culminates in the Exploration Expo, held March 25, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., in Centennial Olympic Park.
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March 2, 2017
The Georgia Research Alliance this week awarded Phase 1 funding to Mercer University College of Pharmacy scientists to assess the viability of forming a new company, DD Therapeutics. The funding provides for scientific and operations development to support DD Therapeutics, including conducting a market analysis, a regulatory review and additional prototype development to assess the viability of bringing its lead product to market.   
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February 16, 2017
Two startup companies have been launched at Mercer University to commercialize promising new drug delivery systems developed in the labs of University research scientists.
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October 19, 2016
Dr. Hewitt W. (Ted) Matthews, senior vice president for health sciences and dean of the College of Pharmacy, has announced plans to retire at the end of the academic year, and Provost Dr. D. Scott Davis has appointed a search committee to help identify and recruit a successor to Mercer’s longest-serving academic dean.
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October 17, 2016
Mercer University College of Pharmacy has partnered with the Alpharetta-based Institute for Advanced Medical Research, a private clinical research organization, to provide new patient-centered research opportunities for students.
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September 23, 2016
Mercer University College of Pharmacy students and organizations were recognized nationally this past summer for their contributions to the field of pharmacy.
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January 27, 2016
Hewitt W. “Ted” Matthews, Ph.D., dean of the College of Pharmacy and senior vice president for the health sciences at Mercer University, was honored by his alma mater, the University of Wisconsin-Madison School of Pharmacy, this past fall.
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July 20, 2015
The Georgia Pharmacy Association (GPhA) earlier this month presented its Larry L. Braden Meritorious Service Award to Hewitt W. "Ted" Matthews, Ph.D., longtime dean of the College of Pharmacy and Mercer's senior vice president for health sciences, during the organization's annual convention in Amelia Island, Fla.
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January 6, 2015
Dr. Martin D'Souza, professor of pharmaceutical sciences in Mercer University's College of Pharmacy, has been awarded a sub-contract in the amount of $56,536 as part of a Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) grant from the National Cancer Institute (NCI), a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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December 19, 2014
Mercer University student Elizabeth Lai was recently announced as one of four recipients of the Metro Atlanta Chamber's Mobile Atlanta Scholarship.
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December 19, 2014
Dr. Rebecca Burns, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences and director of the Center for Pharmacometrics at Mercer University's College of Pharmacy, has received a subaward from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Johns Hopkins University.
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December 17, 2014
Dr. Ajay Banga, professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Mercer University's College of Pharmacy, has been awarded a sub-contract for a Phase II Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) award from the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA), a branch of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
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November 19, 2014
Mercer University College of Pharmacy alumni John T. Sherrer, BSPHM '77, and Sharon Clackum, Pharm.D. '81, have recently assumed leadership roles in two national pharmacy organizations.
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November 18, 2014
Approximately 500 first-year students from Mercer University's pharmacy, nursing, physician assistant, physical therapy and public health programs attended a two-hour interactive interdisciplinary seminar Nov. 12 in the Sheffield Gym on the Cecil B. Day Graduate and Professional Campus in Atlanta.
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November 17, 2014
Faculty and graduate students from the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Mercer University's College of Pharmacy made a total of 24 presentations at the annual meeting of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences (AAPS), Nov. 2-6, in San Diego.
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September 23, 2014
A professor in Mercer University's College of Pharmacy has developed a mobile application and website, InpharmDTM, that provides customized, on demand, evidence-based responses to clinical questions from health care providers.
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