Latest News & Announcements - 2010

UH Hilo's College of Pharmacy joins UH Manoa to expand biomedical research

Seven faculty members from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Pharmacy will be strengthening a project with UH Manoa that will receive $9 million in federal funding over three years. The project, funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH), allows the collaboration to continue expanding and improving biomedical research in Hawaiʻi.

UH selects Honolulu group to design permanent home for College of Pharmacy

The University of Hawaiʻi named WCIT Architecture of Honolulu to design the building that will become the permanent home of the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Pharmacy. WCIT is working with the science and technology branch of SmithGroup to plan the structure that is intended to anchor the UH Hilo University Park of Science and Technology.

Honolulu Cancer Center researcher joins UH Hilo College of Pharmacy

Award-winning molecular biologist André S. Bachmann joins the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Pharmacy as a tenured associate professor and chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, effective September 1. He also will remain a member of the Cancer Research Center of Hawaiʻi and an adjunct associate professor with the John A. Burns School of Medicine.

College of Pharmacy inaugural class begins senior internships

Although still a year away from earning their PharmD from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Pharmacy, many students are currently in the process of leaving Hilo and won't return until they graduate in spring 2011.

Students who began their quest in 2007 are set to begin the final stage to earn their doctorate: Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences (APPE), also called “rotations.” And for the first time, several will be earning their experience in Alaska.