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Student pharmacists visit local elementary school to pass on training

Students from Keaukaha Elementary School in Hilo learned about what pharmacists do and were able to make their own scented lotions at a special visit from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) on April 11.

Mimi Pezzuto, faculty member at DKICP, took several first-year student pharmacists to the school to talk about pharmacy, Hilo Drug Company’s historical pharmacy collection, and explain about pharmaceutical compounding.

College of Pharmacy invests in local health care with contribution to HMC

Students, faculty and staff from The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo teamed up to collect more than $7,000 to support the Hilo Medical Center Foundation Adopt-A-Room Project. The gift was presented to Julie Tulang, president of Hilo Medical Center Foundation, at DKICP’s 2013 Spring Awards Celebration May 1 at Sangha Hall.

Pharm2Pharm begins connecting patients with pharmacists on Maui and Kaua`i

Consulting pharmacists on Maui and Kaua`i are now helping patients at risk of medication-related hospitalizations and ER visits through Pharm2Pharm, a project from The Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy (DKICP) at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo.

The project, located in the UH Hilo DKICP’s Center for Rural Health Science and led by Karen Pellegrin, launched on Maui in February and on Kaua`i earlier this month. Plans are to expand the services to Hawaiʻi Island in June.

UH Hilo College of Pharmacy named after Daniel K. Inouye

The University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Pharmacy has been named the Daniel K. Inouye College of Pharmacy in honor of the late U.S. senator after a vote today by the UH Board of Regents. Inouye, who passed away December 17, 2012, was Hawaiʻi’s U.S. senator and third in the presidential line of succession after the Vice President and the Speaker of the House of Representatives.