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College of Pharmacy to team with local teachers to help build Hawaiʻi

A collaboration between the Hawaiʻi Department of Education and the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Pharmacy (CoP) should result in more students understanding engineering concepts and possibly choosing careers that will help build a better Hawaiʻi. The program will be funded through the National Science Foundation Engineering Research Center on Structured Organic Particulate Systems (NSF-ERC-SOPS), with UH Hilo as an outreach partner.

UH Hilo Pharmacy graduates prove competitive in job market

College of Pharmacy alumni from the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo have been hired for jobs that require a PharmD degree in 16 states as well as Guam and Washington D.C. at various retail chains, community pharmacies and hospitals. According to a survey conducted by CoP’s Department of Student Services, more than a third of the graduates who found work so far accepted jobs that allow them to stay in Hawaiʻi.

High school students from Na Pua No`eau learn about pharmacy

Forty-one native Hawaiian children in grades 9-12 had the opportunity to hear talks from University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo College of Pharmacy faculty and participate in lab demonstrations July 14 on the UH Hilo campus. The visit was part of the two-week “Learning Opportunities in Medicine Institute” at the UH Hilo Na Pua No’eau Center for Gifted and Talented Hawaiian Children.

Hawaiʻi Community Foundation funds College of Pharmacy faculty to study breast cancer

An assistant professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Hawaiʻi at Hilo was awarded a grant from the Hawaiʻi Community Foundation for breast cancer research.

Dr. Linda Connelly was awarded $50,000 from the Robert C. Perry Fund to study “The role of endogenous osteoprotegerin expression in breast cancer metastasis.”