Tag School of Pharmacy

Wisconsin Medicaid expansion lowered antidiabetic drug costs 70%

July 1, 2019

A new UW–Madison study shows that Wisconsin Medicaid’s 2014 coverage expansion had a tremendous impact on making antidiabetic drugs more affordable for one of the state’s populations that needs them most: childless adults with low income.

A pharmacist-driven intervention to help veterans breathe easier

February 20, 2019

The service led by a UW–Madison pharmacy professor helps veterans who need it most, when they’ve recently been discharged from the hospital or emergency room with an exacerbation, he says.

Program focuses on preparing pharmacy students in rural areas

February 5, 2019

“The rural focus is beneficial because there are more job openings in rural areas, and many students want to take their skills back to their hometowns,” says Professor Mara Kieser.

Microbes hitched to insects provide a rich source of new antibiotics

February 1, 2019

A UW–Madison research team found that insect-borne microbes often outperformed soil bacteria in stopping some of the most common and dangerous antibiotic-resistant pathogens.

New Faculty Focus: Jason Peters

October 30, 2018

Pharmacy researcher faces the gravity of upcoming antibiotic resistance crisis — we will soon be out of weapons to fight resistant bacterial pathogens — and focuses on identifying new weaknesses in these pathogens that can be exploited by drugs.

New business-focused pharmacy concentration meets a growing need for healthcare leaders

October 16, 2018

School of Pharmacy PharmD students can now take a new Pharmacy Operations and Technology Management concentration that will provide health care business fundamentals and build critical leadership skills.

Forecasting antibiotic resistance with a ‘weather map’ of local data

February 22, 2018

To help physicians choose the best antibiotic first, researchers in the School of Pharmacy and the State Cartographer's Office are drawing inspiration from the weather.

Cancer patients who tell their life story find more peace, less depression

January 19, 2018

A new study finds that delivering an edited life and cancer story elicited by a phone conversation measurably enhances the sense of peace in the face of looming death.

Spring Open House celebrates leadership development

April 25, 2017

The Coordinated Leadership Initiative (CLI) will hold its sixth Leadership@UW Open House from 2 to 4 p.m. May 2 in Virginia Harrison Parlor in Lathrop Hall.

Science Expeditions invites everyone to campus March 31 to April 2

March 27, 2017

Science Expeditions, UW–Madison’s 15th annual scientific open house, invites visitors of all ages to campus from Friday, March 31, to Sunday, April 2, to delve into the world of science.

Vaccine trial aims to make flu season safer for heart patients

September 7, 2016

A network of researchers in the United States and Canada will try to spare thousands of patients the dangers of heart attacks and hospitalizations over the next five years in a trial of a high-dose flu vaccine.

Roberts to add year as Pharmacy dean

May 14, 2013

Jeanette Roberts has agreed to remain dean of the University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Pharmacy into 2014, adding to 10 years of successful leadership of one of the oldest and most highly regarded schools in the field.