Remembering Professor Leroy B. Townsend
November 11, 2022
Professor Leroy Townsend
Professor Townsend had a long and distinguished career as a heterocyclic and nucleoside chemist.
Leroy B. Townsend, Albert B. Prescott Emeritus of Medicinal Chemistry and professor emeritus of chemistry, died on October 15, 2022.
Kathleen Stringer Earns Prestigious Therapeutic Frontiers Lecture Award
October 13, 2022
Dr. Kathleen Stringer
“(Dr. Stinger) is a long-standing leader in the field of sepsis and her innovative examination of how to identify and treat those with this critical illness will ultimately result in better patient outcomes, including reduced mortality."
The award recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to pharmacotherapeutics in their field.
Students Award Mustapha Beleh 2022 Golden Apple
October 3, 2022
Dr. Mustapha Beleh
“Dr. Beleh is always striving to find ways so that his students can effectively learn important material, often in entertaining, funny, and relatable ways!"
Mustapha Beleh, PhD, Director of Education and Collegiate Lecturer in Medicinal Chemistry, has been named the 32nd Golden Apple Award recipient.
Regina McClinton Named Assistant Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
September 23, 2022
Dr. Regina McClinton
“I am truly honored to serve the College in this new role," says Dr. Regina McClinton.
Effective September 1, 2022, Regina McClinton, PhD, will serve the University of Michigan College of Pharmacy as its first assistant dean for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI).
Duxin Sun Named Associate Dean for Research
September 23, 2022
Dr. Duxin Sun
Dr. Duxin Sun is a highly productive scientist with an international reputation in drug discovery, nanomedicines, and pharmacokinetics, focusing on cancer therapeutics.
The University of Michigan Board of Regents have approved the appointment of Duxin Sun, PhD’02, as the College’s associate dean for research, effective September 1, 2022.
Karen Farris Named Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Graduate and Undergraduate Education
September 23, 2022
Dr. Karen Farris
“I will honor and model our college’s values – community, integrity, excellence, collaboration, and leadership – in my work and my interactions with faculty, staff and trainees,” says Dr. Karen Farris.
The University of Michigan Board of Regents have approved the appointment of Karen Farris, PhD’93, as the College’s associate dean for faculty affairs and graduate and undergraduate education, effective September 1, 2022.
New Delivery Method Allows Slow-Release of Broader Array of Peptide Drugs in the Body
June 8, 2022
Morgan Giles
The paper's first author, Morgan Giles, PhD'18, in Dr. Steven Schwendeman's laboratory in 2016.
A new study from the University of Michigan describes one of the first entirely new drug delivery microencapsulation approaches in decades.
Vicki Ellingrod to be Next College of Pharmacy Dean
May 19, 2022
Prof. Vicki Ellingrod
Congratulations to Vicki Ellingrod, the John Gideon Searle Professor and professor of pharmacy, Who has been named the next dean of the College of Pharmacy. Her five-year term begins July 1 and was approved by the Board of Regents May 19.
Jolene Bostwick Wins 2022 Teaching Excellence Award
April 28, 2022
Jolene Bostwick
Congratulations to Jolene R. Bostwick, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, the recipient of the 2022 Teaching Excellence Award.

Jolene R. Bostwick, PharmD, BCPS, BCPP, is the recipient of the 2022 Teaching Excellence Award.