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New faculty join the School of Pharmacy. Returning faculty and staff earn honors.
The grant will support Dr. Mike Espiritu’s work to determine the structure-activity relationship of a cone snail toxin called MIIIB with voltage gated potassium channels. These small peptide toxins are known as “conotoxins.” 
As a pharmacy preceptor, you may be asked to write a letter of recommendation for students as they prepare their residency applications. School of Pharmacy residency mentor Erin Wilson '05, PharmD '18 offers some tips and tricks for the process.
Third-year pharmacy students Arika Sandbach and Heather Beugli won first place in a local interactive, team-based skills competition, earning the right to represent Pacific at the national competition in December 2021.
Caitlin Tamblyn PharmD ’24 is a first-year pharmacy student at Pacific University. Though life is different on campus amid COVID-19, she and her classmates are grateful to be back on campus with the support and connection of peers.
Ravi Patel PharmD ’10 works as a pharmacist for Fred Meyer in his hometown of Boise, Idaho, where he also supports his parents in running a family hotel business.
The first-year post-graduate residency will involve practice at Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center, community pharmacy care at Albertsons, and teaching and research with the Pacific University School of Pharmacy.
Rev. Miller served as president of the university from 1970 to 1983. He died Nov. 4 at age 101.
In Memoriam: Lillian (Hirasawa) Kurahara '44
In Memoriam: Elizabeth "Betty" Horn