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Mikel Espiritu and Pres. Leseley Hallick
Michael Espiritu has received the Pacific University Provost’s Junior Faculty Award for Scholarship.
Brendan Stamper co-chaired a session at the annual American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). Research by a graduate student and Dr. Stamper was also featured in a recent ASPET newsletter.
The Oregon Healthcare Workforce Institute (OHWI) Pacific is providing free access to this online MSBR training for Pacific University health profession students, staff and faculty. The eight-week sessions begin Feb. 9.
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.