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July 2, 2018

July 2018 news from faculty and staff of the College of Pharmacy Duluth.

Congratulations to 2017 College of Pharmacy Meritorious Service Award Duluth recipients: Olivia Buncher, student services professional 3; Vicki Everett, executive office and administrative specialist; Laurie Fosnacht, administrative associate 2; and Eric Shilinski, end user support 2.

Olihe Okoro, assistant professor, is quoted in the June 3, 2018, Duluth News Tribune article, "Duluth-based project taps the power of black women."

Okoro and L. Hillman had their article, HIV pre-exposure prophylaxis: Exploring the potential for expanding the role of pharmacists in public health, published in the Journal of the American Pharmacist Association. 2018 May 19. pii: S1544-3191(18)30178-X. doi: 10.1016/j.japh.2018.04.007. [Epub ahead of print]

Laura Palombi, assistant professor, was appointed to the University of Minnesota Opioid Advisory Task Force.

David Stenehjem, associate professor, is featured in the Minnesota Masonic Charities and University of Minnesota article, "From population to person.”

Stenehjem, A. W. Hahn, R. Nussenzveig, E. Carroll, D. M. Gill, E. B. Bailey, J. A. Batten, B. L. Maughan, and N. Agarwal had their poster, Evolution of the genomic landscape of circulating tumor DNA (ctDNA) in advanced prostate cancer (aPC) over treatment and time, presented at the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting, June 1-5, 2018, in Chicago, IL., JCO American Society of Clinical Oncology; 2018 May 20;36(15_suppl):5052–2.

V. W. Stevens, Stenehjem, O. V. Patterson, A. W. C. Kamauu, Y. M. Yim, R. J. Morlock, and S. L. Duvall had their article, Characterization and survival of patients with metastatic basal cell carcinoma in the Department of Veterans Affairs: a retrospective electronic health record review, published in Archives of Dermatological Research. 2018 May 8;169:1–9.

A. W. Hahn, C. Froerer, S. VanAlstine, N. Rathi, E. B. Bailey, Stenehjem (co-senior author), and N. Agarwal had their article, Targeting bacteroides in stool microbiome and response to treatment with first-line VEGF tyrosine kinase inhibitors in metastatic renal-cell carcinoma, published in Clinical Genitourinary Cancer. 2018 May 29.

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