First Pharmacy Students Become Difference Makers

This story is featured in the Spring 2017 edition of the HPU Magazine, headed soon to a mailbox near you. Discover below how HPU’s inaugural pharmacy class is preparing to lead in a collaborative health care environment.    Charity Amenya was still living in Raleigh when she drove to High Point, North Carolina, to volunteer with a group of […]

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HPU Pharmacy students Give Back During Free OTC Day

  HIGH POINT, N.C., April 13, 2017 – A line of people wrapped around the High Point University Community Center during the bi-annual Over the Counter Medicine Giveaway, a community effort to supply free medication to the public. Hosted by High Point University, NC MedAssist, the United Way of Greater High Point, the city of […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 8, 2017 – High Point University faculty and students recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions. Interior Design Students Earn LEED Green Associate Designation Aria Real, Hayley Clarke and Hannah Grau, senior interior design majors at HPU, recently earned the LEED Green Associate designation. This credential allows designers […]

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Pharmacy Professor Discusses Diabetes Care

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Dr. Courtney Bradley, assistant professor of clinical sciences and applied laboratory coordinator in High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, discusses at-home diabetes management and demonstrates proper use of popular products.

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Faculty Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 1, 2017 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Pharmacy Professor Shares Drug Research on PBS Newshour Dr. Scott Hemby, chair of basic pharmaceutical […]

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Faculty and Students Recognized for Research and Innovation

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 28, 2016 – Members of the High Point University community frequently conduct, publish and share research and creative works in a variety of ways. Below is a recap of research initiatives from the past month.   Pharmacy Professor Publishes Research Linking Diabetes to Alzheimer’s Disease Dr. Scott Hemby, professor and chair […]

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5 Ways HPU Pharmacy Embraces Innovation

The landscape of health care is rapidly changing. New medications, medical breakthroughs and technological advancements occur almost by the minute. Today’s health care professionals must be willing to embrace the unknown and pioneer innovative methods to meet the demands of a growing, shifting industry. At High Point University, students in the Fred Wilson School of […]

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HPU Welcomes New Faculty to School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 12, 2016 – High Point University welcomes five new faculty members to the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy. This fall, 49 new faculty are joining the university.   Dr. Julie Cooper, Associate Professor of Clinical Sciences Cooper will teach cardiology, health systems and will coordinate the final pharmacotherapy course in this […]

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HPU Faculty Continues to Grow

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 29, 2016 – High Point University continues to attract educational leaders to its campus with 49 new faculty members this year. They represent a variety of disciplines including pharmacy, health sciences, communication, business, religion, history and more as HPU continues to build both professional programs and a strong foundation in the […]

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HPU Welcomes First Pharmacy Class

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The Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy welcomed its inaugural cohort this fall. The program brings new faces and resources to the city of High Point as the first 60 students begin their studies. From Time Warner Cable News: HIGH POINT – Aug. 23, 2016 – It was a landmark day for medicine in the Triad on Tuesday […]

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Pharmacy Students Give Back to City

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 23, 2016 – High Point University’s inaugural class in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy participated in community service activities on Aug. 22 to get to know their community and the people they’ll one day serve. On their last day of orientation, the students volunteered for Habitat for Humanity, West End […]

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HPU Welcomes Inaugural Pharmacy Class, 1,500 New Students and 48 New Faculty

Pictured is Jonathan Paez, left, a member of HPU’s inaugural pharmacy class, working alongside Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences.   HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 15, 2016 – The Piedmont Triad’s only pharmacy school will welcome its inaugural class next week when High Point University kicks off a new academic year. In […]

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Professors Become Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacists

HIGH POINT, N.C., July 13, 2016 – Dr. Courtney L. Bradley and Dr. Christina H. Sherrill, assistant professors in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at High Point University, have become Board Certified Ambulatory Care Pharmacists through the Board of Pharmacy Specialties. BPS is the premier post-licensure certification agency worldwide that operates across the pharmacy […]

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5 Reasons to Pursue a Career in Health Care

The health care industry is booming. Medical advancements are made every day, and the need for health care professionals to take care of America’s aging population is skyrocketing. In fact, according to U.S. News, 18 of the top 25 jobs in the country are in the health care field. High Point University has built programs […]

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4th of July: Health Tips to Ensure a Fun and Safe Holiday Weekend

Sunscreen, insect repellent and first aid kit supplies. You may be searching for these items in the drug store aisle as the Fourth of July weekend approaches. But how will you know which one to choose? Dr. Joy Greene, a professor in High Point University’s Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, breaks down some important information […]

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