NIH Features Pharmacy Professor’s Paper

HIGH POINT, N.C., Jan. 26, 2016 – The National Institutes of Health featured a research paper about a new treatment for addiction authored by Dr. Comfort Boateng, assistant professor of pharmacy at High Point University. The paper, titled “High Affinity Dopamine D3 Receptor (D3R)-Selective Antagonists Attenuate Heroin Self-Administration in Wild-Type but not D3R Knockout Mice,” […]

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HPU Adds Cooke as Pharmacy Professor

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 16, 2015 – Dr. Robin Cooke has joined the faculty of the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy at High Point University as an assistant professor of ambulatory care. She is developing the school’s ambulatory care and geriatric curriculums and will be teaching a course on chronic disease and end-of-life issues. A […]

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Clark Joins School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 15, 2015 – The School of Pharmacy at High Point University hired Dr. Bradley Clark as an associate professor of basic pharmaceutical sciences. Clark comes to HPU from a career in the pharmaceutical industry focused on drug product development with a number of pharma companies of various sizes. Withthis experience, he […]

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Boateng Joins School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Dec. 14, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Comfort Boateng as an assistant professor in the Fred Wilson School of Pharmacy, where she teaches courses in medicinal chemistry and medical biochemistry of natural products. Boateng’s expertise is in drug design and synthesis related to treating Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, sleep disorders […]

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HPU Brings Free Over-the-Counter Medicine to Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct 12, 2015 – High Point University, NC MedAssist and High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church teamed up to give away free over-the-counter drugs to the High Point community on Oct. 9 at the High Point University Community Center. This is the second OTC give away day in High Point and event organizers […]

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Preparing Students for Health Care Careers of Tomorrow

Health care professionals answer a crucial calling. They take an oath to serve humanity in all of its complexities, mysteries and surprises. From the boardroom to the classroom, HPU’s values-based education has prepared thousands of graduates to lead in relevant fields. The next transformational journey will also prepare future leaders for the health care careers […]

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HPU to Break Ground on School of Health Sciences and School of Pharmacy; Gov. Pat McCrory to Attend

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 4, 2015 – A phenomenal decade of transformation at High Point University has led to another historical moment. After tripling enrollment, doubling faculty, adding more than 50 new academic and residential facilities to campus, and raising a university record of $57 million in the last 14 months alone, HPU will move […]

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HPU Adds Dr. Jordan Smith to School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 1, 2015 – High Point University welcomes Dr. Jordan Smith to the School of Pharmacy as assistant professor of clinical sciences. He is one of more than 40 new faculty members joining HPU this year, 21 of which are new positions. Smith will teach a course on drug information for first-year […]

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$150 Million of Construction Underway at HPU

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 31, 2015 – Ten years of phenomenal growth at High Point University has led to some of the most significant construction projects on campus since Dr. Nido Qubein, HPU president, took the helm in 2005. In addition to a new residence hall, amphitheater and Cottrell Hall, work is underway on the […]

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Courtney Bradley Joins HPU School of Pharmacy

HIGH POINT, N.C., Aug. 10, 2015 – High Point University recently hired Dr. Courtney Bradley as assistant professor of clinical sciences and applied laboratory coordinator in the School of Pharmacy. Bradley will develop and coordinate the Introduction to Pharmacy Practice course and ensure coordination among all pharmacy lab courses. She will work closely with students […]

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HPU Pharmacy: The Lynchpin of Health Care

The nearest pharmacy was 26 miles away from the rural farm community where Dr. Ronald Ragan grew up. In high school, his teachers didn’t discourage nor promote science as a lucrative career path. All around him, really, there was nothing that would have pushed him to become someone who practiced medicine, who led the founding […]

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HPU to Host Inaugural White Coat Ceremony for Physician Assistant Studies

Who: High Point University students, faculty, staff, Department of Physician Assistant Studies and members of the community. Media is invited to attend. What: Inaugural White Coat Ceremony Where: Hayworth Fine Arts Center on HPU’s campus When: 2 p.m. on June 7 Why: High Point University’s Physician Assistant Studies program will welcome its inaugural cohort of […]

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School of Pharmacy Hires Carter as Administrative Assistant

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 26, 2015 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy recently hired Courtnie Carter as administrative assistant for the experiential program. Carter will work closely with Dr. Joy Greene, assistant dean, to coordinate the school’s experiential program. This program is designed to educate Doctor of Pharmacy candidates through hands-on learning experiences and […]

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School of Pharmacy Hires Hoskins as Department Administrator

HIGH POINT, N.C., May 15, 2015 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy recently hired Kristen Hoskins as department administrator. Hoskins is responsible for managing the day-to-day operations of the dean’s office in the School of Pharmacy. She also serves as a source of information for both students and faculty who are a part of […]

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School of Pharmacy Welcomes Lab Manager Scot McIntosh

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 10, 2015 – The School of Pharmacy at High Point University recently hired Scot McIntosh as lab manager. McIntosh’s key responsibility will be supporting research and the day-to-day laboratory efforts of both the chair of basic pharmaceutical sciences and the clinical science faculty. He will also be a part of developing […]

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National Board of Advisors Adds Dr. Anthony Atala

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb. 23, 2015 – Anthony Atala, a physician and internationally recognized scientist in the field of regenerative medicine, has joined High Point University’s Board of Advisors. HPU’s National Board of Advisors is composed of Fortune 500 CEOs, thought leaders, and distinguished visionaries who have positively impacted the United States and the world in […]

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School of Pharmacy Welcomes Lingle as Associate Dean

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 7, 2014 – High Point University’s School of Pharmacy welcomes Dr. Earle “Buddy” Lingle as professor and associate dean for student and professional affairs. Lingle will teach HPU pharmacy students about social and administrative sciences as well as coordinate the admissions process and student services activities for the school. “I am […]

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