HPU Gives 1,500 Members of the Community Free OTC Medication

HIGH POINT, N.C., April 1, 2016 – High Point University, NC MedAssist, High Point Community Foundation and High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church gave more than 1,500 members of the community free over-the-counter medication today at the HPU Community Center. The organizations hosted the third Over-the-Counter Give Away Day for those in need of medication in […]

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HPU to Bring Free Over-the-Counter Medicine to Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., March 17, 2016 – High Point University, NC MedAssist, High Point Community Foundation and High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church will hold a free Over-the-Counter (OTC) Medicine Give Away Day in High Point on Friday, April 1. The event is open to any individual or family needing OTC medication and will be held […]

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HPU Brings Free OTC Medication and Health Screenings to the Community

HIGH POINT, N.C., Feb.16, 2016 – High Point University pharmacy faculty were in the community today distributing free over-the-counter medication and providing health screenings at High Point Seventh-Day Adventist Church. With the help of NC MedAssist, HPU faculty provided at least $80 per person worth of OTC products, including allergy relief, pain relief, indigestion relief, […]

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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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