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BUFFALO, N.Y. – The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has formed new collaborative agreements with Erie Community College, SUNY Adirondack, Columbia Greene Community College, SUNY Broome, Nassau Community College, Rockland Community College, Tompkins Cortland Community College and Dutchess Community College.
Changes at the top of Kenmore Mercy Hospital are ahead with the start of the new year. Longtime CEO James Millard will retire at year’s end, with chief operating officer Walter Ludwig taking over.

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Opioid Prescriber Training Program successfully trained more than 38,000 licensed prescribers, nearly 40 percent of licensed prescribers in New York State.


Donald Mager, professor in the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, has been named a fellow of three prominent academic societies: the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) and the International Society of Pharmacometrics (ISoP).

Gina Prescott, clinical associate professor, pharmacy practice, gave a lecture entitled “Pharmacy Without Borders: Experiences Around the Globe,” as part of the University at Buffalo’s International Education Week.
Donald Mager, ’91, ’00 & ’02, professor and vice-chair, pharmaceutical sciences, received the 2017 International Society of Pharmacometrics (ISoP) Innovation Award and was named a Fellow of ISoP at the 8 annual American Conference on Pharmacometrics meeting in Fort Lauderdale, FL.

The Fall Interprofessional Forum tackled a topic that organizers say is a textbook example of a situation that requires a collaborative approach.


Western New Yorkers will receive education on the microorganisms in the human body through Mind Your Microbiome and Be Antibiotics Aware Week, a series of community events and initiatives sponsored by the UB Genome, Environment and Microbiome (GEM) Community of Excellence.