School of Pharmacy faculty members are actively engaged in research that is advancing the field of pharmacy. From rodent behavior to researching vaccine hesitancy, our faculty are making a difference!
- Our faculty at CUSOP published an article on utilizing an academic success tool for pharmacy students.
- Dr. Aleda Chen, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, and Dr. Justin Cole, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, published articles addressing vaccine hesitancy among healthcare workers and children.
- Dr. Tim Veenstra, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Pharm.D. students from CUSOP are finding new benefits in tropical fruit.
- Dr. Zach Jenkins, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, was part of a team that published an evaluation of how antimicrobial pharmacokinetics are taught to pharmacy students across the United States.
- Drs. Elisha Injeti, Rocco Rotello, and Tim Veenstra, Associate Professors of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Cedarville’s School of Pharmacy, wanted to test how useful a public UV sanitizing station would be to the general public.
- Dr. Elisha Injeti, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, and his research collaborators have published an article titled “A research update: Significance of cytokine storm and diaphragm in COVID-19″ in Current Research in Pharmacology and Drug Discovery journal (Volume 2, 2021). In this article, the authors reviewed the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus in triggering cytokine storm, and its resultant impact on skeletal muscle with a specific focus on the diaphragm as their research on skeletal muscle atrophy came to a stop last year due to COVID-19 lockdown.
- Dr. McKenzie Grinalds, Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice, published a manuscript on the use of a tool to help pharmacists identify and address high-alert medications.
- Drs. Melissa Beck, Denise Jean-Louis, and Samson Amos, Associate Professors of Pharmaceutical Sciences collaborated with a team of students to determine the impact of an herbal product with anti-tumorigenic capacity on rodent behavior. This study will be presented in poster format at the American Association for Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP Annual Meeting in July.
- The Center for Pharmacy Innovation regularly posts content on their disruptive healthcare blog focused on innovation, entrepreneurship, and new trends in pharmacy practice.
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