Innovation in Pharmacy

August 1, 2020

by Dr. Justin Cole “There is a way to do it better – find it.” – Thomas Edison It’s undeniable that the profession of pharmacy, like any other profession, can benefit from change fostered by a few who have the vision and grit to make things better. Innovation is a... View Article

Female pharmacist shows mom and young girl how to use inhaler.

How COVID-19 Is Empowering Pharmacists

April 13, 2020

By Marc Sweeney, Pharm.D. Dean, School of Pharmacy Cedarville University Due to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and the need for more frontline healthcare workers, pharmacists have been empowered by the federal government and most states to meet the growing healthcare needs. Considering that pharmacists are educated in a... View Article

Provider Status and You

February 7, 2020

by Myriam Shaw Ojeda, Pharm.D. What is the meaning of a disruption? I like to visualize this word as a calm ocean floor that is interrupted by a speeding sea creature. Eventually, the waters may settle down, but the sandy ocean bed is never the same. I share this imagery... View Article

Female pharmacist shows mom and young girl how to use inhaler.

Today’s Pharmacist: From Product Focused to Patient Focused

December 12, 2019

How has the pharmacy profession changed over the years? Turns out, a lot. Today’s pharmacists have drastically changed how they practice pharmacy. So, what does a pharmacist do today that’s different? Pharmacists today have come out from behind the counter and can be found in hospitals, doctor’s offices, and hospices... View Article

Should Drug Makers Be Blamed for Crisis?

October 3, 2019

In a recent op-ed in the Dayton Daily News, Marc Sweeney, R.Ph., Pharm.D., Dean of the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy, offered a look at how personal responsibility fits into the opioid crisis. The recent announcement that Purdue Pharma will file for bankruptcy as part of the settlement with myriad... View Article

The Business of Disrupting Healthcare: A Cedarville Encore Event

September 18, 2019

Join the School of Business Administration, School of Pharmacy, and The Graduate School at Cedarville University for a special one-day event: “The Business of Disrupting Healthcare: A Cedarville Encore Event” Friday, October 4, from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Through breakout sessions and a lunchtime plenary speaker, we’ll explore some... View Article

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Is the Future of Pharmacy in Jeopardy?

August 6, 2019

by Marc Sweeney, R.Ph., Pharm.D. Dean, Cedarville University School of Pharmacy Is the future of pharmacy really in jeopardy? Is automation going to replace the pharmacist’s role? Is reimbursement for dispensing causing the elimination of the profession? Some traditional-minded individuals seem to be fostering a bleak view of the profession’s... View Article

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Pharmacists Collaborate to Build Bones

July 18, 2019

Professionals from across various disciplines are collaborating to make a difference in the field of pharmacy and change healthcare for the future. It’s not unusual to see collaboration between pharmacists and other healthcare professionals, but the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy is taking collaboration to a whole different level. A... View Article

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Preparing Leaders in the Pharmaceutical Industry

June 17, 2019

The rising cost of healthcare is a growing issue in America, with the cost of pharmaceuticals being one of the greatest concerns. Families, especially seniors, struggle to afford their prescription medications. And, rising healthcare costs threaten the profitability of organizations. To combat these problems, we need innovative solutions, and we... View Article

Pharmacy student and professor working in lab.

Pharmacy Professor Develops Antibody to Treat Vascular Conditions

June 12, 2019

A key to disrupting healthcare through pharmacy is innovation. Dr. Rocco Rotello, Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences in the Cedarville University School of Pharmacy in 2019, has helped engineer and test an antibody that may treat a multitude of vascular conditions, including pain in walking and limb necrosis associated with... View Article