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Dr. Rohit Moghe

Alumni Profile - Rohit Moghe, PharmD '00

At UIC, Rohit Moghe, PharmD '00, learned how broad the horizon for pharmacists could be. And he's taken that sense of pharmacy's expansive potential forward in his career, always seeking to push the profession's boundaries.

Dr. Suzanne Soliman

Alumni Profile - Suzanne Soliman, PharmD '04

Suzanne was having a hard time juggling her career and motherhood. So she reached out to a few of her colleagues, former classmates, and friends in pharmacy and realized the critical need for a support network for pharmacist moms.

Dr. Edith Nutescu

Dr. Edith Nutescu honored for contributions to clinical pharmacy

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy professor Edith Nutescu was presented with the Russell R. Miller Award Oct. 27 at the annual conference for the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP.)

Dr. Dima Qato

Dr. Dima Qato: Closures affect 1 in 8 pharmacies in the US

Researchers from the UIC found that despite an overall increase in the number of pharmacies in the U.S. from 2009 to 2015, one in eight pharmacies, or 9,654, had closed during this period.

Drs. Pauli and Wang

2019 UIC Distinguished Professors include two UIC Pharmacy professors

The UIC Distinguished Professorship recognizes scholarship, creativity and leadership. Faculty members are nominated by their peers and are selected by a committee that includes others who have received the honor. This year’s distinguished…


UIC College of Pharmacy honored for diversity, inclusion

The University of Illinois at Chicago College of Pharmacy has received the 2019 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine. The magazine is the oldest and…

Start up

UIC: An incubator for successful start-ups

University of Illinois at Chicago researchers are leading the way in bringing new technologies and drugs to industry and consumers — this is evident, in part, by the number of startups launched from UIC research.

Ribbon cutting

UIC opens three new health care simulation centers

The UIC College of Pharmacy's Herbert and Carol Retzky Simulation Center features a simulated pharmacy and counseling rooms developed to simulate every step a pharmacist takes, from prescription entry to fulfillment.

The Retzkys

Proposed UIC drug research building gets $2 million investment

A new donation from a longtime supporter of the University of Illinois at Chicago marks a milestone for the proposed Drug Discovery and Innovation Pavilion, a $100 million, five-story, 112,000-square-foot contemporary research building.

Shalaka Samant, PhD ‘08

Alumni Profile - Shalaka Samant, PhD ‘08

Shalaka Samant, PhD ‘08 Pharmacognosy, arrived at UIC with little research experience and even less knowledge of nucleic acids, proteins and cells. By the end of her first year at the College of…