COVID-19 updates for the School of Pharmacy

Check this page as needed for the latest information on the school’s plans and response to COVID-19. It will be updated regularly; each new version will include the date and time of the update. This page has general information and links to information organized by category — Students, Faculty and Staff. New information will be […]

Press inquiries or questions about communications and media: Greg Weatherford Director of communications, VCU School of Pharmacy (804) 828-6470 (office) | (804) 937-4722 (mobile) goweatherfor@vcu.edu

Once a coronavirus vaccine exists, a VCU researcher’s mailable patch could deliver it to millions

Greg WeatherfordVCU School of Pharmacy Someday, hundreds of millions of vaccinations against the coronavirus that causes COVID-19 could show up in people’s mailboxes and be applied as simply as slapping on a Band-Aid. That’s the vision of Guizhi “Julian” Zhu, Ph.D., at the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Pharmacy. Zhu, an assistant professor in the school’s Department of […]

2020-21 Pillar Goals

Below are links to PDF versions of the School of Pharmacy’s 2020-21 Pillar Goals. These are updated annually through input from school leadership, faculty and staff, and tracked throughout the year.

He was 24 and healthy. COVID-19 almost killed him.

Pharmacy student warns: No one is immune to the pandemic, so stay alert and careful. Greg WeatherfordVCU School of Pharmacy In the first months of the pandemic of 2020 Dan Buth already had done a lot to avoid getting sick.  He had stopped social travel — a big adjustment; he loved to visit new places. […]

Researcher develops novel vaccine to treat colorectal cancer in combination with immunotherapy

A School of Pharmacy researcher’s new vaccine to boost the immune system’s ability to fight colorectal cancer has shown promise in pre-clinical experiments.  Julian Zhu, Ph.D., an assistant professor at VCU School of Pharmacy and a member of the Developmental Therapeutics research program at VCU Massey Cancer Center, developed the novel vaccine and used it […]

Aux Label: Advice from a classmate

Christian RuizAuxiliary Label Staff Writer From the author: Each person in my class is remarkable in his or her own way, especially to have come this far in pharmacy school. However, a dozen of them have inspired me in one way or another, and I wanted to share their secrets to success because I believe […]

Stall Street Journal online

The Stall Street Journal is a series of posters about health and wellness created and distributed by VCU’s wellness center, The Well. During our current period of social distancing, we will upload PDFs of the journal to this page.

Faculty Teaching Excellence Award

The Faculty Teaching Excellence Award is given annually to a faculty member in the School of Pharmacy who is recognized as an outstanding teacher/educator. As a teacher, the individual successfully stimulates student intellectual achievement through superior communication skills, interpersonal rapport, and mentorship. The recipient of this award enthusiastically relates information in all instructional situations, displaying […]

Smith Building virtual backgrounds

Miss visiting Smith? Feel more at home with these virtual backgrounds! Right-click (Windows) or control-click (Mac) to save. New!

COVID-19 information for staff

Updated June 2, 2020 NEW: VCU announces phased return to campus VCU has announced a phased return to campus, leading to a fall semester that will run from Aug. 17 through Nov. 24, 2020. You can learn more at this new website: together.vcu.edu. The first phase will take effect in June, including: A limited number […]

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