• COVID-19 Can't Stop the UMB CURE Scholars

      Frick, Jena (2020-06-08)
      The article describes the mentorship between Ayishat Yussef, a high-school student at City College, and Kat Coburn, an MD/PhD student at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, through the UMB CURE Scholars program. The mentorship has been helpful for both students through the COVID-19 pandemic and the social unrest.
    • Food for Our Front Lines Program Thank You and Program End

      Kozak, Laura; Valis, Ashley (2020-06-22)
      A thank you letter sent out to the University of Maryland, Baltimore community for donations to the Food for our Front Lines Program. The letter also ends the program.
    • Helping Hands Kudos: Thanking Each Other for a Job Well Done

      University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-03)
      A post with a list of kudos received from faculty, staff, students, and alumni recognizing their colleagues and peers for a job well done during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Helping Hands Newsletter

      University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020)
      Call for stories for the School of Pharmacy's Helping Hands newsletter during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    • Helping Hands: A Free Text Service with Daily, Inspirational Messages

      Worster, Mark (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-02)
      Mark Worster, student in the Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics program, created a text service called "Daily Love" with inspirational quotes daily for subscribers.
    • Helping Hands: Celebrating Teacher Appreciation Week

      McPherson, Mary Lynn M. (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-05-08)
      Members of the MS in Palliative Care Program share their thanks to the faculty during Teacher Appreciation Week 2020.
    • Helping Hands: Collaborative Effort to Donate PPE to our UMMC Colleagues

      Heil, Emily L. (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-05-08)
      The post describes work across the School of Pharmacy to gather and donate unused personal protective equipment (PPE) to the University of Maryland Medical Center during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    • Helping Hands: Connecting with my Cancer Patients

      Duffy, Alison P. (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-05-08)
      Allison Duffy, an associate professor in the School of Pharmacy, shares her efforts to continue to care for her cancer patients at the University of Maryland Greenebaum Comprehensive Cancer Center during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    • Helping Hands: COVID-19 and Social Determinants of Health

      Shaya, Fadia T. (University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy, 2020-06-18)
      On June 8, Behavioral Health Resources and Technical Assistant Program, in conjunction with the Maryland Department of Health’s Office of Population Health Improvement (OPHI), hosted a (virtual) meeting during which all jurisdictions in the state came together to share their experiences with COVID-19. This piece describes the meeting.
    • Helping Hands: Dean Eddington Establishes the Student Emergency Fund

      Boyden, Ken (University of Maryland, Balimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-10)
      Announcement of the establishment of the School of Pharmacy's Student Emergency Fund, which was set up to assist students facing financial hardship in the face of the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    • Helping Hands: Delivering Food to Seniors in the Community

      Kim, Catherine (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-06-25)
      The blog post discusses a group of School of Pharmacy students' efforts to support community members at the St. Mary's Outreach Center in Hampden Community shelter in place during the COVID-19 pandemic. The Center distributed food to older adults in the community.
    • Helping Hands: Helping Seniors Pay for their Medications

      Rochester-Eyeguokan, Charmaine (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-24)
      Charmaine Rochester-Eyeguokan, Professor in the School of Pharmacy, describes her work to make diabetes medication affordable for patients at the Center for Diabetes and Endocrinology at the University of Maryland Midtown Campus during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Helping Hands: Lamy Center Continues Outreach to West Baltimore Community

      Brandt, Sarah (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-24)
      The post describes the work of the School of Pharmacy's Peter Lamy Center on Drug Therapy and Aging to support elderly community members in West Baltimore during COVID-19.
    • Helping Hands: Leading Nonprofit Organizations and Volunteering for Meals on Wheels

      Mahipat, Marlene (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-09)
      Marlene Mahipat, Graduate Student in the Medical Cannabis Science and Therapeutics program, describes taking on additional deliveries for Meals on Wheels during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    • Helping Hands: Maintaining Wellness During the COVID-19 Pandemic

      Polk, Genevieve (University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy, 2020-05-08)
      The post describes a partnership between the School of Pharmacy's PATIENTS Program and Amy Abel Wellness to educate the community via Facebook on the importance of healthy eating and exercise during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Helping Hands: My Daughter's Hero

      Cary, Min-li (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-16)
      The post describes the everyday experiences of pharmacist, Rai Cary and the staff at Finksburg Pharmacy during the COVID-19 pandemic.
    • Helping Hands: On the Front Lines

      Smith, LaMont (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-04-16)
      The post discusses Dr. LaMont Smith's experiences with COVID-19 patients in Phoebe Putney Memorial Hospital in Georgia.
    • Helping Hands: Pharmacy to the Rescue

      Buckley, Tiffany (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-05-08)
      The post describes the work of the staff at the Clifton T. Perkins Hospital Pharmacy to lend a hand during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
    • Helping Hands: PharmD Class of 2000 Hosts Virtual 20-Year Reunion

      Layson-Wolf, Cherokee (University of Maryland, School of Pharmacy, 2020-06-18)
      The piece describes a virtual reunion with the School of Pharmacy PharmD class of 2000. The alumni are celebrating their 20 year reunion and could not have an in-person celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The piece describes where the alumni are located and their careers over 20 years.
    • Helping Hands: Providing Patient Care via Telehealth During the COVID-19 Outbreak

      Sokan, Olufunke (University of Maryland, Baltimore. School of Pharmacy, 2020-05-01)
      The post describes the benefit of providing students with telehealth training during their education through the example of the work of four fourth-year students completing rotation responsibilities with the School of Pharmacy's eHealth Center during the COVID-19 Pandemic.