Alireza FakhriRavari CBS

Professor Alireza FakhriRavari on CBS News Channel 2

Two Doctors Discuss The Effectiveness Of At-Home COVID-19 Tests Watch professor Alireza FakhriRavari, PharmD, as he discusses the impact of at-home tests after President Joe Biden announces plans to make health insurers cover them, on CBS News Channel 2.
Vivian

What pharmacy students are thankful for in 2021

LLUSP students classes 2022-2025 share what they are thankful for this year. PY1 and PY2 Students: Nicole Beisigel- (PY2) Thankful for family, thanksgiving break, and rest. Lynnette Valencia- (PY2) I’m thankful for cultivating lifelong friendships and being given the ultimate opportunity to help others through their medications. Vivian Bui- (PY1) I am thankful for a supportive family and friends and all the people in my life. Richmond Custodio- (PY2) I'm thankful for all of God's blessings that he has placed into my life.
Ivermectin Warning

Pharmacist warns against the use of ivermectin as COVID-19 treatment

Healthcare providers around the nation are facing patient demands for ivermectin to prevent or treat COVID-19, despite false claims and no scientific evidence it works. Alireza FakhriRavari, PharmD, BCPS, BCIDP, AAHIVP, infectious disease pharmacist and assistant professor at Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy, explains what ivermectin is, what it is effective against, and why it shouldn’t be used to treat coronavirus symptoms. Continue reading article.
Edmund Yap

Pharmacy student, Edmund Yap, receives Student Leadership Award

Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy student, Edmund Yap, class of 2022, has received the 2021 Student Leadership Award from the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP), the announcement was made earlier this month. The Student Leadership Award recognizes pharmacy students’ involvement in and contribution to CSHP and the profession of pharmacy, which may include, but should not be limited to, leadership roles (i.e. student chapter officer).
Dean Hogue

School of Pharmacy dean appointed to CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices

Loma Linda University School of Pharmacy dean Michael Hogue, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, has been selected by the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) as its liaison representative to the Centers for Disease Control and Infection (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). The ACIP is a group of medical and public health experts that develops recommendations on how to use vaccines to control diseases in the United States. The CDC sets adult and childhood immunization schedules based on recommendations from the ACIP.
Meet & Treat

Celebrating American Pharmacists Month

To end our celebration of October, American Pharmacists Month, and in recognition of our favorite pharmacists and their important work, we invited our LLU School of Pharmacy alumni, faculty, residents, and PY4 students to Starbucks in Loma Linda for our annual Meet & Treat on Friday, Oct. 29.
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Oct. 12 is Women Pharmacist Day

"We are so happy to be celebrating #WomenPharmacistDay! At #LLUSP, women pharmacists make outstanding contributions to our school, our institution, and our profession and these women demonstrate leadership every day. They run COVID vaccination clinics, save/prolong lives in their clinical practice, inspire our future pharmacists, drive research, lead interprofessional education and collaboration endeavors, and advocate for our profession.