Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

4/26/17

New study links energy drinks to more heart, blood pressure changes than only caffeine

Sachin A. Shah, PharmD, associate professor of pharmacy practice at the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences; Emily A. Fletcher, PharmD, deputy pharmacy flight commander; and their team at Travis Air Force Base have found that consuming energy drinks is linked to more change in heart rate and blood pressure than drinks containing only caffeine. more

3/27/17

Pacific’s skilled PharmD grads earn second highest salary in the nation

Pharmacists who graduate from the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences on average make the second highest salary in the country more

2017 University Distinguished Faculty Award winner announced
3/23/17

2017 University Distinguished Faculty Award winner announced

Provost Pallavicini is pleased to announce that the University of the Pacific’s 2017 Distinguished Faculty Award winner is Bhaskara R. Jasti, professor in the Pharmaceutics and Medicinal Chemistry department of the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. more

Dean Oppenheimer to be Inducted into CPhA Hall of Fame
2/1/17

Dean Oppenheimer to be Inducted into CPhA Hall of Fame

Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Dean Phillip R. Oppenheimer, PharmD has been selected to be inducted into the California Pharmacists Association’s (CPhA) Hall of Fame. more

Assemblywoman Susan Eggman discusses health care legislation with Pacific pharmacy students during campus visit
11/4/16

Assemblywoman Susan Eggman discusses health care legislation with Pacific pharmacy students during campus visit

Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students hosted a lunch on Tuesday to learn about current health care legislation relating to prescription drugs.  more

Decade of free clinics saved Medicare beneficiaries $4.6 million in  drug costs
9/19/16

Decade of free clinics saved Medicare beneficiaries $4.6 million in drug costs

University of the Pacific will offer its 100th Mobile Medicare Clinic – and 13 others – this fall more

7/18/16

Pacific's pharmacy program receives full eight-year accreditation from ACPE

Dean Phillip Openheimer announced last week that Pacific's pharmacy program received full accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education more

Pacific media sources on Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
7/12/16

Pacific media sources on Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Pacific faculty and staff are available to comment on aspects of the 2016 Olympic Games, from analytics in athletics to the globalization of sports more

Pharmacist prescribes education as key to curbing opioid abuse
5/27/16

Pharmacist prescribes education as key to curbing opioid abuse

Pharmacists can play a big role in reducing opioid mortality and abuse, a University of the Pacific professor argues. more