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IPPH Open House to offer information to those considering graduate school and a career in PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES

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Are you considering  graduate school and a career in PHARMACEUTICAL SCIENCES?

Come discover a valuable area of  translational research from molecule to clinical formulation at the 

Purdue University Industrial & Physical Pharmacy Recruiting for the PH.D. Program 


November 13, 2019


College of Pharmacy Collaboration Commons, 2nd floor, Heine Building (RHPH 277)

Food & Refreshments provided.



Professor Liz Topp and student team creating Epipen equivalent for diabetics

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WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (WLFI) - November kicks of Diabetes awareness month. One Purdue professor and a team of students is looking to make an impact on the disease by creating an Epipen equivalent for people with Diabetes.

Liz Topp is a professor in the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy at the university.

Lubin receives the 2018 Lieberman Award

Kelsey Lubin, Eric Munson, Greg Knipp

Kelsey Lubin, graduate student in Dr. Knipp’s lab, has received the 2018 Lieberman Award for outstanding service and teaching assistance. Kelsey grew up in Mount Sinai, NY playing sports and going on field trips with the various science clubs which she was involved with. Those field trips, which involved guided lab sessions investigating genetically modified foods and genetic mutations, was where she realized that she enjoyed science and wanted to continue her education by majoring in Biochemistry at Siena College in Loudonville, NY.

IPPH PhD student and professor receive outstanding NIPTE awards

Dr. Tony Zhou and Nivedita Shetty

Nivedita Shetty (Tony Zhou lab) received the 2018 NIPTE Outstanding Student Award.  The award is given to graduate students with outstanding scientific achievements in the areas of pharmaceutical science and technology.

Dr. Qi (Tony) Zhou elected as an editor of AAPS PharmSciTech

Photo of Dr. Tony Zhou

Dr. Qi (Tony) Zhou was recently elected as an Editor of AAPS PharmSciTech, effective from July 1, 2018. 

The June 2018 IPPH Newsletter has been released!

photo of the cover of the IPPH newsletter for June 2018

Learn about what is new in IPPH in the June 2018 IPPH newsletter. Read the newsletter by clicking HERE



Purdue IPPH Students attend the 2018 Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Meeting

Photo of Purdue IPPH Students attending the 2018 Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Meeting

IPPH Graduate Students attend the 2018 Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Meeting (PGSRM)!

Thirteen Purdue IPPH students traveled to the University of Minnesota in June to attend the 50th Annual Pharmaceutics Graduate Student Meeting. This annual meeting provides a "platform for pharmaceutics graduate students to present their research and participate in critical discussions on current, cutting-edge research in the field, all while fostering life-long and meaningful connections with fellow graduate students".

IPPH June 2019 Newsletter now available online

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Click HERE to read the June 2019 IPPH Newsletter.

This newsletter features:

Dr. Eric Munson appointed Head of the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy

Photo of Dr. Eric Munson

The College of Pharmacy is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Eric J. Munson as the new Head of the Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy. Dr. Munson is currently the Patrick DeLuca Endowed Professor in Pharmaceutical Sciences at the University of Kentucky. His start date is September 1, 2018.



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