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Dr. Kamran Awan Appointed AADOCR Committee on Diversity and Inclusion Chair

Dr. Kamran Awan is the Program Director of the College of Graduate Studies MS in Biomedical Sciences program, and Associate Professor with Roseman University’s College of Dental Medicine. Dr. Awan was recently appointed as the Chair of the AADOCR (American Association of Dental, Oral, and Craniofacial Research) Committee on Diversity and Inclusion. The role is… Read More

Congratulations ASCP 2021 Outstanding Faculty of the Year Dr. C. Leiana Oswald!

Roseman University College of Pharmacy is proud to announce that Assistant Dean of Academic Affairs and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Dr. C. Leiana Oswald was chosen as the ASCP 2021 Outstanding Faculty of the Year! The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists recognizes expert providers of medication management who align with their vision of improving… Read More

Meet the 2021-2022 Board of NSRG at Roseman University!

About NSRG The National Student Research Group (NSRG) Roseman College of Dental Medicine Chapter strives to promote student involvement in dental research by focusing on the implementation of evidence-based dentistry within the clinic and the classroom. NSRG is the best place for students interested in research to find support and create connections with faculty members… Read More

Grant Writing, Part Two

Speakers to College of Pharmacy faculty on 26 April 2021 shared some practical aspects of applying for grants at Roseman University.  Finding Grants The first speaker was Sonia Jones, Roseman’s Director of Grants Administration.  She pointed out that there is a wide array of grantmaking organizations beyond the federal government.  These include state and local… Read More

Grant Writing, Part One

“Grant writing is like trying to sell a used car to a group of used car salesmen.”  This was the evocative, but apt, analogy used by Dr. Jon Sprague in his Zoom presentation to pharmacy faculty on December 3, 2020.  Dr. Sprague is currently the Director of Scientific Research for the Ohio Attorney General and… Read More

Emotionally Intelligent Leadership

To one degree or another, all faculty have leadership responsibilities, whether that means classroom management, research supervision, or committee leadership. In a presentation given on November 11, 2020, Dr. Helen Park, Assistant Dean for Admissions and Student Affairs in the Roseman College of Pharmacy, talked about the value emotional intelligence can play in being an… Read More

Getting the Writing Pipeline Flowing

Pharmacy writers seeking to improve their scholarly writing may have heard of the ever-expanding writing sprint called the #RXWritingChallenge. The #RXWritingChallenge is a 14-day challenge designed to encourage participants to dedicate 30 minutes a day, Monday through Friday, to writing. The aim of the challenge is to jump start or reinvigorate publication progress – whether… Read More

Are student evaluations of teaching (SETs) biased?

Around the proverbial water cooler of many colleges and universities, you will often hear faculty discussing their student evaluations of teaching (SETs). Faculty may feel that SETs do not adequately represent the quality of their teaching, and in some aspects, they are correct. Research suggests that SETs are subject to a wide variety of biases,… Read More

Involving Students in Research

Roseman pharmacy students often begin the program without any sort of research experience. Nonetheless, research experience is a selling point for those seeking residencies, which are becoming as desirable as they are competitive to obtain. This has led to extensive student interest in becoming involved in research during pharmacy school, preferably with the end of… Read More

Writing Good Assessment Questions

One Friday I was approached by a teacher from another institution who asked me how things were going. When I told him I’d just gotten out of a somewhat stressful assessment, he nodded understandingly and replied that he had heard another of his colleagues once say that teaching is something we do for free; it’s… Read More