Category Archives: Pharmacy

Dean Natalie D. Eddington, First African American Dean of the School of Pharmacy

In 1957, Reverend James E. Hodges became the first African American graduate of the School of Pharmacy.  Fifty years later, Natalie D. Eddington, PhD, FAAPS, FCP was named dean of the school becoming the first woman African American Dean at the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).  Continue reading

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Love Data Week at UMB Begins on February 10

Love Data Week is an international celebration of all things data! Here at the Health Sciences & Human Services Library, we will be celebrating all week long with info sessions, workshops, prize giveaways, and more.     Want to participate? Here’s how!  … Continue reading

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Returning this October: Flu Shot Clinic at the HS/HSL

After so much success with last year’s clinic—nearly 300 inoculations given!!—the Health Sciences and Human Services Library and the School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with Walgreens Pharmacy, is again offering Flu Shot Clinics at the HS/HSL. This year the clinics … Continue reading

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Historical Moment: Baltimore’s 1893 Fire, 125 Years Later, UMB Campus Damaged

Sanborn Fire Insurance Map from Baltimore, Baltimore County, Maryland. Sanborn Map Company; Vol. 1, 1890. Map. https://www.loc.gov/item/sanborn03573_001/. On Saturday, December 2, 1893, a devastating fire broke out in Baltimore.  Burning across the block surrounded by Paca, German, Greene, and Lombard … Continue reading

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Exhibit: Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions, Oct 15 – Nov 24

          From the National Library of Medicine, produced in cooperation with the National Museum of American History, Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions will be on display in the HS/HSL’s Weise Gallery Oct 15 … Continue reading

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Get Your Flu Shot at the HS/HSL, Oct. 4, 10-2

Help protect yourselves, your families, friends, and colleagues! Flu shots available to UMB campus employees and students in the 1st Floor Tower of the Library (entrance to the left of the guard’s desk as you enter). The flu clinic is … Continue reading

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Communicating With Patients Workshop: 9/25 and 10/30

                      FACT: Only 12% of the U.S. adult population has proficient health literacy. Are you aware of your patients’ ability to understand and act on the information you give them? … Continue reading

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Let Us Help You Prepare for Graduate Research Day

Students preparing for the upcoming annual Graduate Research Conference on Thursday, March 15, are discovering the Health Sciences & Human Services Library’s value in the research process. Each school’s faculty librarian can meet with students to retrieve relevant articles from … Continue reading

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Friends of National Library of Medicine Annual Conference, June 14-17

The conference will discuss prevention of non-repeatable research and inconsequential studies, highlight positive strategies to achieve trustworthy results, and significant quality improvement in clinical research studies. Continue reading

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Facts & Comparisons eAnswers Introduces New Interface May 24th

Facts & Comparisons eAnswers Updates New: Drug Reports Tool Enhanced: Updated Formulary Monograph Service Interface Enhanced: New and Updated Monograph Fields More information here. Training Videos and a Quick Start Guide are also available.

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