Pharmacy professor wins accolades and leadership role

Pharmacy professor wins accolades and leadership role

College of Pharmacy professor Dale Eric Wurster will receive an award for his contributions to the study of excipients and related technologies at the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC) Foundation’s annual awards dinner Nov. 12 in San Diego, California. He has also been nominated president-elect of the American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists. 

Wurster, whose research interests include the physics of tablet compression, adsorption and desorption thermodynamics, and solution calorimetry, will receive the Ralph Shangraw Memorial Prize at the IPEC Foundation dinner gala. He is a member of the College of Pharmacy’s Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics / Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics.

Wurster will be installed as president-elect of AAPS at the 9,000-member organization’s annual meeting Nov. 12–15, also in San Diego. He will serve a three-year leadership term as president-elect, president, and immediate past president. Wurster says he is “heavily invested in the long-term success of AAPS” and that he looks forward to making it an “even more active and vibrant scientific organization.”

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