Scripting the Future: Research Day 2024

March 23, 2024  |  8 am - 6 pm

Kowalewski Hall – James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy

Registration is $75 and includes breakfast, program materials, and lunch. Early registrartion deadline is February 29, 2024. Students and trainees get free registration and may submit abstracts for poster competition with monetary prizes.

About the Conference

The purpose of the conference is a research-based discussion of the ways in which pharmaceutical science-based studies contribute to modern medicine. The conference will focus on the integration of various areas of pharmacy research and how pharmacy as a field is contributing to the development of novel therapeutics, personalized medicine initiatives and commercial product development — topics to be covered during conference sessions. Opportunities exist for postdoctoral and graduate trainees to present their research work. The conference is tailored to health professionals, pharmacists, researchers and trainees, as well as those potentially considering this field as a career path.


7:30 - 8:10 AM: Breakfast and Registration, Kowalewski Hall Lobby

8:10 AM: Welcome Session and Dean's remarks, Kowalewski Hall 140

8:25 AM: Breakout Sessions (Experimental Therapeutics, Kowalewski 310; Cosmetic Science, Kowalewski 301; Pharmacotherapy/Health Outcomes, Kowalewski 140)

11:30 AM: Poster Session and Lunch, CARE Crawley Atrium

1:30 PM: Keynote 1, Kowalewski Hall 140

2:30 PM: Keynote 2, Kowalewski Hall 140

3:30 - 3:40 PM: Break

3:40 PM: Keynote 3, Kowalewski Hall 140

4:40 PM: Career Panel, Kowalewski Hall 140

5:15 PM: Awards Ceremony and Closing Remarks

5:30 PM: End of Conference


  • Conference will allow attendees to understand the current impacts of pharmacy and pharmacogenomicson drug discovery, development and clinical utilization
  • The small scale fosters an interactive atmosphere aimed to generate intensive discussions related to scheduled symposia, keynote addresses and poster presentationsby trainees
  • Registrants will receive a certificate of participation and licensed pharmacists will earn continuing education (CPE) credits

The University of Cincinnati, James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education. This activity is eligible for ACPE credit. See the final Continuing Pharmacy Education activity announcement for specific details. 

Keynote Presentations

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James Ebel

Vice President of Product Development, Mary Kay Cosmetics

Color Matching in Color Cosmetics

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Julie Johnson

Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Science, Ohio State University

Improving Clinical Outcomes Through Pharmacogenetics

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Christopher McCurdy

Professor, Associate Dean for Faculty Development and Director of the UF Translational Drug Development Core, University of Florida

Improving Pain Diagnosis and Treatment: From the Lab to the Clinic


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Cincinnati, Ohio 45219

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Contact for More Information

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Matthew Robson

Assistant Professor, Pharmacy Robson Lab

3202 Medical Sciences Building