Research on the Pharmacotherapy for the Prevention and Treatment of COVID-19  will be presented by Dr. Spencer Durham of the Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy on April 7 at 12:00 p.m. during the Illinois State University International Seminar Series COVID-19: International Perspectives. This free online webinar is open to the public with advance registration.   

Durham has two roles at Auburn University: Associate clinical professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice, and director of alumni & professional affairs within the Harrison School of Pharmacy.  Durham has been on faculty at the Harrison School of Pharmacy since 2013. He studied pre-pharmacy at Auburn and earned his Ph.D. there in 2007.  His post-graduate residency was at Children’s Health System in Boston.  He began working as a clinical pharmacist specialist at Sacred Heart Hospital in Pensacola for five years before returning to work at his alma mater. Durham has published more than 20 peer-reviewed articles and several book chapters, and his work focuses on infectious disease and anti-microbial stewardship. 

The International Seminar Series is a collaboration between the Illinois State University Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP) and Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN).  Series coordinators are MCN Dean Judy Neubrander and Dr. Susana Calderon.  The series continues with events each Wednesday at noon through May 5, 2021.  To register, or learn more about upcoming sessions, visit the International Seminar Series website.