The Federal Health Research Services Administration recently contact Dr. Sal Giorgianni, assistant professor and director of experiential education and development in the School of Pharmacy, to inform him that he was accepted as a grant reviewer for the 2009-2010 cycle. HRSA is responsible for reviewing, administering and disseminating information on research across the US on important health services issues and policies.
In addition, Howard (Rex) Smith, Giorgianni’s son-in-law, won a Grammy at this year’s awards. The award was for his role as music director and drummer on the Best Reggae Album 2008, Burning Spear’s Jah is Real, released by Burning Music Production. Smith is currently on tour and recording as the drummer for Wyclef Jean.