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Huey named a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine

Kim Huey, associate professor of health sciences, recently was named a fellow of the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM).
June 19, 2017

Ribbon-cutting ceremony for Occupational Therapy building set for June 16

Drake University will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony for its Occupational Therapy building, a newly renovated facility that serves as a hub for Drake’s year-old occupational therapy doctorate (OTD) program and a resource for community members in need of assistance with physical and cognitive challenges.
June 12, 2017

Drake signs agreement with three HBCUs for law, pharmacy enrollment

Graduates of three Historically Black Colleges and Universities will be guaranteed scholarships upon admission to Drake's law and pharmacy programs as part of an ongoing effort to increase diversity among Drake’s student body.
May 15, 2017

Ullem, Zimpleman to receive honorary degrees during Drake commencement

Drake University will award 1,199 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral degrees at its 2017 commencement ceremonies. A highlight of the undergraduate ceremony will be the presentation of honorary degrees to Benjamin B. Ullem and Larry D. Zimpleman.
May 9, 2017

Apple Watch for diabetics won't hit the market soon

June Johnson, professor of pharmacy practice, discusses upcoming technological advances that may bring comfort and convenience to millions of Americans with diabetes.

Pharmacy student shares his passion for leadership

A Drake University pharmacy student has become the first Drake student to publish an article in a national service-learning journal.
April 10, 2017

Drake to host 14th annual conference on undergraduate research in the sciences

Hundreds of central Iowa high school and college students will present scientific research during a day-long conference at Drake University on Thursday, April 13.
April 5, 2017

Drake University to initiate global partnership with Republic of Kosovo

Top officials from Drake University and the Republic of Kosovo will hold a signing ceremony on Wednesday, April 5, to formalize a new partnership between the Des Moines, Iowa, university and the nation in Southeastern Europe.
April 4, 2017

Griffiths named director of Occupational Therapy program

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences today announced Dr. Yolanda Griffiths has been named director of the Occupational Therapy program at Drake University, effective June 30, 2017.
April 4, 2017

Drake CPHS issues faculty, alumni, and student awards

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) recently issued awards to faculty, alumni, and students, for outstanding mentorship, scholarship, professional involvement and leadership, and teaching.
March 28, 2017

Ploehn to receive 2017 Weaver Medal of Honor

Lisa C. Ploehn, owner and manager of Main at Locust Pharmacy and Medical Supplies in Davenport, was selected to receive the 2017 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). Ploehn will receive the award and deliver the 2017 Weaver […]
March 7, 2017

Drake CPHS honors four alumni

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences honored four outstanding alumni during a ceremony held Thursday, Feb. 23, in Sheslow Auditorium.
February 24, 2017

Survey: 99 percent of recent Drake grads found professional success

New data affirms that Drake University does an exceptional job of preparing its alumni for professional success.
February 23, 2017

Hundreds of students to participate in Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day

Hundreds of current and prospective students in the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) will participate in a day of activity examining the changing nature of U.S. health care policy.
February 22, 2017

Drake OTD candidate accepted to prestigious summer research institute

Drake OTD student Emily Nadolny was chosen to attend the highly selective Second Annual Summer Institute for Future Scientists in Occupational Therapy.
February 21, 2017