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Dr. Ann Burkhardt named Director of Occupational Therapy Program

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has announced Dr. Ann Burkhardt as the director of the Occupational Therapy program at Drake University, effective July 1, 2015. Burkhardt is currently a therapy resources management (TRM) occupational therapist at Crestwood & Grace Barker Nursing and Rehabilitation facilities in Warren, Rhode Island. Until 2010, she served as […]
April 10, 2015

DUSCI presents 12th annual DUCURS event

The 12th annual DUCURS event, which is free and open to the public, is in the Olmsted Center from 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. on Thursday, April 16. DUCURS provides a platform for students to share their findings with peers and others engaged in scientific exploration.
April 10, 2015

Do Something Drake: CPHS Student Profiles

Whether they are exploring Peru, volunteering in the community, or pursuing a dream internship, read how these students with majors in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences are taking advantage of the opportunities they have at Drake University Michelle Mages Pharm.D. candidate with a global and comparative health concentration and a certificate of competency […]
April 9, 2015

Pharmacy Student Places in Top Ten in National Competition

Yvette Mitchell placed in the top ten nationally at the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists Patient Counseling Competition. After winning a competition at the local level, Mitchell, a P3 pharmacy major from Mahtomedi, MN, competed against more than 100 pharmacy students from different pharmacy programs across the country. “Competing against so many other students […]
April 8, 2015

Drake to host free STEM Festival for K-12 youth

Drake University will host a free, family-friendly STEM Festival for students in grades K-12 and their families on April 16.
April 2, 2015

Julie Vice Hagel Endowed Travel Award & Brunch

Please join family and friends for a benefit brunch honoring the life of Julie Vice Hagel, Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 9:30am – 12:00pm at Drake University - Olmsted Center, Parents Hall North RSVP by clicking this link  *Donations are requested to the Drake University Julie Vice Hagel Endowed Memorial Pharmacy Travel Award   Julie’s […]
March 31, 2015

APhA-ASP Drake Chapter comes home with awards

We are so proud of Yvette Mitchell and her accomplishment of placing in the Top 10 nationally for the APhA-ASP Patient Counseling Competition! She was an outstanding representative for Drake University CPHS! Also, a special congrats to APhA-ASP on winning the Top Generation Rx Program for Region 5 which covers 6 states and 8 schools […]
March 31, 2015

Sacco Named Councilor for Society of Toxicology regional chapter

Dr. James Sacco, assistant professor of pharmaceutical sciences, was elected councilor for the Central States Regional Chapter of the Society of Toxicology. Sacco graduated from pharmacy school at the University of Malta. He then received his doctorate in pharmaceutical sciences at the college of pharmacy at the University of Florida. He teaches courses in pharmacokinetics and […]
March 30, 2015

CPHS Drake Notes, Spring 2015

The following class notes regarding graduates of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will be published in the spring issue of Drake Blue magazine. Achievements  Dorothy (Baiely) Masters, LA’50, and Wayne Masters, PH’50, Sioux City, Iowa, celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary. Peter Johnson, PH’56, Wyoming, Ill. hung up his microphone after 58 years as a […]
March 18, 2015

CPHS faculty, staff, and alumni awarded at Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day

Faculty, alumni, and community leaders were honored during Drake University Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day on Thursday, February 26. The annual event is organized by students in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS), bringing together current students, alumni, faculty, staff and industry leaders to celebrate the 2015 CPHS award winners. 2015 CPHS Mentor of […]
March 17, 2015

Student Carson Klug published in IPA Journal

Carson Klug, a 2016 Pharm.D. candidate, was published in the current issue of the Iowa Pharmacy Association Journal. Klug talked about student involvement in policy development in the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and how others can fit into their organizations. Read Klug’s article titled “Policy Development is Important for the Profession […]
March 17, 2015

Drake's Pharm.D. program receives 8-year accreditation

The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education has extended its accreditation of Drake University's Doctor of Pharmacy program for eight years.
March 9, 2015

Soltis named member of Academy of Pharmacology Educators

Robert Soltis, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Professor of Pharmacology, has been accepted as a member of The Academy of Pharmacology Educators.
March 5, 2015

CPHS dean receives national awards for leadership

Wendy Duncan, dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has recently received multiple awards for her influence and leadership in the fields of healthcare and higher education.
February 23, 2015

SCCP to Host Speaker: Dr. William Evans, former President/CEO of St. Jude Children's Research Hospital

We are thrilled to announce that the Drake Student College of Clinical Pharmacy (SCCP) is sponsoring a visit on Thursday, March 12th from Dr. William Evans, pharmacist and recently-retired president/CEO of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, in collaboration with Phi Delta Chi. Dr. Evans was one of the first clinical pharmacy residents at St. Jude, […]
February 12, 2015