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Rovers receives second annual Principal Financial Group Global Citizenship Award

John Rovers, professor of practice in the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, recently was honored with the second annual Principal Financial Group Global Citizenship Award.
September 21, 2016
ISU Alyson and Hayley FEATURE

Students win ISU neuroscience competition with Alzheimer’s research

Two Drake University students won first place at an Iowa State University neuroscience competition for research aimed at slowing the effects of Alzheimer’s disease.
September 21, 2016

Fall series gives global perspectives on social justice

A series of free and low-cost public events at Drake University will highlight the experiences of social justice leaders from developing countries around the world.
September 15, 2016

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Renae Chesnut, dean of the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, spoke with Pharmacy Careers about the college’s learner-centered teaching, opportunities for diverse experiences, and advice for graduating students.
Pharmacy Times
Magnolia Old Main FEATURE

Drake third in Midwest in U.S. News 2017 rankings

For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News & World Report has ranked Drake University third for overall quality among universities in the Midwest.
September 13, 2016

New OTD and PharmD Students Begin Their Professional Journeys

Receiving a white coat is a privilege and an important passage in the lives of Drake’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) and Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) students. The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences’ annual event symbolically celebrates students’ first step of the journey into their chosen professions. The 2016 White Coat Ceremony was a special […]
September 7, 2016

Wall named Next-Generation Pharmacist Health-System Pharmacist of the Year

Geoff Wall, professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, has been named the Next-Generation Pharmacist Health-System Pharmacist of the Year.
August 12, 2016

Drake CPHS to co-host forum on opioid abuse and heroin epidemic

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the US Attorney’s Offices for the Northern and Southern Districts of Iowa will co-host a community forum on Aug. 2 to discuss prescription pain killers, opioid abuse, and the nation’s heroin epidemic.
July 28, 2016

Maki named Health-System Pharmacist of the Year

The Iowa Pharmacy Association recently honored Drake University Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Erik Maki with the association’s 2016 Health-System Pharmacist of the Year Award.
July 8, 2016

Soltis leads Butler University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences

Robert Soltis, who taught at Drake University since 1992, was appointed Dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (COPHS) at his alma mater, Butler University.
July 6, 2016

Local Radio Host Shares Infant Granddaughter’s Battle With Dangerous Mosquito Virus

Geoff Wall , professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, spoke with WHO-TV about the West Nile virus.
WHO TV

Support legislation for medically underserved towns

Pharmacy student Taylor Monson wrote a letter to the editor about the need for access to health care in rural Iowa.
The Des Moines Register

Elizabeth Bald named IPA’s 2016 Karbeling Leadership Award Winner

Elizabeth Bald is currently a fourth-year PharmD student at Drake University where she has distinguished herself with many academic achievements. In addition to her involvement in many volunteer roles in the community, Elizabeth has served as Chairperson of the Drake Pharmacy Unified Group of Students (DRxUGS), is an active member of Phi Lambda Sigma, Rho […]
June 29, 2016