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Chesnut Featured In MVC Women’s 25th Celebration Brunch

  Dr. Renae Chesnut, dean of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Drake University served as a panelist at the Missouri Valley Conference Women's 25th Celebration Brunch, Friday, March 9, at the TaxSlayer Center in Moline, Ill. Chesnut was Drake's long-time faculty athletics representative.
March 14, 2018

Brady to join the Masters in Athletic Training Program

Another important piece is in place for the new Masters in Athletic Training program in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Drake University. Dr. Megan Brady will be the Director of Athletic Training Experiential Education beginning August 20, 2018. The first class of athletic training students will begin in the fall of 2019. […]
March 14, 2018

Drake University applications reach record high

A record number of prospective first-year undergraduate students have applied for admission to Drake University for the fall 2018 semester.
March 5, 2018

Meet a new CPHS Bulldog: Aamir Walton

  Aamir Walton, Advancement Officer liaison to the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and the School of Education What is your role at Drake and what drew you here? My responsibilities consist of connecting alumni, parents, and friends to Drake in ways most meaningful to them, securing resources, assisting in alumni events, and managing […]
February 28, 2018

Johansen to receive 2018 Weaver Medal of Honor from Drake CPHS

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will award its highest honor, the 2018 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, to Iowa pharmacist and entrepreneur Greg Johansen, PH'76.
February 28, 2018

Drake University’s accreditation reaffirmed by the Higher Learning Commission

The Higher Learning Commission (HLC) has publicly reaffirmed accreditation of Drake University for an additional 10 years.
February 22, 2018

Drake University is a top producer of Fulbright Scholars for 2017-2018

Drake University is proud to once again be recognized among the nation’s top producers of Fulbright Scholars and Students.
February 19, 2018

Students take top research awards at Des Moines University's Annual Research Symposium

Drake University Pharmacy and Health Sciences students were participants and award winners at the DMU Research Symposium, hosted annually by Des Moines University. The Symposium recognizes the research efforts of Des Moines area medical and scientific communities. Michelle Mages, P4, won Most Outstanding Graduate Poster Presentation (Education) for her entry, Effect of participation on a […]
February 9, 2018

CPHS faculty leading the way in state organizations

Three College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Drake University faculty members have been elected to leadership positions within their state associations. Cheryl Clarke, PH’86, Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs and Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, was elected President-elect of the Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA). Clarke will be inducted as President at the IPA Annual […]
February 6, 2018

Harkin symposium to highlight preventive care, community health

The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement at Drake University is gathering experts for a discussion about the importance of preventive care and community health at a public event on March 21 at Drake.
January 25, 2018

Meet a new CPHS Bulldog: Dr. Mike Daly

  Michael Daly, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Informatics Dr. Daly earned his Doctor of Pharmacy from the University of Nebraska, BS in Biology at Creighton University, Pharmacy Practice Residency at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, and MS in Clinical Investigation at Washington University’s Clinical Research Training Center Postdoctoral Program. He was most recently Pharmacy Clinical Manager at […]
January 19, 2018

Drake, Mercy College of Health Sciences form accelerated degree partnership for Nursing

A new partnership between Drake University and Mercy College of Health Sciences will allow students to earn bachelor’s degrees from both institutions in four years.
January 3, 2018

Drake University among nation’s top 50 values in private higher education

Kiplinger’s Personal Finance placed Drake at No. 42 on its list of the 100 best values in private universities for 2018. 
January 2, 2018

Tips for administering medicine to children

Professor Edward Bell, author of the new book "Children's Medicines: What Every Parent, Grandparent, and Teacher Needs to Know," shares tips on safely and effectively administering medication to kids.
The Des Moines Register

Mahajan receives award to fund precision medicine course for teachers

Dr. Pramod Mahajan, associate professor of pharmacology in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been awarded a $10,000 NASA-sponsored grant through the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) for the 2017-2018 academic year. Mahajan’s project, “Introduction to Precision Medicine: An Experiential Course for Iowa’s STEM Teachers,” is part of the ISGC’s curriculum development […]
December 11, 2017