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Laura Vollmer wins 2014 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award

Laura Vollmer, 2015 Pharm.D. candidate at Drake University, is the winner of the Parata-Pharmacy Times Next Generation Future Pharmacist Award, as announced during the awards ceremony held in Boston on August 24, 2014.
August 28, 2014
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Teamwork - Drake joins Des Moines Area Interprofessional Education Collaborative

Health care delivery is changing, and the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is preparing students for collaborative work environments.
August 14, 2014

Laura Vollmer named finalist for 2014 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist awards

Established through a partnership of Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times, Next-Generation Pharmacists is a recognition program that honors pharmacists, technicians, student pharmacists, and industry advocates who are defining the future of the industry.
July 31, 2014

Renae Chesnut receives national 2014 Lambda Kappa Sigma Merck & Co. Vanguard Leadership Award

Renae Chesnut, professor of pharmacy practice and associate dean for academic and student affairs at Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, was awarded Lambda Kappa Sigma’s (LKS) Merck & Co. Vanguard Leadership Award.
July 31, 2014

Drake Faculty and Alumni Inducted into IPA’s New Board of Trustees for 2014-2015

Congratulations to the Incoming and Continuing 2014-2015 IPA Board of Trustee Members: Michele Evink, (Preceptor) Chair of the Board Iowa Health System, Director of Pharmacy Services at Clarke County Hospital Osceola Osceola, IA John Swegle, PH’92 President Staff Pharmacist Mercy Family Medicine Residency Program Associate Professor University of Iowa Mason City, IA Bruce Alexander, PH’74 […]
July 2, 2014

Natalie Schmitz receives 2014 Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) presented Natalie Schmitz with the 2014 Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award. The Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award is given annually to one full-time Pharm.D. student.
June 30, 2014
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Pharm.D. preparation yields results

Drake pharmacy students snag the country’s top residency programs.
June 24, 2014

National Alumni Association announces new board members

The Drake University National Alumni Association recently appointed seven new members to its board of directors and elected five new executive positions.
May 29, 2014

2014 Hooding and Commencement Archives and Downloads

The 2014 Drake University Commencement Archive is now active and available at http://stream.drake.edu Video copies of all four ceremonies are available to view for free. In addition, viewers can download copies to their computer or mobile device by following the link to Drake University on iTunes U on the website.
May 28, 2014

Brian Gentry’s NASA Base Program grant selected for funding

Brian Gentry, assistant professor of pharmacology, was recently selected as base program manager by the Iowa Space Grant Consortium.
May 15, 2014

Drake College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences celebrates annual pinning and hooding ceremonies

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its annual Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, May 8, and will hold its Pharm.D. Hooding Ceremony on Saturday, May 17
May 15, 2014

Bell publishes article on drug treatments for ear infections

Edward Bell, professor of pharmacy practice at Drake University, recently published an article concerning the proper use of medicines that are applied into the ear.
May 7, 2014

The 15th Annual Leaders and Luminaries Awards

The Leaders and Luminaries ceremony honors student leadership and achievement.  Students receive awards for outstanding leadership, community service, student employment and extracurricular involvement.  The top students in each class are honored as well as the prestigious Oreon E. Scott Award winner, whose recipient is considered to be the outstanding senior at Drake. Congratulations to the […]
April 21, 2014

Logan Brinn, PH’13, Receives AMCP Best Poster Award

Tampa, FL, April 4, 2014 —  At the Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy 26th Annual Meeting & Expo in Tampa, FL, the AMCP Foundation announced that  Logan Brinn, PH’13, a pharmacy resident with CVS Caremark received the Best Resident or Fellow Poster, titled "Evaluation of Utilization Trends Associated with the Treatment of Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia". […]
April 21, 2014

State legislator to deliver public Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture at Drake

John Forbes, PH’80, owner and manager of Medicap Pharmacy in Urbandale, was selected to receive the 2014 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). As part of this honor, he will deliver the 2014 Weaver Medal of Honor Lecture on Wednesday, April 23.
April 21, 2014