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Glasow is Finalist for Nationally Recognized Award

P4 student Matthew Glasow was named one of three finalists in the 2018 Next-Generation Pharmacist awards for the Future Pharmacist category. Established through a joint partnership of Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times, the Next-Generation Pharmacist recognition program honors pharmacists, technicians, student pharmacists, and industry advocates who are defining the future of the industry. The Future Pharmacist […]
July 20, 2018

BullD.O.G.S. in Healthcare Camp a Red-Hot Success

Sweltering 95-degree heat couldn’t keep potential CPHS students away from this year’s BullD.O.G.S. in Healthcare camp. In fact, student evaluations indicated a strong desire to have the camp extend from 3 days to a week. Jessica Lang, Director of Enrollment Services, said the turnout for the June 28-30 camp was fantastic, and students came ready […]
July 19, 2018

Harvey Lands 2018 Karbeling Leadership Award

When P4 student Michael Harvey found out he was being presented with the 2018 Karbeling Leadership Award, the first thing he did was research the professional accomplishments of the award’s namesake. “Jerry’s dedication to the profession of pharmacy here in Iowa stands out, but I learned so much more about him through people who knew […]
July 19, 2018

Welty Invited to Contribute to Global Epilepsy Report

The World Health Organization (WHO), in collaboration with the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) and the International Bureau for Epilepsy (IBE), have initiated a Global Campaign Against Epilepsy. The mission of the Campaign is to improve acceptability, treatment, services, and prevention of epilepsy worldwide. Tim Welty, Clinical Sciences Department Chair at CPHS, has been asked to […]
June 26, 2018

CPHS Well Represented in IPA Awards & Installation of New Leaders

The Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) recognizes individuals for their contributions of leadership, patient care, professional involvement, and public service. The following awards given to CPHS faculty, students, partners and alumni were presented during IPA’s annual meeting, June 8-9, 2018, held in Des Moines, Iowa. Excellence in Innovation Award Michelle Bottenberg received the Excellence in Innovation […]
June 26, 2018

O3 Students Semi-Finalists in Student Design Competition

Drake College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences O3 students Allison Kanaly, Jayme Corry, Emily Nadolny, and Julie Girard were recently invited to attend the 2018 RESNA (Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology Society of North America) Student Design Competition Expo to showcase their adapted backrest for an exersaucer. As part of their OTD 133 course, students […]
June 18, 2018

2018 CPHS Recognition and Pinning Ceremony

  Students in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences were ushered into the final phases of their professional programs at the 2018 Recognition and Pinning Ceremony, Thursday, May 10, at Sussman Theater in the Olmsted Center. The pinning ceremony marks a transitional to internships, fieldwork, and rotations for CPHS students. “In commemoration of reaching […]
May 31, 2018

PharmD Graduates Receive Doctoral Hoods and Move on to Variety of Career Paths

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its Spring 2018 Doctoral Hooding and Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 19, in the Knapp Center.  The event was the first time that the doctoral hooding and commencement ceremonies were combined instead of being held over the course of two days. During the ceremony, 104 […]
May 26, 2018

Interprofessional Drake-DMU team wins national competition

A team of Drake and DMU students won the 2018 CLARION National Case Competition, held April 14 at the University of Minnesota.
May 3, 2018

Pharmacy student earns national scholarship

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation recently awarded the Marvin and Joanell Dyrstad Scholarship to Annie Stella, a fourth-year pharmacy student at Drake.
April 24, 2018

Mobley-Bukstein named APhA-APPM Fellow

  Dr. Wendy Mobley-Bukstein, Assistant Professor of Clinical Pharmacy Practice at Drake University, was selected as a 2018 Fellow by the APhA Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM). She was recognized at the APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition in Nashville, March 16-19, 2018. To become a Fellow, members must have demonstrated exemplary professional achievements […]
April 6, 2018

Granberg Student Excellence Award

  During his 34 years at the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Drake University (1950-1984), Dr. C. Boyd Granberg’s influence on his students and pharmacy practitioners was one of strength and integrity.  As a way to recognize and thank Dr. Granberg for his role in shaping the lives of many Drake pharmacy graduates, a […]
April 3, 2018

Quick guide to public events at Drake (March 28 - April 15)

With so much going on at Drake during the next couple of weeks, there’s something to keep everyone intellectually stimulated.
March 28, 2018

Drake CPHS Class of 2018 2nd in Nation for ASHP Phase I Residency Match Rate

Drake University PharmD graduates continue to have impressive results when applying for competitive residency programs. Of the 58 Drake University 2018 PharmD graduates seeking postgraduate year 1 (PGY-1) residency positions, 50 successfully matched in the first of two phases completed by the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP). The number represents the largest number […]
March 27, 2018

Drake pharmacy student elected to top leadership role in national student pharmacists association

Kelli Welter, a second year pharmacy student at Drake, is national president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), a position that involves service and leadership for approximately 34,000 student pharmacist members across the United States.
March 27, 2018