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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

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