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Outstanding Drake Pharmacy Faculty Honored with Awards

Drake University recently recognized several distinguished College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences faculty members and mentors
March 22, 2010

Pharmacy Honor Societies Express Appreciation to Pharmacists and Faculty Members

Craige Wrenn, Karen Merrill, Renae Chesnut, Michele Evink, Andrew Miesner. Students; Amy Kuehl, Kathryn McDonald, Julie Ausborn, Emily Lentz, Andrew Roberts Phi Lambda Sigma, pharmacy leadership honorary society, and Rho Chi, pharmacy academic society, expressed their appreciation to five pharmacists and faculty members at their annual Appreciation Reception, held in Sheslow Auditorium on February 4, […]
February 22, 2010

Drake Students Plan Health Fair for Des Moines Community

Students in Drake University's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences are planning an inaugural student-organized health fair on Saturday, Feb. 27, to increase health awareness and access for needy populations in Des Moines.
February 11, 2010

Drake Receives Target Grant for Pharmacy Student Leaders

Drake University prides itself on its students that make a difference in their community and on campus.
February 10, 2010

Pharmacy Expo Draws Large Participation from Drake Faculty & Students

Faculty members and students in Drake University's College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences had a strong presence at the recent 20th Annual Pharmacy Educational Expo. Held at the downtown Des Moines Marriott Jan. 22-24, the event was sponsored by the Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) and the Collaborative Education Institute. The expo drew students, professors, professional […]
January 26, 2010

US Dept. of Health/Human Services Awards CPHS $400,000

Funds will be used to purchase laboratory equipment and expand its experiential learning in disease prevention and pharmacogenomics. 
December 22, 2009

NACDS Scholarship Recipient

Munashe Kaseke, P2 selected for NACDS Foundation Pharmacy Student Scholarship
December 15, 2009

Drake Pharmacy Students Reach Out to Retired Community at Local Parade

A group of Drake University pharmacy students volunteered to help residents from Calvin Manor, a retirement community in Des Moines’ Beaverdale Neighborhood, at the Beaverdale Fall Festival Parade this month.
December 4, 2009

Drake Launches New Pharmacy Student Professional Travel Program

Opportunities for professional development will now be more accessible for students in Drake's Doctor of Pharmacy program, thanks to a new travel fund established as part of the college's White Coat sponsorship program.
December 4, 2009

Pharmacy Students Decorate Holiday Tree to Benefit Des Moines Children's Hospital

Two Drake pharmacy students, assisted by members of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences faculty and staff, decorated a holiday tree for the 26th Annual Festival of Trees and Lights.
December 2, 2009

Summer Internships Help Pharmacy Students Gain Key Skills

Kathryn McDonald, right, gathers with preceptor Kristen McKibban, director of Pharmacy at Medicap, Megan Friedrich, Medicap-GRX pharmacist and Drake professor and other Drake interns.   Seven pharmacy students are getting first-hand experience this summer at various retail and chain pharmacies -- from the Midwest to the East Coast -- as part of two new internship […]
August 3, 2009

College of Pharmacy Ties for Fifth Among Private Institutions in 2009 US News Rankings

Tied for fifth place among private institutions in U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Graduate Schools."
July 15, 2009

Pharmacy Graduate Win Karbeling Award for Leadership

Sara Newton and Dean Raylene Rospond MEDIA CONTACT: Tory Olson, 515-271-1834, Recent Drake University graduate Sara Weirather Newton has received Drake's third Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award for her leadership and outstanding contributions to the University and the pharmacy profession. The award was presented at Drake's May 15 College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Hooding […]
July 15, 2009

Pharmacy Professor Receives Grant for Pharmacogenomics Lab

04/07/2009 News Photo Pramod Mahajan CONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, The Iowa Board of Regents has awarded a $60,000 grant from the Grow Iowa Values Fund to Pramod Mahajan, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Drake University, for a new laboratory for training and research in pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics(PGx) is a relatively new discipline of heath […]
July 15, 2009

Rho Chi Society Inducts New Members

Twenty-four students were inducted into Drake University's Gamma Theta chapter of the Rho Chi Society at a banquet on Saturday, May 2nd, 2009.  The Rho Chi Society is a national pharmacy honor society that acknowledges the academic achievements of the top twenty percent of each pharmacy class.  The students inducted into the Gamma Theta chapter […]
July 15, 2009