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A team of students from Drake University will compete in the annual Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee Competition in San Diego on Friday, April 9.
April 7, 2010

Drake Students Sport New Kangaroo Costume at Student-Organized Health Fair

Drake students sport new kangaroo costume at student-organized health fair Pharmacy students expect to wear white lab coats, but some of them also volunteer to put on a kangaroo costume from time to time. Several Drake students recently took turns donning a new Katy's Kids kangaroo costume at the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences […]
March 23, 2010

Drake Pharmacy Students Compete in Entrepreneur Competition

Drake University students in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences recently participated in the 4th annual Drake's Next Top Entrepreneur Competition
March 22, 2010

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

Drake Pharmacy Alumni Elected to IPA Leadership

Farah Towfic, Ben Urick, Katherine Linder, Alyce Steig, Rockford Anderson, Kevin Cassatt, Kyle Peters, Jim Miller, & Renae Chesnut. In an electronic ballot, the membership of the Iowa Pharmacy Association, an organization formed to advance the practice of pharmacy in Iowa through education and research, elected seven pharmacists to serve as officers and trustees for […]
July 15, 2009