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Meet a new CPHS Bulldog: Dr. Stacy Gnacinski

  Stacy Gnacinski, Assistant Professor of Health Science    Dr. Gnasinski joined Drake July 5, 2017 and earned her PhD in Health Sciences from the University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee. She earned a MS in Kinesiology with specializations in Sport Psychology and Exercise Physiology also from UW-Milwaukee. She holds a BS in Biology from the UW-La […]
October 24, 2017

Porter Clinical Skills Center to enable more nimble, efficient pharmacy education

The new Porter Clinical Skills Center will expand lab space and provide greater flexibility for pharmacy students to study important skills including immunization administration, patient consultation, preventative health screenings, and medication therapy management.
October 24, 2017

Fischbach named IOTA Advocate of the Year

Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy, Dr. Jayna Fischbach was named the Iowa Occupational Therapy Association’s (IOTA) Advocate of the Year at its Fall Conference, held October 6-7, in Des Moines. The award recognizes a member whose efforts on behalf of the profession, represent a significant contribution to the achievement of the aims of occupational therapy […]
October 19, 2017

Anastasia Yablochkin, P3, receives research award

  Anastasia Yablochkin, P3, won best poster award at the Central States Chapter of the Society of Toxicology held in Ames, Iowa on September 21-22. Her poster titled "SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISMS AND MICROSATELLITES IN THE CANINE GLUTATHIONE S-TRANSFERASE PI 1 (GSTP1) GENE PROMOTER " was co-authored by another Drake University student, Sarah Mann, a senior […]
October 18, 2017

Newman named director of athletic training program

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences announced Nathan Newman as director of the new athletic training master’s program at Drake University.
October 18, 2017

Drake's Kappa Psi chapter recognized nationally

The Beta Chi Chapter of Kappa Psi from Drake University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences was recognized nationally as one of Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity Inc.’s Top Performing Chapters. Several members of Drake’s chapter were presented the award at the national meeting held in Orlando, Fla. on July 18-22. The award signifies that the chapter has […]
October 17, 2017

Meet a new CPHS Bulldog: Dr. Nate Newman

Nate Newman, Associate Professor of Athletic Training, Director of the Masters in Athletic Training Program Dr. Newman joined Drake on August 1 as the Director of our new Masters in Athletic Training Program. Nate was previously the Director of the AT program at Loras College in Dubuque, Iowa. He earned his BS in Exercise Science […]
October 17, 2017

Five Drake students selected for World Food Prize Foundation internships

Five Drake University students have been chosen for prestigious internship opportunities at The World Food Prize Foundation, an international nonprofit organization focusing on improvements in the field of food insecurity.
October 12, 2017

CPHS welcomes new doctoral students

The Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences welcomed 127 Occupational Therapy Doctorate and Doctor of Pharmacy students at the annual White Coat Ceremony on Friday, August 25 in the Knapp Center. The PharmD Class of 2021 includes 93 students, with 64 women and 29 men.  Iowa native students make up 41% of the […]
October 11, 2017

Meet a new CPHS Bulldog: Dr. Michael Nelson

Michael Nelson, Assistant Dean of Student Affairs and Enrollment Management Dr. Nelson earned his B.S. in Pharmacy from the University of Washington, and his Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota. He has held academic positions at Southwestern Oklahoma State University and Wingate University. He was most recently at Regis University where he served as Chair for […]
October 10, 2017

‘Historic moment’: Drake celebrates first new academic buildings since 1993

Drake University held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this weekend to celebrate the University’s first new academic buildings since 1993.
October 7, 2017

2017 CPHS new faculty introductions

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is excited to welcome nine new Bulldogs to the Drake family. ADMINISTRATION AND LEADERSHIP Michael Nelson, Assistant Dean for Student Affairs and Enrollment Management and Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Dr. Nelson earned his BS in Pharmacy from the University of Washington, and his PhD from the University of Minnesota. […]
October 3, 2017

Collier-Scripps Hall and Science Connector Building dedication

For the first time in 24 years, Drake University will be dedicating two new academic buildings. The dedication will take place in the plaza between Olin Hall and Collier Scripps Hall on Saturday, October 7 at 11:00 a.m. Following the dedication, building tours and refreshments will be available. In case of rain, the event will […]
October 2, 2017

Drake third among Midwest regional universities in 2018 U.S. News rankings

Drake University is one of the Midwest’s best universities, with an exceptional commitment to undergraduate teaching, according to U.S. News & World Report 2018 "Best Colleges" rankings released today. 
September 11, 2017

Alumni gift creates $700,000 scholarship fund for pharmacy students

A $700,000 gift from the estate of Drake alumni Jim and Joyce McLuen will provide scholarships for pharmacy students.
September 11, 2017