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CPHS professor elected to APhA-APPM

The American Pharmacists Association(APhA) Academy of Pharmacy Practice and Management (APhA-APPM) announced the results of its recent elections. Assistant Professor of Pharmacy Practice Wendy Mobley-Bukstein PharmD, BCACP, CDE, who teaches in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Drake University, was among the elected officers. Mobley-Buckstein received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree from Drake University […]
June 9, 2016

Thank you for going All In!

Any way you interpret it, the Drake community gave in record numbers this year.
May 27, 2016

CPHS 2016 Pinning Ceremony

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its annual Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2016. The Pinning Ceremony, a longstanding tradition for CPHS, serves as a memorable event for third year pharmacy students and health sciences majors as it marks their entry into their capstone experiences. Additionally, four prestigious awards are […]
May 18, 2016

Pharmacists can boost health care options in rural areas

Drake University pharmacy student Andrew Wagner writes of the lack of local medical care and services in many rural areas of Iowa.
The Des Moines Register

Richard Morrow Transformational Leadership Award

CPHS alumnus and professor emeritus inspires student and faculty work.
March 16, 2016

Pharmacy student accepted to nation’s top Public Health master’s program

Kathryn Marwitz, a graduating PharmD candidate with a concentration in global and comparative public health, was recently accepted into Johns Hopkins University’s Master of Public Health program.
February 26, 2016

FDA-funded study supports generic substitution of epilepsy drugs

A new study funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration suggests generic drugs may safely be exchanged for name-brand ones. The findings were published online by The Lancet Neurology on Feb. 12.
February 18, 2016

2016 CPHS Alumni Achievement Awards

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Science’s Alumni Achievement awards will be presented Thursday, Feb. 18, during the annual Pharmacy & Health Sciences Day.
February 17, 2016

Bill Nye to deliver 36th Bucksbaum Lecture at Drake University

Bill Nye, renowned scientist, inventor, and host of Bill Nye the Science Guy, will deliver the 36th installment of the Martin Bucksbaum Distinguished Lecture Series at Drake University.
February 8, 2016

Chesnut named dean of Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Renae Chesnut, professor of pharmacy practice, has been named dean of the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS).
February 4, 2016

6 things in 2016

It’s an eventful year ahead with caucuses, construction, competition, commitment, camaraderie, and courses. Save the date for these six events happening in 2016 at Drake University. There are so many exciting things happening on campus in 2016. Follow us through a year of transformation! 1. Caucuses Drake becomes the caucus capital of Des Moines on […]
January 22, 2016