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Mahajan receives award to fund precision medicine course for teachers

Dr. Pramod Mahajan, associate professor of pharmacology in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, has been awarded a $10,000 NASA-sponsored grant through the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) for the 2017-2018 academic year. Mahajan’s project, “Introduction to Precision Medicine: An Experiential Course for Iowa’s STEM Teachers,” is part of the ISGC’s curriculum development...

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Drake’s 143rd commencement features nearly 70 Des Moines teachers

Drake University will hold a commencement ceremony this month to celebrate the accomplishments of 325 undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students who completed their degree requirements as of the conclusion fall 2017 semester.

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Drake CPHS students elected to regional leadership positions

American Pharmacists Association – Academic Of Student Pharmacists Kelli Welter (P2) was elected the Region 5 member-at-large in the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Students in Pharmacy. Region 5 is comprised of eight colleges of pharmacy in six states in the Midwest.  The election occurred during the Midyear Regional Meeting, held in Des Moines,...

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Meet a new CPHS Bulldog: Dr. Jamie Pitlick

  Jamie Pitlick, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice (Iowa Diabetes Endocrinology Center at Mercy Hospital and Clinics) One of our own returns home! Dr. Jamie Pitlick earned her PharmD from Drake in 2008 and then completed a pharmacy practice residency at Mercy Family Medicine in association with the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. Before returning...

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Annual Pharmacy & Health Sciences Day brings together students, faculty, alumni and community

Current and prospective CPHS students gathered to assess, celebrate, and learn at Pharmacy & Health Sciences Day, Thursday, Nov. 9. Pharmacy & Health Sciences Day, an annual event that began in 1988 on Drake’s campus, is planned and implemented by students for students. The annual event features a variety of topics that address current and...

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Inaugural Richard Morrow Transformational Leadership Awards presented

The inaugural recipients of the newly established Richard Morrow Transformational Leadership Award were presented during the annual Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day held Nov. 9, in Sheslow Auditorium. The award, honoring Richard Morrow, GR’83, Ellis and Nelle Levitt Professor Emeritus of Pharmacology, recognizes a student and a faculty member whose transformational...

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Drake CPHS issues faculty awards

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences issued awards to faculty for outstanding teaching, mentorship, scholarship, and professional involvement and leadership during Drake’s annual student-organized Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day, Nov. 9, in Sheslow Auditorium. Award recipients reflect the core values of the college: collaboration, innovation, professionalism, student/learner centered, collegiality, and entrepreneurial leadership. Nominations for awards are sought from...

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Drake CPHS honors five alumni

  Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences honored five outstanding alumni during its annual Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day, held Thursday, Nov. 9 in Sheslow Auditorium. Drake alumni Cornetta Levi PH’07 and Natalie Schmitz PH’14 received the college’s Young Alumni Achievement Awards, issued each year to alumni who graduated within the past 10...