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Meet a new CPHS Bulldog: Dr. Shankar Munusamy

Shankar Munusamy, Associate Professor of Pharmacology Dr. Munusamy holds a BS in Pharmacy from M.G.R. Medical University in Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, a MS in Pharmacology and Toxicology from the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research in Mohali, Punjab, India, and a PhD in Pharmacology from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. He completed...


Annual Pharmacy & Health Sciences Day – “Take a Walk in my Shoes: The Patient Experience”

Current and prospective CPHS students will examine the patient’s perspective at Pharmacy & Health Sciences Day, Thursday, Nov. 9. Take a Walk in My Shoes: The Patient Experience will feature keynote speaker Daniel P. Finney, Drake University alumnus, who has documented his battles with obesity and mental health as the Des Moines Register’s Metro Voice....


Drake CPHS partners with Governor’s Office to host Opioid Addiction Conference

Identify, Prevent, Recover: Combatting Opioids in Iowa, pulled together healthcare professionals and policy makers, Thursday, Oct. 26, at Sussman Theater in the Olmsted Center. Following a welcome from CPHS Dean Renae Chesnut and two panels featuring health care provider strategies and Iowa’s response, Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds laid out a four-point plan to combat opioid...


Meet a new CPHS Bulldog: Dr. Kelsee Hove

  Kelsee Hove, Assistant Professor of Occupational Therapy Dr. Hove brings additional neurological injury and adult rehabilitation expertise to our OT program. She is a graduate of Creighton’s OTD program with a BA in Family Services from the University of Northern Iowa. She was previously employed at On With Life in Ankeny, Iowa. Kelsee will...


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...


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...