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SJMC Monday Memo | Jan. 15, 2018

Ad senior is finalist for Young Professional award SJMC advertising major Sam Fathallah is a finalist for the Des Moines Young Professional Creative of the Year award. Sam is founder/owner of Sam Fathallah Creative, a film and photography agency, and he's also served as Drake Magazine art director. The winner, as determined by public votes (vote […]
January 15, 2018

Drake Law alumna works for LA County Public Defender's Office

Nicole Rommero, LW’13, is an attorney at the Los Angeles County Public Defender’s Office, where she handles misdemeanor offenses ranging from domestic violence and prostitution to battery, assault with a deadly weapon, and DUI cases.
December 11, 2017

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 […]
December 11, 2017

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, […]
November 29, 2017

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 […]
November 28, 2017

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 […]
November 27, 2017

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 […]
November 21, 2017

blueSpace Web Outage Resolved

Thank you for your patience. ITS has now resolved the blueSpace Web outage. If you continue to experience issues, please contact the Support Center at 515-271-3001 or
November 20, 2017

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 […]
November 17, 2017

The Best Returns on Investments

Click photo to view Flickr Gallery. Drake’s 9th Annual Scholarship Luncheon celebrated generosity and gratitude by connecting the student recipients of scholarships with the donors who made their Drake experience possible. The Nov. 10 luncheon emphasized thankfulness and appreciation toward these donors. “To our donors, I wish to extend the deepest gratitude for investing in […]
November 16, 2017

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 […]
November 15, 2017

Drake, Bravo announce findings of Regional Cultural Assessment

During a joint presentation on Wednesday, Bravo Greater Des Moines (Bravo) and Drake University announced the findings of a fifteen-month long Regional Cultural Assessment.
November 8, 2017

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. […]
November 7, 2017

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 […]
October 31, 2017

Brian Hardin named Drake University Director of Athletics

Des Moines native Brian Hardin has been named Drake University’s director of athletics, President Marty Martin announced today. He will join the Bulldog staff on Dec. 11 as the 17th athletic director in University history.
October 31, 2017