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Drake University Founding Member of Association for Athletic Training Educators

Drake University is one of 46 founding members of the new Association for Athletic Training Education (AATE), whose purpose is to create a community which serves as a collective voice for matters pertaining to athletic training education. Drake is the only athletic training program in the state of Iowa to be a founding member. The...


Drake Athletic Training Program Receives Prairie Meadows Grant

Students enrolled in Drake University’s Master’s in Athletic Training (MAT) program will be the beneficiaries of equipment purchased through a $9,985 grant from the Prairie Meadows 2019-2020 Community Betterment Grant program. Prairie Meadows Community Betterment Grants support qualified organizations seeking to improve the lives of people in their communities.   Drake University’s Master of Athletic Training degree program begins in...


Wall Named Ellis Endowed Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Geoffrey C. Wall, professor of pharmacy practice, has been named the John R. Ellis Endowed Professor of Pharmacy Practice, effective July 1.  This  professorship was established by John R. Ellis over 12 years ago to recognize and reward superior performance by faculty members in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.   The criteria for selection of the...


2018 CPHS Recognition and Pinning Ceremony

  Students in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences were ushered into the final phases of their professional programs at the 2018 Recognition and Pinning Ceremony, Thursday, May 10, at Sussman Theater in the Olmsted Center. The pinning ceremony marks a transitional to internships, fieldwork, and rotations for CPHS students. “In commemoration of reaching...


PharmD Graduates Receive Doctoral Hoods and Move on to Variety of Career Paths

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its Spring 2018 Doctoral Hooding and Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 19, in the Knapp Center.  The event was the first time that the doctoral hooding and commencement ceremonies were combined instead of being held over the course of two days. During the ceremony, 104...


Drake CPHS Class of 2018 2nd in Nation for ASHP Phase I Residency Match Rate

Drake University PharmD graduates continue to have impressive results when applying for competitive residency programs. Of the 58 Drake University 2018 PharmD graduates seeking postgraduate year 1 (PGY-1) residency positions, 50 successfully matched in the first of two phases completed by the American Society of Health Systems Pharmacists (ASHP). The number represents the largest number...