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Sarah Grady Receives National Phi Delta Chi Chapter Advisor of the Year Honors

Sarah Grady Receives National Phi Delta Chi Chapter Advisor of the Year Honors

Sarah Grady, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, was announced as the 2020 Phi Delta Chi Outstanding Chapter Advisor of the Year.  Dr. Grady’s role as advisor encompasses many duties including working with the student liaison to organize the student-faculty mixers each semester, answering chapter member questions, and attending events including rush, activation, and philanthropy events. Grady...

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CPHS Pharmacy Fraternities Earn Top Rankings

CPHS Pharmacy Fraternities Earn Top Rankings

The Psi Chapter of Phi Delta Chi and Beta Chi Chapter of Kappa Psi in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) both ranked in the top 10 performing chapters in the nation for their respective professional pharmacy fraternities during the 2019-2020 academic year. Both fraternities have stellar records for ranking well in these awards throughout the years of their existence...

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Bishop Among 689 Applicants to Receive Competitive CVS Health Minority Scholarship

Bishop Among 689 Applicants to Receive Competitive CVS Health Minority Scholarship

Leah Bishop, second-year pharmacy student, was one of five pharmacy students in the nation among 689 applicants to receive a 2020-2021 CVS Health Minority Scholarship. Bishop will receive an $8000 scholarship and national recognition. The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and CVS Health partner to offer the annual scholarship program. The purpose of the...

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CPHS Student, Faculty, and Alumni Awarded at 2020 IPA Annual Meeting

CPHS Student, Faculty, and Alumni Awarded at 2020 IPA Annual Meeting

At the 2020 annual meeting, held virtually September 14-18, the Iowa Pharmacists Association (IPA) recognized pharmacists and student pharmacists for their contributions of leadership, patient care, professional involvement, and public service. The awards serve to capture Iowa pharmacy’s spirit of service and its culture of professionalism. Several students, faculty, and alumni from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences...

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CPHS Welcomes OTD Class of 2023 and PharmD Class of 2024 During Professional Orientation and White Coat Ceremonies

CPHS Welcomes OTD Class of 2023 and PharmD Class of 2024 During Professional Orientation and White Coat Ceremonies

Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) recently welcomed 49 members into the Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Class of 2023 and 77 members into the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Class of 2024. The College continued its tradition of welcoming the incoming students through a two-day professional orientation program, culminating with the White Coat Ceremony.    The...

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Drake CPHS Assists with COVID-19 Testing

Drake CPHS Assists with COVID-19 Testing

As part of Drake University’s plan to safely move students back to campus for the Fall 2020 semester, all students were tested for COVID-19. While that was commonplace among colleges, Drake was unique in having the involvement of an engaged health professional college that took on the task of organizing the testing and collecting the samples. The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) stepped...

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Drake Athletic Training Program Partners with Local High School Athletic Organizations

Drake Athletic Training Program Partners with Local High School Athletic Organizations

Drake University’s Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program signed an indefinite contract with the Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and the Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union (IGHSAU) on March 6, 2020, that will benefit Drake’s students and Iowa high school athletes, coaches, parents, and administrators. The mutually-beneficial agreement is two-fold. Athletic training students...

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CPHS Adapts Annual BullD.O.G.S. in Healthcare Summer Camp to a Virtual Format

CPHS Adapts Annual BullD.O.G.S. in Healthcare Summer Camp to a Virtual Format

The COVID pandemic did not stop the CPHS from holding its annual BullD.O.G.S. (Drake Opportunities for Gaining Skills) in Healthcare camp.  While the camp transitioned to a virtual experience amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, students were able to have fun while exploring career pathways in health care.   The BullD.O.G.S. in Healthcare program introduces high school students...

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Alumni Spotlight: Case Haub’s Virtual CHC Health Prepared for the Future

Alumni Spotlight: Case Haub’s Virtual CHC Health Prepared for the Future

Exploring unique career paths and developing an entrepreneurial mindset to prepare for the future of the pharmacy profession has been a hallmark of a Drake pharmacy education for many years.  Mike Case Haub, PH’02, caught that spirit and has joined several other Drake pharmacy graduates who have pursued non-traditional career pathways. Case Haub started CHC Health...

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Xue Announced as 20-21 Vanadro – Drake Drug Development Fellow

Xue Announced as 20-21 Vanadro – Drake Drug Development Fellow

The second Drug Development Fellow in the Vanadro – Drake University. Drug Development Fellowship will be Ivy Xue, a 2020 doctor of pharmacy graduate from the University of North Carolina Eshelman School of Pharmacy.  A native of Iowa, Xue also earned a Bachelor of Arts in Health and Multidisciplinary Science from the University of Iowa in 2016. The Vanadro – Drake University Drug...