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Emma Robasse Receives Dual-Degree Express Scripts Scholarship

Emma Robasse Receives Dual-Degree Express Scripts Scholarship

Emma Robasse, PharmD/MBA Candidate 2020 in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS), is one of four dual-enrolled students nationwide to receive a 2019 Express Scripts Scholarship. The Express Scripts Foundation (ESF), in partnership with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, awards four $10,000 scholarships to dual-degree students each year. The ESF recognizes...

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Huey Receives NASA Grant for Innovation in Human Physiology Learning

Huey Receives NASA Grant for Innovation in Human Physiology Learning

Kim Huey, professor of health sciences and a fellow in both the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Physiological Society, received a NASA grant to enhance the learning of human physiology. The grant funded the purchase of three cloud-based human physiology learning systems called Lt Labstations. These new devices allow students to learn...

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Reiter Wins 2019 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award

Reiter Wins 2019 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award

Drake Reiter, a fourth-year student pharmacist at the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), was announced as the winner of the 2019 Future Pharmacist Award during the Next-Generation Pharmacists Award Gala held on October 25 in San Diego. Sponsored by Parata and Pharmacy Times, the national Next Generation Pharmacist™ awards program honors pharmacists, technicians, students...

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Drake Pharmacy Students Selected to Participate in Bill Burke Leadership Conference

Drake Pharmacy Students Selected to Participate in Bill Burke Leadership Conference

Students from Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) attended the annual Bill Burke Student Pharmacists Leadership Conference at Wildwood Hills Ranch in St. Charles, Iowa September 20 – 22, 2019. The annual conference is coordinated by the Iowa Pharmacy Association and involves up to 30 P1 – P3 students from Drake’s CPHS and...

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Occupational Therapy Department Receives Assistive Technology from ALS Reeves Foundation Grant

Occupational Therapy Department Receives Assistive Technology from ALS Reeves Foundation Grant

Drake University’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program received an Assistive Technology Kit from the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association Iowa Chapter’s Reeves Foundation Grant. Since 2017, Drake’s Occupational Therapy department has partnered with the ALS Association Iowa Chapter to initiate biannual Caregiver Learning Labs. The three-hour labs, hosted at Drake’s OTD facility, pairs ALS caregivers...

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Drake’s PharmD Class of 2023 Continues a Tradition of High Standards

Drake’s PharmD Class of 2023 Continues a Tradition of High Standards

Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences recently welcomed the PharmD Class of 2023, continuing its tradition of enrolling high caliber students. The academic performance and demographics of the PharmD Class of 2023 reflect the intent of Drake to maintain its high academic standards for admitted student pharmacists, recruit a diverse cohort of students, and...

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Drake Holds Inaugural Athletic Training Blue Coat Ceremony

Drake Holds Inaugural Athletic Training Blue Coat Ceremony

Drake University’s first cohort of students in the Masters of Athletic Training (MAT) program within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) were formally welcomed into the profession during the inaugural Blue Coat Ceremony on October 5th in the Shivers Courtside Club of the Knapp Center. First-year MAT students Drew Orr, Frankie Porter, and...

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Innovative Partnership with TRHC’s SinfoniaRx® to Provide Enhanced Clinical Opportunities for Community Pharmacies

Innovative Partnership with TRHC’s SinfoniaRx® to Provide Enhanced Clinical Opportunities for Community Pharmacies

Tabula Rasa HealthCare® (NASDAQ: TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, will deepen its clinical intelligence footprint through subsidiary company SinfoníaRx’s strategic partnership with Drake University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. The College, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is a nationally ranked academic program known for leadership and innovation. The partnership...

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Unique Educational Partnership Results in Second Year of Shared Revenues

Unique Educational Partnership Results in Second Year of Shared Revenues

The Iowa Clinic (TIC) recently presented the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences with a $75,000 check. The payment is the result of shared revenues that has led to improved patient care and increased savings to patients and the health care system. This unique collaboration between the two entities is an example of...

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Mahajan Receives Grant for Precision Medicine Curriculum Development

Dr. Pramod Mahajan, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, received a $9,500 grant through the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC). Mahajan received the funding for his project titled, “A Precision Medicine Continuing Education Curriculum for Iowa’s Health Care Professionals.” This is a collaborative project between Drake University and MercyOne. It’s complementary to and an extension of the curriculum...

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