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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...

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Upton named a 2020 AACP Walmart Scholar

Upton named a 2020 AACP Walmart Scholar

Jesse Upton (P4) was named a 2020 Walmart Scholar by The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP). He is advised in the program by Lynn Kassel, associate professor of pharmacy practice in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). AACP and Walmart partner to help colleges and schools of pharmacy ensure there is...

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Professor Ed Bell nears finish line of his Drake career

Professor Ed Bell nears finish line of his Drake career

Ed Bell, professor of pharmacy practice, is retiring on June 30, 2020, after 30 years of service to Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). Bell received his B.S. and Pharm.D. from the University of Maryland in Baltimore. He joined CPHS and Blank Children’s Hospital in the fall of 1989. “I found the...

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CPHS 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony

CPHS 2020 Virtual Commencement Ceremony

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held the 2020 Commencement Ceremony virtually on Saturday, May 16, 2020. While the ceremony was different from prior years, what was not changed was that new CPHS alumni are now equipped with the knowledge and skills needed to make a difference in their professions. The University...

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CPHS Students Honored at 2020 Virtual Recognition and Pinning Ceremony

CPHS Students Honored at 2020 Virtual Recognition and Pinning Ceremony

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its annual Recognition and Pinning Ceremony virtually on Thursday, May 7, 2020. The ceremony marks the transition to final year internships, fieldwork, and rotations for undergraduate health sciences students, athletic training students, occupational therapy doctoral students, and doctor of pharmacy students. Since an on-campus celebration was unable to...

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Drake University Receives Grant from the Chris Norton Foundation

Drake University Receives Grant from the Chris Norton Foundation

Drake University’s occupational therapy doctorate (OTD) program within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences took another step in helping people with paralysis improve mobility thanks to a $43,595 grant from the Chris Norton Foundation. The grant will allow the program to acquire a Restorative Therapy RT300 device – an arm, leg, and core cycle...

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Welter completes national APhA-ASP presidency

Welter completes national APhA-ASP presidency

When Kelli Jo Welter, fourth-year doctor of pharmacy student, became the National President of the American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Students (APhA-ASP) in 2019, she unveiled her theme for the year – “Fearlessly Authentic”. By encouraging student pharmacist members to be “Fearlessly Authentic” and pursue their passions, Welter and the National Executive Committee empowered...