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Drake’s ASHP Residency Match Rate #1 in Midwest, #3 in Nation

Drake’s ASHP Residency Match Rate #1 in Midwest, #3 in Nation

The success of Drake University PharmD graduates in the first round of the ASHP Residency Match has continued through the second and final match phase. Out of 56 participants, 49 PharmD Class of 2019 graduates have matched with a residency. Drake’s overall 87.5 percent match rate far exceeds the national average of 64.38% percent, placing...

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NuCara Creates $50,000 Scholarship for Occupational Therapy Students

NuCara Creates $50,000 Scholarship for Occupational Therapy Students

A generous gift by NuCara Management Group, Inc., will provide scholarships for the next five years to occupational therapy students in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The scholarship gift of $50,000 by NuCara will have lasting impact on aspiring occupational therapists in the college’s new Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program, which recently received...

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Harvey Wins National Good Government Student Pharmacist-of-the-Year Award

Harvey Wins National Good Government Student Pharmacist-of-the-Year Award

Michael Harvey, a fourth-year student pharmacist at the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), was announced as the winner of the 2019 American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Good Government Student Pharmacist-of-the-Year Award during the APhA Political Leadership Reception held during the APhA Annual Meeting in Seattle, Washington. Established in 2004, this award recognizes...

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Eugene and Susan Lutz to receive 2019 Weaver Medal of Honor

Eugene and Susan Lutz to receive 2019 Weaver Medal of Honor

National pharmacy leaders, Eugene (Gene), PH’66, and Susan, PH’68, Lutz of Altoona, Iowa have been selected to receive the 2019 Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor, the highest honor given by Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). The Lutzes will receive the award and deliver the 2019 Weaver Medal...

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Your Gift Supports a CPHS Student Today

Your Gift Supports a CPHS Student Today

The White Coat Ceremony has been a tradition for pharmacy students at Drake University since 1998. This ceremonial rite of passage occurs before the start of the fall semester for all P1 students, welcoming them to the professional pharmacy program. In 2007, Drake expanded the white coat tradition to include sponsorships for students’ coats. It’s...

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Welter Selected as 2019-2020 Granberg Award Recipient

Welter Selected as 2019-2020 Granberg Award Recipient

Kelli Welter, a third-year student at the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), was selected by a panel of Drake pharmacy alumni as the 2019-2020 recipient of the C. Boyd Granberg Student Excellence Scholarship Award. In honor of the award’s namesake, this honor recognizes a rising P4 student who has demonstrated leadership...

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Drake and DMACC Sign Partnership for Athletic Training Masters

Drake and DMACC Sign Partnership for Athletic Training Masters

Drake University and Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) have signed a 2+1+2 agreement, allowing DMACC students the opportunity to earn an Associate in Science in Fitness and Sports Management, a Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences, and a Master in Athletic Training (MAT). This agreement allows students to earn these three degrees in a...

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Drake University and Vanadro Drug Development Consulting Announce Innovative Fellowship Program

Drake University and Vanadro Drug Development Consulting Announce Innovative Fellowship Program

In collaboration with Vanadro Drug Development Consulting, the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is pleased to announce a new fellowship in drug development, beginning July 1, 2019. Vanadro, the first company in central Iowa to focus on the development of new drugs for cancer and other diseases, provides clinical pharmacology expertise to...

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“Ethical Medicine for Tomorrow’s Practitioners” is Theme for 2019 PHS Day

“Ethical Medicine for Tomorrow’s Practitioners” is Theme for 2019 PHS Day

Current and prospective CPHS students will explore medical ethics and the future of U.S. health care at Pharmacy & Health Sciences (PHS) Day, Thursday, February 21. PHS Day 2019 will feature keynote speaker Dr. Kenneth Anderson, interim dean of the Des Moines University (DMU) College of Osteopathic Medicine and author of Saving the Heart of...