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CPHS Students Honored in Annual Recognition & Pinning Ceremony 

CPHS Students Honored in Annual Recognition & Pinning Ceremony 

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its annual Recognition and Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, May 5, 2022. The Ceremony marks students’ transition to final year internships, fieldwork, and rotations for third-year undergraduate health sciences students, first-year master of athletic training students, second-year occupational therapy doctoral students, and third-year doctor of pharmacy...

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Drake University to Offer New Online MS in Clinical Psychopharmacology and Certificate in Psychopharmacotherapy 

Drake University to Offer New Online MS in Clinical Psychopharmacology and Certificate in Psychopharmacotherapy 

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) is pleased to announce a new online degree program, the Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology, that will equip psychologists with the necessary courses and knowledge to be certified in Iowa and other states to prescribe medications for patients that they treat. The program will meet...

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Patel and Rusan Receive 2022 Granberg Award 

Patel and Rusan Receive 2022 Granberg Award 

Mahi Patel and Jamie Rusan, third-year student pharmacists in the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), were selected as the 2022-23 recipients of the C. Boyd Granberg Student Excellence Scholarship Award. In honor of the award’s namesake, this honor recognizes rising fourth-year student pharmacists who have demonstrated leadership in advancing the profession...

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Klein and Olstinske Selected as Inaugural Pandit Research Award Recipients

Klein and Olstinske Selected as Inaugural Pandit Research Award Recipients

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS) is pleased to announce that Ally Klein, third-year student pharmacist, and Kayla Olstinske, second-year student pharmacist, were selected as the inaugural recipients of the Nita Pandit Student Research Award. This award honors CPHS students who are involved in hands-on research with a CPHS faculty member. Dr....

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Pharmacy & Health Sciences Alumni Achievement Awards Announced

Pharmacy & Health Sciences Alumni Achievement Awards Announced

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences‘ annual Alumni Achievement Awards were presented at Health Professions Day (formerly Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day) on February 24, 2022. This year’s outstanding alumni included Young Alumni Achievement Award Recipient Becca Mahnesmith and Alumni Achievement Award Recipients Angie Nelson and Jill Noehren.  “Our 2022 Alumni Achievement Awardees are...

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CPHS Students Participate in Advocacy Efforts

CPHS Students Participate in Advocacy Efforts

Drake University’s location in the capital city of Iowa allows students to become involved with legislative activities and advocacy efforts. A long-standing tradition of student pharmacists in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) is advocating for the profession at the annual Iowa Pharmacy Association Legislative Day. Student pharmacists learn about issues impacting the...

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Faculty Awards Announced at Health Professions Day

Faculty Awards Announced at Health Professions Day

During the annual Health Professions Day (formerly Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day), held on February 24, 2022, the College of Pharmacy and Health Science presented several awards to faculty members who demonstrated outstanding teaching, mentorship, scholarship, and professional involvement over the past year within their fields. Nominations for the awards are sought from students and...

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CPHS Preceptor Awards announced at Health Professions Day 

CPHS Preceptor Awards announced at Health Professions Day 

During the annual Health Professions Day (formerly Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day), held on February 24, 2022, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences presented awards to preceptors and fieldwork educators who demonstrate outstanding teaching and mentorship to students at their practice sites. Nominations for the awards are sought from students within the college.   Athletic...

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Williams Develops Concussion Education Toolkit for Athletes, Coaches, and Parents

Williams Develops Concussion Education Toolkit for Athletes, Coaches, and Parents

Richelle M. Williams, assistant professor of athletic training at Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, developed a toolkit for Iowa high school athletes, coaches, and parents about concussions and best practices for managing them. The development of the concussion education toolkit is a result of a 2021 research grant Williams received in collaboration...

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CPHS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee Created; Hansen Appointed Director of Initiative

CPHS Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Committee Created; Hansen Appointed Director of Initiative

Aligning with the College’s vision to be a diverse community of learners leading the way to a healthy world, a Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Committee was recently added to the College’s standing committee structure. This addition to the College’s committees was proposed by a workgroup created in the Fall of 2020 and passed unanimously...