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Third-year student pharmacists Shannon Dicken and Peyton Braun presented with the 2023 Granberg Awards by dean and professor Renae Chesnut during Health Professions Day.

Braun and Dicken Receive 2022 Granberg Award 

Peyton Braun and Shannon Dickon, third-year student pharmacists in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), were selected as the 2023-24 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 and...

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Drake Women's Basketball teammates Courtney Becker, Katie Dinnebier, Sarah Beth Gueldner, Ava Hawthorne, Ashley Iiams, Taylor McAuley, Anna Miller

Drake Women’s Basketball Players Prepare for Future Healthcare Careers 

The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is well represented on the Drake Women’s Basketball Team, as seven (7) of the 12 players on the team chose health sciences or pharmacy as their future career paths. Courtney Becker, Katie Dinnebier, Sarah Beth Gueldner, Ava Hawthorne, Ashley Iiams, Taylor McAuley, and Anna Miller must balance the...

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Drs. Decker and Reinoso Join Drake OTD Program 

Drs. Decker and Reinoso Join Drake OTD Program 

The Drake University Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Program in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences adds to its faculty with the additions of Dr. Thomas Decker, OTD, OTR/L, and Dr. Gustavo Reinoso, Ph.D., OTR/L.  Drs. Decker and Reinoso join Drake from the Department of Occupational Therapy at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) Dr. Pallavi Patel...

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Dr. Alisa Drapeaux shows real human anatomy in 3D form on an Anatomage Table to a student.

CPHS Obtains Interactive 3D Anatomage Table 

Students in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences at Drake University have access to new interactive 3D virtual technology for learning human anatomy and physiology. Drake is one of the few institutions in Iowa to now have an Anatomage Table, the most technologically advanced 3D anatomy visualization and virtual dissection tool for anatomy and...

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CPHS Alumni Achievement Awards Announced 

CPHS 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 23, 2023. This year’s outstanding alumni included Young Alumni Achievement Award recipients Emmeline Paintsil (PH’18, ED’21), and Sydney Marshman (OT’19), and Alumni Achievement Award Recipients CoraLynn Trewet (PH’03) and Todd...

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Faculty and Staff Awards Announced at Health Professions Day 

Faculty and Staff Awards Announced at Health Professions Day 

During the annual Health Professions Day (formerly Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day), held on February 23, 2023, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences 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 Experiential Education Awards Announced at Health Professions Day 

CPHS Experiential Education Awards Announced at Health Professions Day 

During the annual Health Professions Day (formerly Pharmacy and Health Sciences Day), held on February 23, 2023, the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences presented awards to experiential 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 Training:    Health...

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Cline Hall of Pharmacy building on Drake University's campus

Drake University’s PharmD Program Earns Reaccreditation 

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is pleased to announce that the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) has extended the accreditation of Drake’s Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program for eight years, the maximum time allowed for a continued accreditation cycle. The accreditation term granted for the Doctor of Pharmacy program extends...

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Drake OTD Faculty Hold AOTA Roster of Fellows Career Achievement Status 

Drake OTD Faculty Hold AOTA Roster of Fellows Career Achievement Status 

Three faculty members of Drake University’s Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) program hold the Roster of Fellows status in the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA). Established in 1973, the Roster of Fellows Award (FAOTA) recognizes occupational therapists who – through their knowledge, expertise, leadership, advocacy, and/or guidance – have made significant contributions over time to the...

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Hansen Completes Inclusive Teaching Fellowship 

Hansen Completes Inclusive Teaching Fellowship 

Anisa Hansen, clinical pharmacist and professor in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS), completed the Lumen Circles Belonging and Inclusive Teaching Fellowship in the fall of 2022. Lumen Circles are faculty professional development experiences that use virtual learning communities to connect faculty members with peers and help them hone their expertise as...