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Brown Named 2022 Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient and Lecturer

Brown Named 2022 Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient and Lecturer

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) will award its highest honor, the Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor to Drake pharmacy alumnus and retired Vice President and Chief Intellectual Property Counsel of Alcon, Gregg C. Brown, PH’78, LW’81. Brown will deliver the Weaver Medal Lecture on Friday, November...

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CPHS Students, Alumni, and Faculty Awarded at 2022 IPA Annual Meeting

CPHS Students, Alumni, and Faculty Awarded at 2022 IPA Annual Meeting

At the 2022 Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) Annual Meeting, held September 23-24 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, pharmacists and student pharmacists joined together for professional development and to recognize Iowa pharmacy’s spirit of service and its culture of professionalism.   Associate professor of pharmacy practice Wendy Mobley-Bukstein served as a panelist for the September 23 keynote address...

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Student Pharmacists Awarded NASA Research Scholarships 

Student Pharmacists Awarded NASA Research Scholarships 

The NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) awarded two research scholarships to students in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). Second-year student pharmacist Anna Braun and third-year student pharmacist Ali Goldensoph were two of 19 students in Iowa to receive these competitive scholarships for the 2022-23 academic year. Both students earned the...

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OTD Program Involved with Inaugural Sensory-Friendly Morning at Iowa State Fair 

OTD Program Involved with Inaugural Sensory-Friendly Morning at Iowa State Fair 

Students and faculty in Drake University’s Occupational Therapy Doctoral (OTD) program helped plan and implement the inaugural Sensory-Friendly Morning at the Iowa State Fair on August 17, 2022. In coordination with the event’s presenting sponsor, ChildServe, the OTD program provided guidance to make the Iowa State Fair accessible and offer special programming for children and...

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Hernandez Cruz Receives ISGC Incoming Freshman Scholarship for Diversity in STEM 

Hernandez Cruz Receives ISGC Incoming Freshman Scholarship for Diversity in STEM 

Genesis Hernandez Cruz, a first-year Health Sciences student in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, received a 2022-23 Incoming Freshman Scholarship from the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC). This new scholarship program instituted by the ISGC in the fall of 2022 is meant to attract and retain diverse students in science, technology, engineering,...

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CPHS Welcomes OTD Class of 2025 and PharmD Class of 2026 During White Coat Ceremonies 

CPHS Welcomes OTD Class of 2025 and PharmD Class of 2026 During White Coat Ceremonies 

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) recently welcomed first-year students into the Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Class of 2025 and into the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Class of 2026. The College continued its tradition of welcoming the incoming students through a two-day professional orientation program, culminating with the White Coat Ceremonies on August...

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Nelson named a 2022 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award Finalist 

Nelson named a 2022 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award Finalist 

Molly Nelson, a fourth-year student pharmacist in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), was named one of three national finalists for the 2022 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist™ Award sponsored by Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times. The winner will be announced during the Next-Generation Pharmacist Award Gala held on September 30, 2022, in Kansas...

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Welty Chairs International Epilepsy Crisis Response Task Force; Student Pharmacists Involved in Ukrainian Emergency Response 

Welty Chairs International Epilepsy Crisis Response Task Force; Student Pharmacists Involved in Ukrainian Emergency Response 

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences professor of pharmacy practice, Dr. Tim Welty, has been appointed chair of the newly formed International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) Crisis Response Task Force. Dr. J Helen Cross, President of the ILAE and The Prince of Wales’s Chair of Childhood Epilepsy at Great Ormond Street Hospital in...

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CPHS Representation at AACP Annual Meeting 

CPHS Representation at AACP Annual Meeting 

The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) Annual Pharmacy Education Meeting took place July 23 – 27 in Grapevine, Texas. The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was well represented with multiple faculty members, alumni, and a student in attendance. Annual meeting attendees connect and collaborate with other pharmacy leaders across the...

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Drake Offers MS in Psychopharmacology for Doctoral Trained Psychologists, Welcomes Dr. Ernst as Inaugural Training Director  

Drake Offers MS in Psychopharmacology for Doctoral Trained Psychologists, Welcomes Dr. Ernst as Inaugural Training Director  

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has announced a new program for licensed, post-doctoral psychologists – the Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology (MSCP). Expected to begin in the fall of 2022, the MSCP provides the specialized training required to prescribe medication in Iowa and other states*. This advanced credential can enhance one’s...