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Pharmacy Students Train Drake Public Safety in Use of Naloxone

Pharmacy Students Train Drake Public Safety in Use of Naloxone

Phi Lambda Sigma, a professional leadership society for PharmD students in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) at Drake University, implemented an initiative to train Drake Public Safety Officers on the use of Naloxone in the case of suspected drug overdoses. Phi Lambda Sigma obtained Naloxone kits through two grant programs: the Iowa Department of Public Health’s Tele-Naloxone Project and the Adapt...

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7 Yards: The Chris Norton Story Documentary

7 Yards: The Chris Norton Story Documentary

Chris Norton, an Iowa native, stars in this uplifting documentary which chronicles his spinal cord injury, subsequent rehabilitation, and how he defied medical odds when he successfully walked across the stage at his 2015 graduation. The Chris Norton Foundation has worked tirelessly to support rehabilitation programs and education in Iowa, including at Drake University. Drake’s...

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Hy-Vee, Polk County Health Department, and Drake University partner to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Polk County educators on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021

Hy-Vee, Polk County Health Department, and Drake University partner to host COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Polk County educators on Saturday, Feb. 13, 2021

Appointments Are Required and Must be Made Online In Advance Hy-Vee, Inc., and Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences announced today that they are partnering with the Polk County Health Department and Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa to host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for approximately 1,000 Polk County educators, including PK-12...

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Drake CPHS Assists With COVID-19 Vaccinations

Drake CPHS Assists With COVID-19 Vaccinations

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) and Hy-Vee have partnered to administer COVID-19 vaccines to eligible Polk County, Iowa residents. The vaccinations are administered by appointment at the Harkin Institute’s new building at 2800 University Ave. Several days each week.  The partnership is a testament to the commitment of the CPHS and Hy-Vee to help the community overcome the pandemic. Hy-Vee is providing the supplies and administration support needed for the campus...

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Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the successful partnership between SinfoníaRx, a TRHC Solution, and Drake University

Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the successful partnership between SinfoníaRx, a TRHC Solution, and Drake University

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences celebrated in November the first anniversary of its strategic partnership with Tabula Rasa HealthCare® (NASDAQ: TRHC), a healthcare company advancing the field of medication safety. The partnership included the implementation of TRHC’s SinfoníaRx® Medication Therapy Management (MTM) solution. As the partnership crosses the one-year mark, thousands of...

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New way to enjoy Drake University events at home

New way to enjoy Drake University events at home

Tune in to Front Row at Drake every Thursday night to connect and witness the talents of Drake students, faculty, and staff Starved for collegiate sports, music, or art? Drake University is bringing them to you every Thursday night with the new Front Row at Drake series. Tomorrow night, Dec. 3, 2020, the University will...

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New program guarantees admission for DMACC transfer students to Drake

New program guarantees admission for DMACC transfer students to Drake

DMACC students enrolled in Drake Admission Partnership Program also receive student advisor, Drake email address and Drake student ID A new program will help Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC) students complete an undergraduate degree at Drake University. DMACC students enrolled in the Drake Admission Partnership Program (DAPP) will receive guaranteed admission to Drake after...

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Sarah Grady Receives National Phi Delta Chi Chapter Advisor of the Year Honors

Sarah Grady Receives National Phi Delta Chi Chapter Advisor of the Year Honors

Sarah Grady, Professor of Pharmacy Practice, was announced as the 2020 Phi Delta Chi Outstanding Chapter Advisor of the Year.  Dr. Grady’s role as advisor encompasses many duties including working with the student liaison to organize the student-faculty mixers each semester, answering chapter member questions, and attending events including rush, activation, and philanthropy events. Grady...

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CPHS Pharmacy Fraternities Earn Top Rankings

CPHS Pharmacy Fraternities Earn Top Rankings

The Psi Chapter of Phi Delta Chi and Beta Chi Chapter of Kappa Psi in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) both ranked in the top 10 performing chapters in the nation for their respective professional pharmacy fraternities during the 2019-2020 academic year. Both fraternities have stellar records for ranking well in these awards throughout the years of their existence...

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Bishop Among 689 Applicants to Receive Competitive CVS Health Minority Scholarship

Bishop Among 689 Applicants to Receive Competitive CVS Health Minority Scholarship

Leah Bishop, second-year pharmacy student, was one of five pharmacy students in the nation among 689 applicants to receive a 2020-2021 CVS Health Minority Scholarship. Bishop will receive an $8000 scholarship and national recognition. The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and CVS Health partner to offer the annual scholarship program. The purpose of the...