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

Celebrating the one-year anniversary of the successful partnership between MedWise, 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 MedWise™ (formerly SinfoníaRx®) Medication Therapy Management (MTM) solution. As the partnership crosses the one-year mark,...

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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...

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CPHS Student, Faculty, and Alumni Awarded at 2020 IPA Annual Meeting

CPHS Student, Faculty, and Alumni Awarded at 2020 IPA Annual Meeting

At the 2020 annual meeting, held virtually September 14-18, the Iowa Pharmacists Association (IPA) recognized pharmacists and student pharmacists for their contributions of leadership, patient care, professional involvement, and public service. The awards serve to capture Iowa pharmacy’s spirit of service and its culture of professionalism. Several students, faculty, and alumni from the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences...

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CPHS Welcomes OTD Class of 2023 and PharmD Class of 2024 During Professional Orientation and White Coat Ceremonies

CPHS Welcomes OTD Class of 2023 and PharmD Class of 2024 During Professional Orientation and White Coat Ceremonies

Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) recently welcomed 49 members into the Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) Class of 2023 and 77 members into the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) Class of 2024. The College continued its tradition of welcoming the incoming students through a two-day professional orientation program, culminating with the White Coat Ceremony.    The...

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Drake ranked among top universities in the nation in 2021 U.S. News & World Report ranking

Drake ranked among top universities in the nation in 2021 U.S. News & World Report ranking

Drake University is one of the nation’s leading universities, according to U.S. News & World Report’s 2021 Best Colleges rankings. The 2021 edition of Best Colleges places Drake 124th among 389 of the nation’s most elite private and public doctoral institutions, advancing six spots from last year’s rankings. This is the second year U.S. News...

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Drake CPHS Assists with COVID-19 Testing

Drake CPHS Assists with COVID-19 Testing

As part of Drake University’s plan to safely move students back to campus for the Fall 2020 semester, all students were tested for COVID-19. While that was commonplace among colleges, Drake was unique in having the involvement of an engaged health professional college that took on the task of organizing the testing and collecting the samples. The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) stepped...