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Drake Holds Inaugural Athletic Training Blue Coat Ceremony

Drake Holds Inaugural Athletic Training Blue Coat Ceremony

Drake University’s first cohort of students in the Masters of Athletic Training (MAT) program within the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) were formally welcomed into the profession during the inaugural Blue Coat Ceremony on October 5th in the Shivers Courtside Club of the Knapp Center. First-year MAT students Drew Orr, Frankie Porter, and...

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Innovative Partnership with TRHC’s SinfoniaRx® to Provide Enhanced Clinical Opportunities for Community Pharmacies

Innovative Partnership with TRHC’s SinfoniaRx® to Provide Enhanced Clinical Opportunities for Community Pharmacies

Tabula Rasa HealthCare® (NASDAQ: TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, will deepen its clinical intelligence footprint through subsidiary company SinfoníaRx’s strategic partnership with Drake University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. The College, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is a nationally ranked academic program known for leadership and innovation. The partnership...

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Unique Educational Partnership Results in Second Year of Shared Revenues

Unique Educational Partnership Results in Second Year of Shared Revenues

The Iowa Clinic (TIC) recently presented the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences with a $75,000 check. The payment is the result of shared revenues that has led to improved patient care and increased savings to patients and the health care system. This unique collaboration between the two entities is an example of...

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Professors Gentry and Busch Receive $390,000 Grant from Merck

Professors Gentry and Busch Receive $390,000 Grant from Merck

  Dr. Brian  Gentry and Dr. Marc Busch were awarded a multi-year $390,000 Merck Investigator Studies Program (MISP) grant to study letermovir, an antiviral drug used to treat infections that occur in patients with compromised immune systems.  The Drake researchers will be studying the disruption that letermovir causes on the virus that causes life-threatening infections....

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Mahajan Receives Grant for Precision Medicine Curriculum Development

Dr. Pramod Mahajan, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, received a $9,500 grant through the Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC). Mahajan received the funding for his project titled, “A Precision Medicine Continuing Education Curriculum for Iowa’s Health Care Professionals.” This is a collaborative project between Drake University and MercyOne. It’s complementary to and an extension of the curriculum...

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Drake Partners in Flip the Pharmacy Grant to Transform Patient Care in Iowa

Iowa is one of 27 states selected by the Community Pharmacy Foundation (CPF) to participate in the new “Flip the Pharmacy” grant program. The multi-year Flip the Pharmacy program, a five-year partnership of the CPF and Community Pharmacy Enhanced Services Network (CPESN) USA, aims to transform community-based pharmacies from a product-driven business model focused on...

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Professor of Health Sciences, Kim Huey, Named a Fellow of the American Physiological Society

Drake University professor of health sciences, Kim Huey, was granted the prestigious title by the global leading society that expands knowledge related to biological function. Kim Huey, professor of health sciences and 2017 Troyer Research Fellow in the Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, was recently named a fellow of the American Physiological...

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Kappa Psi at Drake Continues National Success

At the recent Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity 59th Grand Council Convention in Washington D.C., Drake’s Beta Chi chapter was again recognized for its leadership and professional involvement. As a chapter, Beta Chi was named #6 out of 144 chapters in the United States. In addition, several Beta Chi members were recognized. Alex Maciejewski, a fourth-year...

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Drake University Founding Member of Association for Athletic Training Educators

Drake University is one of 46 founding members of the new Association for Athletic Training Education (AATE), whose purpose is to create a community which serves as a collective voice for matters pertaining to athletic training education. Drake is the only athletic training program in the state of Iowa to be a founding member. The...

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Drake Athletic Training Program Receives Prairie Meadows Grant

Students enrolled in Drake University’s Master’s in Athletic Training (MAT) program will be the beneficiaries of equipment purchased through a $9,985 grant from the Prairie Meadows 2019-2020 Community Betterment Grant program. Prairie Meadows Community Betterment Grants support qualified organizations seeking to improve the lives of people in their communities.   Drake University’s Master of Athletic Training degree program begins in...