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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...

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Wall Named Ellis Endowed Professor of Pharmacy Practice

Geoffrey C. Wall, professor of pharmacy practice, has been named the John R. Ellis Endowed Professor of Pharmacy Practice, effective July 1.  This  professorship was established by John R. Ellis over 12 years ago to recognize and reward superior performance by faculty members in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.   The criteria for selection of the...

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Phillips Named Windsor Professor of Science

Phillips Named Windsor Professor of Science

Charles Phillips, professor of social and administrative pharmacy and associate dean of curriculum and assessment, has been named a Windsor Professor of Science, effective July 1. This prestigious professorship was established by Mary Belle Windsor over 20 years ago to support two distinguished faculty in the sciences at Drake University. The other distinguished professor at Drake is...

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Occupational Therapy and Pharmacy Doctorate Graduates Create a New Legacy

Occupational Therapy and Pharmacy Doctorate Graduates Create a New Legacy

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its Spring 2019 Doctoral Hooding and Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 18, in the Knapp Center. The event ushered in a new era as the first class of 26 occupational therapy students received their Occupational Therapy Doctorate (OTD) degrees and doctoral hoods. 103 Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD)...