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Drake pharmacy program advances to fourth in U.S. News & World rankings

Drake pharmacy program advances to fourth in U.S. News & World rankings

Drake University’s pharmacy program, part of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, improved its ranking among private school programs from a fifth-place tie in 2017 to a fourth-place tie in the 2021 edition of U.S. News & World Report’s “America’s Best Graduate Schools.” Drake’s score in the rankings increased from 2.9 to 3.2 on...

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Drake University launches five new academic programs for Fall 2020

Drake University launches five new academic programs for Fall 2020

Drake University is adding three new graduate and two undergraduate areas of study to its list of degree options beginning in Fall 2020. The new academic offerings include a Master of Science in health informatics and analytics, a graduate certificate in real estate, a concentration in cyber security within the Master of Business Administration, a...

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Pharmacy and Health Sciences Alumni Recognized at Health Professions Day

Pharmacy and Health Sciences Alumni Recognized at Health Professions Day

The College’s annual Alumni Achievement Awards were presented at Health Professions Day on February 27th. This year’s outstanding alumni included Young Alumni Achievement Award recipient, Aubrey Frette, PH’14, and Alumni Award Recipients, Sanela Bilic, PH’03, GR’03, and Gregg Brown, PH’78, LW’81. “Our 2020 Alumni Achievement Awardees are a distinguished group of individuals with many achievements,”...

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Dy-Boarman Achieves ACCP Leadership and Management Certificate

Dy-Boarman Achieves ACCP Leadership and Management Certificate

Dr. Eliza Dy-Boarman, associate professor of pharmacy practice in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, successfully completed the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP) Leadership and Management Certificate Program requirements. The Leadership and Management Certificate is one of many programs offered by the ACCP Academy. The Academy, established in 2006, provides high-quality, flexible,...

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Drake University to Offer a New Online Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics

Drake University to Offer a New Online Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is pleased to announce a new online degree program, the Master of Science in Health Informatics and Analytics (MS HIA), that will equip students with the technical and leadership skills necessary to thrive in the rapidly growing fields of healthcare informatics and data analytics. Health information technology...

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Alumna Natalie Schmitz Helps Put Spasticity-Preventing Drug Through Clinical Trials

Alumna Natalie Schmitz Helps Put Spasticity-Preventing Drug Through Clinical Trials

As part of her Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Minnesota, Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) alumna Natalie Schmitz, PH/MPA ’14, worked with a team of researchers intending to improve the lives of people with severe brain or spinal cord injuries, multiple sclerosis, and cerebral palsy. Involuntary muscle contractions and spasticity...

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Welty named fellow in the American Epilepsy Society

Welty named fellow in the American Epilepsy Society

Tim Welty, professor of pharmacy practice and director of research, innovation, and global initiatives for Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS), was recently named a fellow of the American Epilepsy Society (AES). AES is one of the oldest neurological professional organizations in the country that aims to promote interdisciplinary communications, scientific investigation, and...

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Emma Robasse Receives Dual-Degree Express Scripts Scholarship

Emma Robasse Receives Dual-Degree Express Scripts Scholarship

Emma Robasse, PharmD/MBA Candidate 2020 in the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS), is one of four dual-enrolled students nationwide to receive a 2019 Express Scripts Scholarship. The Express Scripts Foundation (ESF), in partnership with the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, awards four $10,000 scholarships to dual-degree students each year. The ESF recognizes...