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Pharmacy Expo Draws Large Participation from Drake Faculty & Students

Faculty members and students in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences had a strong presence at the recent 20th Annual Pharmacy Educational Expo. Held at the downtown Des Moines Marriott Jan. 22-24, the event was sponsored by the Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) and the Collaborative Education Institute. The expo drew students, professors, professional...

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Summer Internships Help Pharmacy Students Gain Key Skills

Kathryn McDonald, right, gathers with preceptor Kristen McKibban, director of Pharmacy at Medicap, Megan Friedrich, Medicap-GRX pharmacist and Drake professor and other Drake interns.   Seven pharmacy students are getting first-hand experience this summer at various retail and chain pharmacies — from the Midwest to the East Coast — as part of two new internship...

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Pharmacy Graduate Win Karbeling Award for Leadership

Sara Newton and Dean Raylene Rospond MEDIA CONTACT: Tory Olson, 515-271-1834, tory.olson@drake.edu Recent Drake University graduate Sara Weirather Newton has received Drake’s third Karbeling Memorial Leadership Award for her leadership and outstanding contributions to the University and the pharmacy profession. The award was presented at Drake’s May 15 College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Hooding...

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Pharmacy Professor Receives Grant for Pharmacogenomics Lab

04/07/2009 News Photo Pramod Mahajan CONTACT: Lisa Lacher, 515-271-3119, lisa.lacher@drake.edu The Iowa Board of Regents has awarded a $60,000 grant from the Grow Iowa Values Fund to Pramod Mahajan, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Drake University, for a new laboratory for training and research in pharmacogenomics. Pharmacogenomics(PGx) is a relatively new discipline of heath...