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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...


Rho Chi Society Inducts New Members

Twenty-four students were inducted into Drake University’s Gamma Theta chapter of the Rho Chi Society at a banquet on Saturday, May 2nd, 2009.  The Rho Chi Society is a national pharmacy honor society that acknowledges the academic achievements of the top twenty percent of each pharmacy class.  The students inducted into the Gamma Theta chapter...


Don Davidson Lab

Don Davidson (left), Dean Raylene Rospond (center) and President David Maxwell (right) celebrate the lab at a ribbon-cutting ceremony. New technology enhances lab for pharmacy students The transition from classroom to work force will be easier for Drake University pharmacy graduates thanks to a number of up-to-date resources in the Donald F. Davidson Pharmacy Practice...


Students benefit from state-of-the-art technology and tools

Students practice in a setting similar to those found in retail pharmacies. “This environment is the same as real-life pharmacies — the same equipment, software and process — eliminating the worries about technology and allowing the students to focus on patient care,” said Heidi Price, instructor of pharmacy practice, who instructs students at all levels...


Drake Pharmacy Alumni Elected to IPA Leadership

Farah Towfic, Ben Urick, Katherine Linder, Alyce Steig, Rockford Anderson, Kevin Cassatt, Kyle Peters, Jim Miller, & Renae Chesnut. In an electronic ballot, the membership of the Iowa Pharmacy Association, an organization formed to advance the practice of pharmacy in Iowa through education and research, elected seven pharmacists to serve as officers and trustees for...