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$1.6 million federal grant to fund new telehealth initiative at Drake, improving health outcomes for underserved, rural residents

$1.6 million federal grant to fund new telehealth initiative at Drake, improving health outcomes for underserved, rural residents

Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is working to address health disparities for underserved populations in rural communities. The College is partnering with Certintell, a telehealth company based in Des Moines and founded by Drake alumnus Ben Lefever, and Tabula Rasa HealthCare, Inc.® to improve health outcomes for underserved, rural patients through a...

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Drake University launches new degree program to prepare students for rewarding careers at the intersection of business and law

Drake University launches new degree program to prepare students for rewarding careers at the intersection of business and law

The College of Business and Public Administration at Drake University is rolling out a new undergraduate business law degree program to provide students with expertise in how businesses operate in an increasingly complex and dynamic legal environment. The major is designed for aspiring lawyers and other students who want to have a more thorough understanding...

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Social Impact Awards for Research and Outreach rolled out by Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Social Impact Awards for Research and Outreach rolled out by Drake’s College of Business and Public Administration

Drake University’s College of Business and Public Administration (CBPA) is launching a new program to recognize faculty and staff who tackle pressing issues facing society through their scholarship and work in the community. The CBPA Social Impact Research and Outreach Awards—valued at $1,000—will be given annually to up to five individual faculty and staff, or teams of...

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Flores Among 489 Applicants to Receive CVS Health Minority Scholarship

Flores Among 489 Applicants to Receive CVS Health Minority Scholarship

Gustavo Flores, a second-year student pharmacist in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS), is one of five student pharmacists in the nation among 489 applicants to receive a 2021-22 CVS Health Minority Scholarship. Flores will receive an $8,000 scholarship and national recognition. The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy and CVS Health partner to offer the annual...

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Book signing event with Gary Porter author of ‘Griff: My Life as Drake’s Top Dog’

Book signing event with Gary Porter author of ‘Griff: My Life as Drake’s Top Dog’

Gary Porter, Drake alumnus and biographer of Griff: My Life as Drake’s Top Dog, will host a book signing event, Friday, Sept. 24, at 4 p.m. at Drake University’s Helmick Commons. The campus community and public are invited to attend.  The event will include a meet and greet with Porter and Griff I, who served as Drake University’s first official live mascot...

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Drake University and Broadlawns Medical Center to build new medical clinic

Drake University and Broadlawns Medical Center to build new medical clinic

A new Broadlawns clinic on University Avenue will serve the public and Drake students Residents of the Drake neighborhood and members of the Drake University community will soon have a convenient location to receive primary care, urgent care, and mental health services. Today, Drake University announced it is entering a long-term lease agreement on property...

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Drake ranked among the nation’s top universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Drake ranked among the nation’s top universities, according to U.S. News & World Report

Drake University once again ranks among the nation’s top universities in several categories in the newly released U.S. News & World Report 2022 Best Colleges rankings. Overall, Drake University tied for 136th among the 288 schools ranked in the “National Universities” category. Institutions within this category offer a full range of undergraduate degrees, plus master’s...

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Herwig Named Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient

Herwig Named Weaver Medal of Honor Recipient

The Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences will award its highest honor, the Lawrence C. and Delores M. Weaver Medal of Honor to Drake pharmacy alum and retired otolaryngology head and neck surgery physician, Steven Herwig, PH’71, GR’99. Dr. Herwig will deliver the Weaver Medal Lecture on Thursday, October 7 at 2 p.m. in Sussman Theater. The lecture will also be livestreamed at drake.edu/cphs/weaver-lecture and recorded...

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Tharp named a 2021 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award Finalist

Tharp named a 2021 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award Finalist

Isabelle Tharp, a fourth-year student pharmacist in the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), was named one of three finalists for the 2021 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award sponsored by Parata Systems and Pharmacy Times. The winner will be announced during the Next-Generation Pharmacists Award Gala held on October 8 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  The national Next Generation Pharmacist™ awards program honors...