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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 be delivering the Weaver Medal Lecture on Thursday, October 7 at 2 p.m. in Sussman Theater. The lecture will also be live streamed at drake.edu/cphs/weaver-lecture and...

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Huey Receives NASA Grant for Innovation in Human Physiology Learning

Huey Receives NASA Grant for Innovation in Human Physiology Learning

Kim Huey, professor of health sciences and a fellow in both the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Physiological Society, received a NASA grant to enhance the learning of human physiology. The grant funded the purchase of three cloud-based human physiology learning systems called Lt Labstations. These new devices allow students to learn...

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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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CPHS Students Honored at 2019 Recognition and Pinning Ceremony

CPHS Students Honored at 2019 Recognition and Pinning Ceremony

Drake University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) held its annual Recognition and Pinning Ceremony on Thursday, May 9, 2019. The ceremony marks the transition to final year internships, fieldwork, and rotations for third year undergraduate health sciences students, second year occupational therapy doctoral students, and third year doctor of pharmacy students. To assist...

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“Ethical Medicine for Tomorrow’s Practitioners” is Theme for 2019 PHS Day

“Ethical Medicine for Tomorrow’s Practitioners” is Theme for 2019 PHS Day

Current and prospective CPHS students will explore medical ethics and the future of U.S. health care at Pharmacy & Health Sciences (PHS) Day, Thursday, February 21. PHS Day 2019 will feature keynote speaker Dr. Kenneth Anderson, interim dean of the Des Moines University (DMU) College of Osteopathic Medicine and author of Saving the Heart of...