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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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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...

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Bump Honored with Inaugural Pursel Family Pharmacy Scholarship

Bump Honored with Inaugural Pursel Family Pharmacy Scholarship

Morgan Bump, third-year student pharmacist, was awarded the inaugural Loretta M. and Thomas M. Pursel Sr. Family Pharmacy Scholarship. This scholarship recognizes a third- or fourth-year student pharmacist within Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) who meets one of the following criteria: 1) exhibits leadership experience within a national pharmacy organization, 2) is a military veteran or current member of the military/guard, and/or 3) is a single parent.  Bump has exhibited leadership in...

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CPHS Students Awarded NASA Research Scholarships

CPHS Students Awarded NASA Research Scholarships

The NASA Iowa Space Grant Consortium (ISGC) awarded three research scholarships to students in Drake University’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS). First-year student pharmacist Anna Braun, second-year student pharmacist Ali Goldensoph, and junior health sciences student Anna Parr were three of 18 students in Iowa to receive these competitive scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. Each scholarship carries an award of $5,000 to be split between...

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Reiter Wins 2019 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award

Reiter Wins 2019 Next-Generation Future Pharmacist Award

Drake Reiter, a fourth-year student pharmacist at the Drake University College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences (CPHS), was announced as the winner of the 2019 Future Pharmacist Award during the Next-Generation Pharmacists Award Gala held on October 25 in San Diego. Sponsored by Parata and Pharmacy Times, the national Next Generation Pharmacist™ awards program honors pharmacists, technicians, students...

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Drake Pharmacy Students Selected to Participate in Bill Burke Leadership Conference

Drake Pharmacy Students Selected to Participate in Bill Burke Leadership Conference

Students from Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (CPHS) attended the annual Bill Burke Student Pharmacists Leadership Conference at Wildwood Hills Ranch in St. Charles, Iowa September 20 – 22, 2019. The annual conference is coordinated by the Iowa Pharmacy Association and involves up to 30 P1 – P3 students from Drake’s CPHS and...

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Drake’s PharmD Class of 2023 Continues a Tradition of High Standards

Drake’s PharmD Class of 2023 Continues a Tradition of High Standards

Drake’s College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences recently welcomed the PharmD Class of 2023, continuing its tradition of enrolling high caliber students. The academic performance and demographics of the PharmD Class of 2023 reflect the intent of Drake to maintain its high academic standards for admitted student pharmacists, recruit a diverse cohort of students, and...

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Innovative Partnership with TRHC’s SinfoniaRx® to Provide Enhanced Clinical Opportunities for Community Pharmacies

Innovative Partnership with TRHC’s SinfoniaRx® to Provide Enhanced Clinical Opportunities for Community Pharmacies

Tabula Rasa HealthCare® (NASDAQ: TRHC), a healthcare technology company advancing the field of medication safety, will deepen its clinical intelligence footprint through subsidiary company SinfoníaRx’s strategic partnership with Drake University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences. The College, located in Des Moines, Iowa, is a nationally ranked academic program known for leadership and innovation. The partnership...

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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...