Pharmacy Students Participate in Week-Long Diabetes Challenge

College of Pharmacy students recently participated in a challenge intended to help them understand the challenges of living with diabetes. 

College of Pharmacy at Hawkeye Caucus Day

On April 2, a handful of students, faculty, and administrators from the College of Pharmacy – including Dean Donald Letendre – were among the nearly 200 University of Iowa representatives on hand at the annual Hawkeye Caucus Day at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines.

Future Pharmacists Learn Health Care Teamwork

University of Iowa College of Pharmacy students are learning to collaborate with other health care professionals to benefit patients in a new 18-month pilot course called Interprofessional Skills and Team Based Health Care.

Jin Wants to Knock Out Cancer

Cancer patients could one day benefit from powerful new drugs inspired by an African lily and a sea sponge. Ever since those organisms were found to contain very powerful cancer-fighting agents, Zhendong Jin, associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, has led efforts to manipulate and create drugs from them.

Phi Lambda Sigma Recognizes New Members

Every year Phi Lambda Sigma initiates new members into the organization. Prospective members are selected by peer recognition on the basis of their demonstration of dedication, service and leadership in the advancement of pharmacy. Such recognition instills and enhances self-confidence, encourages the less active student to a more active role, and promotes greater effort toward the advancement of pharmacy.

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College

The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy is the 4th oldest College of Pharmacy in a state-supported university, with a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program that is consistently ranked as one of the finest in the nation. 

In addition to the outstanding academic programs offered, the UI College of Pharmacy enhances human health by creating and disseminating knowledge through discovery, and develops and translates new advances in pharmaceutical science. (more)

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News & Articles

April 8, 2014

On April 2, a handful of students, faculty, and administrators from the College of Pharmacy – including Dean Donald Letendre – were among the nearly 200 University of Iowa representatives on hand at the annual Hawkeye Caucus Day at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines.

April 7, 2014

On March 29, graduate students from around the University, including the College of Pharmacy, participated in the 16th Annual James F. Jakobsen Graduate Conference.