Unsurpassed Excellence

Since 1885 the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy has been advancing distinction in pharmacy education, discovery, and healthcare delivery, training the highest quality pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists. 

#18

National Ranking

We boast a top twenty ranking out of 143 pharmacy schools!

Charles Iles

Build Leadership Skills

Charles Iles, Class of 2025

Iowa Pharmacy stands out for the leadership it instills in its students every day. At Iowa, we have an abundant amount of research, connections, and top faculty to enhance our experience. Iowa equips students with the necessary skills to excel wherever we choose to practice.”
 

Sanika Jadhav

Explore Diverse Research Opportunities

Sanika Jadhav, PhD Student

The PhD program allows you to choose a research project that aligns with your research interests and to learn from distinguished and dedicated faculties with well diverse backgrounds.”

Jose Rodriguez

Be Innovative

Jose Rodriguez, Class of 2023

Iowa Pharmacy is a world leader in practice transformation, research development, and innovation. If there is something new brewing in the pharmacy world, there is a big chance Iowa is involved.

Emily Weyenberg

Learn in a "Pharmily" Atmosphere

Emily Weyenberg, Class of 2025

"I was introduced to the term, “Pharmily”, meaning pharmacy family, during my interview session. That term really describes the atmosphere at the College. All the faculty are on your side and want to see you succeed and the collaborative environment with your peers really makes learning easier!"

A Few of Our Favorite Things....

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News and Announcements

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College Welcomes New IT Director

Thursday, August 11, 2022
Anthony “Tony” Clark is the Iowa Pharmacy school's new-this-year Information Technology (IT) Director.
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Carrie Oxencis: Fired up by a Challenge

Thursday, August 4, 2022
Carrie Oxencis, '05 PharmD, works as an oncology pharmacist for the Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW) Clinical Cancer Center.
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Pharmacy Researchers Create Nanoparticle-Vaccine Combination to Target Melanoma

Monday, July 25, 2022
Pharmaceutical scientists at the UI College of Pharmacy may have discovered a new strategy to overcome cancer’s resourceful defenses.

Upcoming Events

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Hardin Open Workshops - Getting Started with Hardin Library Resources Zoom

Monday, August 15, 2022 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Virtual
This course will cover how to search for Hardin Library resources including books and journals and how to request materials not owned by the libraries. Participants will also be introduced to our available databases, subject guides, and services. This course can be tailored to meet the needs of a particular group. Advance registration is required for Zoom classes. Virtual registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.
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Hardin Open Workshops - EMBASE - Zoom

Wednesday, August 17, 2022 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Virtual
EMBASE is a biomedical and pharmaceutical database containing bibliographic records with abstracts. Although there is overlap with records from PubMed, there are also many unique records. This hands-on session will show you how to conduct basic searches using EMBASE’s quick search box, how to conduct searches using EMTREE subject headings, and how to use subheadings for drug and disease topics. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be...
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Instruction Open House

Friday, August 19, 2022 11:00am to 1:00pm
Stanley Museum of Art
Instruction Open House! Preview the new Stanley Museum of Art classroom spaces and learn how to use campus collections in instruction.  All instructors, TAs, and Faculty are welcome to tour these new spaces. Tours will be available every half hour. Staff from Stanley Museum and the UI Libraries will be on site to answer any questions you might have about instruction resources. 
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College of Pharmacy White Coat Ceremony

Saturday, August 20, 2022 10:00am to 11:00am
Hancher Auditorium
Save the date! The College of Pharmacy will host a special ceremony to welcome the Class of 2026 into the pharmacy profession and college family on Aug. 20. More details to follow!
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Hardin Open Workshops - EndNote Basic (Online Version) - Zoom

Tuesday, August 23, 2022 11:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual
EndNote Basic is a web-based citation management software that is freely available to all UI affiliates. It allows you to import, organize and format citations for papers, articles, etc. EndNote Basic is not the same as the desktop software, Endnote. PLEASE NOTE Class will be taught via Zoom. Advance registration is required. Registrants will be emailed the Zoom link 30 minutes before the class time.
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