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. 


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....

Students recently responded to the question:

"What is your favorite thing about the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy?"

Learn more about why you should choose Iowa too!

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News and Announcements

UIP Production Line

UI Pharmaceuticals Partners with Protostudios

Wednesday, January 18, 2023
UI Pharmaceuticals partners with Protostudios, the University of Iowa’s 3D printing lab, to fix a sticking issue on UIP's fill line.
UI College of Pharmacy Fall 2022 PhD Graduates Zach Laird, David Nakhla, Grant Cooling, Aysheh Alrfooh

PhD Graduates Recognized at Fall Commencement

Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Five University of Iowa (UI) College of Pharmacy graduate students, participated in the Dec. 16, 2022 Fall Doctor of Philosophy Commencement Ceremony at Hancher Auditorium in Iowa City, Iowa. Learn a bit about these exceptional students:
Building Gold Flowers

Falk Medical Research Trust Catalyst Award 2022

Friday, January 6, 2023
Two College of Pharmacy faculty members received the Dr. Ralph and Marian Falk Medical Research Trust Catalyst Award

Upcoming Events

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Hardin Open Workshops - John Martin Rare Book Room Resources (Zoom)

Monday, February 6, 2023 1:00pm to 2:00pm
Explore the John Martin Rare Book Room’s rich collection of rare and historical medical materials! This session will introduce you to the JMRBR collection—over 6,400 items that span the of breadth of Western medical scholarship. We will also discuss how to search for, request, and use items from the collection. 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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College of Pharmacy Ball 2023

Saturday, February 18, 2023 6:00pm to 10:00pm
Courtyard by Marriott University Heights
College of Pharmacy students, faculty/staff, alumni, and friends are invited to attend the annual College of Pharmacy Ball. The evening will include dinner, dancing, and games. The event's theme is "Fairy Tale." Tickets are $20 and are for sale on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays (Jan. 23–Feb. 3) in the CPB Lobby from 12:30 p.m.–1:20 p.m.
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College of Pharmacy Professional Mentor Appreciation Day (Breakfast & Basketball Game)

Saturday, February 25, 2023 8:30am
Courtyard by Marriott University Heights
The UI College of Pharmacy is hosting a Professional Mentor Appreciation Day, which includes a breakfast at the Courtyard Marriott University Heights and an Iowa Men's Basketball game. 8:30 a.m.—Breakfast, Courtyard Marriott, 901 Melrose Avenue, Iowa City 11:00 a.m.—Iowa Men's Basketball game against Michigan State, Carver-Hawkeye Arena, 1 Elliott Drive, Iowa City Contact Kayla Sanders with questions.  
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College of Pharmacy Etiquette Dinner

Tuesday, February 28, 2023 5:30pm to 7:30pm
College of Pharmacy Building
Have you ever wondered what proper etiquette is for a formal dinner? Or are you wanting to brush up on your etiquette skills? College of Pharmacy student members of the Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS), and the the UI College of Pharmacy Genesis Board will host an etiquette dinner. Professional attire is requested. RSVP by Feb. 17.

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Rachel Crawford and Selvakumar Govindhasamy Pushpavathi, PhD

Thursday, March 2, 2023 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Medical Education Research Facility
Presented by Rachel M. Crawford Graduate student in Dr. Ethan Anderson's lab   Presented by Selvakumar Govindhasamy Pushpavathi, PhD Postdoctoral scholar in Dr. Catherine Marcinkiewcz's lab