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. 

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National Ranking

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

Our Commitment

The UI College of Pharmacy is committed to fostering, facilitating, and enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all our endeavors.

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

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A Prescription for Love: Meet our Pharmacy Sweethearts

Monday, February 12, 2024
Meet two of our pharmacy sweethearts: Jim and Barb Hoehns, and Ryan and Olivia Molander.
Fall 2023 College of Pharmacy Commencement Participants

Graduate Students Ready for Next Chapter

Tuesday, January 9, 2024
Congratulations to UI College of Pharmacy fall graduates!
Miskle Narcan Training

Increasing Access to Naloxone in Iowa Schools

Thursday, January 4, 2024
Assistant Professor Ben Miskle works to get naloxone -- and naloxone training -- in Iowa schools.

Upcoming Events

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College of Pharmacy PSET Seminar Series: Wenqing Yao, PhD

Tuesday, March 5, 2024 11:30am
College of Pharmacy Building
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy will host a seminar presented by:  Wenqing Yao, PhD Founder and CEO Synnovation Therapeutics Wilmington, Delaware Seminar Title: “The Discovery of Pemazyre® and Tabrecta®” All are welcome to attend.

College of Pharmacy PSET Graduate Student Seminar: Xuanzhen Yuan

Wednesday, March 6, 2024 12:30pm
College of Pharmacy Building
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy will host a seminar presented by graduate student Xuanzhen Yuan. All are welcome to attend.

Neuroscience & Pharmacology Workshop - Rachel Crawford and Israel Wipf

Thursday, March 7, 2024 12:30pm to 1:30pm
Medical Education Research Facility
Presented by Rachel M. Crawford Graduate student in Dr. Ethan Anderson's lab Presented by Israel Wipf Graduate student in Dr. Tina Tootle's lab
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Kappa Psi Special Olympics Health Assessment Volunteering

Friday, March 8 to Saturday, March 9, 2024 (all day)
College of Pharmacy student members of Kappa Psi will volunteer during the Special Olympics Spring Classic in Coralville/Iowa City. Volunteer duties will include assisting with set-up/tear-down, athlete check-in, taking vitals, recording information on health habits, health education, athlete recruitment, and more.

College of Pharmacy PSET Seminar Series: Michael Mackey, PhD

Tuesday, March 19, 2024 11:30am
College of Pharmacy Building
The Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics in the College of Pharmacy will host a seminar presented by:  Michael Mackey, PhD Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering College of Engineering University of Iowa All are welcome to attend.