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February 20, 2017
Elizabeth Chrischilles, '79 BSPh, '81 MS, '86 PhD, has been appointed the head of the University of Iowa Department of Epidemiology, in the College of Public Health. Her appointment begins July 1, 2017.
February 10, 2017
Jacob Simmering is a research specialist in the Division of Health Services Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and a data scientist for UI Health Ventures. He takes questions and data to provide insights into health care services, quality, and effectiveness.
February 06, 2017
The University of Iowa Foundation's "For Iowa. Forever More: The Campaign for the University of Iowa" concludes as the most successful fundraising campaign in the history of the university and the state of Iowa.
January 20, 2017
The UI College of Pharmacy is launching its first certificate program, the Palliative Care Certificate, within the Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) program beginning this spring semester.
January 10, 2017
Colleen Gross-Advani is the coordinator of the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences at the College of Pharmacy. She administers the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) in the first three years of the curriculum, and coordinates scheduling for all four years of experiential  education.
December 20, 2016
United States Public Health Service Capt. Valerie Jensen, ’90 BSPh, leads efforts to prevent and address drug shortages through the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
December 17, 2016
When the University of Iowa Graduate College celebrated its commencement on Dec. 16, five College of Pharmacy students were among those recognized. The commencement was held at Hancher Auditorium, and was attended by friends, family, and mentors of the graduates.
December 14, 2016
The American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) at the UI College of Pharmacy once again coordinated an Operation Immunization campaign this fall. This initiative is designed to increase the public’s knowledge about immunizations while increasing the number of adults receiving vaccinations. 
December 09, 2016
The UI College of Pharmacy is excited to be part of a new, collaborative UI Summer Health Professions Education Program (SHPEP) launching next summer. The UI recently received a $415,000 grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to host the program, and is one of 13 schools where the program will be offered.
December 07, 2016
Randi Betts is a quality and operational improvement coordinator for University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP). As part of the quality team, he receives raw materials used in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical products. The team samples the materials for analysis and hold them in quarantine until approved for use.

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