Articles from May 2015

Towncrest Pharmacy Honored for Longevity, Excellence

On Wednesday, May 20, Towncrest Pharmacy was recognized by the Iowa City Chamber of Commerce for the Roots Award.

Witry Receives Study Grant

It is fairly common for people prescribed medications for long-term health problems to skip doses, modify doses or otherwise change medications in ways their doctor never intended.
Posed photo of PhD graduates and faculty members at commencement

PhD Graduates Honored at Commencement

The UI College of Pharmacy celebrated its PhD graduates during the annual Graduate College Commencement on May 15.

University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Celebrates Class of 2015

On May 14, 2015, the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy conferred Doctor of Pharmacy degrees on 108 graduates in its annual commencement ceremony.

NCPA Wins Hawkeye Award

The College of Pharmacy student chapter of the National Community Pharmacists Association has received a prestigious Hawkeye Award for “Most Promising New Student Organization.

Doucette Invention Honored

William Doucette, PhD, professor and head of the division of Health Services Research, was recently honored by the University of Iowa Research Foundation with a 2014 Inventor Award.

Wurster Recognized as Distinguished Alumnus

Dale Wurster was recognized last month with a Distinguished Alumni Award from Purdue University.

McDanel Named Master Preceptor

Deanna McDanel has been named among the nation’s best pharmacy preceptors. The American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy recently announced the selection of eight individuals to their Master Preceptor Recognition Program. These pharmacy professionals exemplify dedication and commitment to excellence in experiential education and professional practice.

Urick Named Outstanding Teaching Assistant

Ben Urick, a graduate student in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, was selected as a recipient of the Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award by the University of Iowa.