Articles from August 2016

Genesis Award Recipients Named

The UI College of Pharmacy has announced the 2016 recipients of the Genesis Award: Deanna McDanel, ’01 PharmD, and Francisco Velázquez, ’03 PhD.

Staff Spotlight: Holly Lauer

Holly Lauer is an administrative services coordinator in External Relations. Some of her main duties include updating the building monitors/kiosks, creating events on the College of Pharmacy website, taking photos at events and assisting with collegiate event planning.

Professional Engagement Launches 2016-2017 Academic Year

The 110 students in the UI College of Pharmacy class of 2020 are spending their first week participating in a host of professional engagement activities.

Graduate Students Join College of Pharmacy

On Aug. 15, the UI College of Pharmacy welcomed 13 new graduate students to its programs. These students are pursuing advanced degrees in Clinical Pharmaceutical Sciences (CPS), Medicinal and Natural Products Chemistry (MNPC), Pharmaceutical Socioeconomics (PSE), and Pharmaceutics.

College of Pharmacy Announces Teacher, Preceptor Excellence Awardees

​​​​​​​Michelle Fravel, ’06 PharmD, was selected as the recipient of the 2016 College of Pharmacy Award for Teaching Excellence. Fravel is a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy with primary teaching roles in Therapeutics, Foundations of Pharmacy Practice and the Pharmacy Practice Lab series.

Join the UI College of Pharmacy for Homecoming!

It may not feel like it outside, but the University of Iowa’s Homecoming celebrations are just around the corner. This year, the College of Pharmacy’s annual activities will be bigger and more significant than ever, and all alumni, faculty, staff, and friends are encouraged to join the fun!

Alumnus Provides Gold Medal Care

When the 2016 Summer Olympics opened, some of the athletes had a UI College of Pharmacy alumnus to thank for helping them on the road to Rio. Dean Collier, ’87 BSPh, ’91 PharmD, recently used his expertise as the team pharmacist for the U.S. Olympic Swim Trials in Omaha, Neb.

College of Pharmacy Grad Program Receives Commendable Rating

The results of the UI Graduate Education Task Force’s review of PhD programs conducted during the academic year 2015-2016 were recently released. The College of Pharmacy’s graduate program received a “commendable” rating, citing several strong attributes.