Articles from September 2016

Staff Spotlight: Ian Nguyen

Ian Nguyen is a project manager in the Non-Sterile Products Department at UI Pharmaceuticals. He supervises the production of pharmaceutical preparations under cGMPs, oversees production staff, and provides additional training as needed for specific projects.

In the News: UI Breaks Ground on Pharmacy Building

Donald Letendre, Dean of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, says educating the next generation of leaders in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical science takes more than a rigorous curriculum delivered by top-notch faculty and staff. It also requires a state-of-the-art facility.

Keefe Honored with Osterhaus Medal for Lifetime Achievement

The Osterhaus Medal for Lifetime Achievement is presented annually to one or more individuals who have made extraordinary achievements in the pharmacy profession.

Wakeman Discusses Drug Development Challenges

Joanne Reiland Wakeman, ’02 BS, ’09 PhD, visited the UI College of Pharmacy on Sept. 23. Wakeman is a Chemistry and Manufacturing Controls (CMC) Senior Project Manager for Ardea Biosciences in San Diego, a member of the AstraZeneca Group.

Akers, Decker are 2016 Distinguished Alumni

Michael J. Akers, ’72 PhD, and Christopher J. Decker, ’88 BSPh will be recognized with the 2016 University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumni Awards on Sept. 29, 2016.

Guillory Still Giving Back

After spending 30 years as a UI College of Pharmacy professor, Keith Guillory is still giving back.

College of Pharmacy Set to Recognize Honorary Alumni Awardees

The University of Iowa plans to honor two friends of the college with the 2016 Honorary Alumni Awards on Sept. 29: Melissa Murer Corrigan and Bernard Sorofman.

Leal Urges Students to Say ‘Yes’ to Opportunities, Advocate for the Profession

Pharmacy innovator Sandra Leal, PharmD, MPH, addressed PharmD students at the UI College of Pharmacy today, urging them to seek out their own pioneering paths in the field.