Articles from October 2016

Stories of Philanthropy: Class of 1970 Creates Scholarship Fund

The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy class of 1970 has been working to pay it forward to future generations through a class scholarship that is quickly approaching the endowment level of $50,000.

Stories of Philanthropy: Guillory Still Giving Back

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

Students, Alumni Shine at National Meeting

UI College of Pharmacy students and alumni attended the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Annual Meeting Oct. 15-19 in New Orleans. The college’s NCPA student chapter was voted to receive the NCPA Foundation’s National Chapter of the Year Award, and Randy McDonough was named the NCPA 2016 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year.

College of Pharmacy Welcomes Director of Finance

William Wise joined the College of Pharmacy as the new director of finance effective Oct. 10, 2016. In this position, Wise is responsible for planning, administration, and evaluation of the College of Pharmacy’s fiscal activities.

Kennelty Joins College of Pharmacy Faculty

Korey Kennelty, PharmD, MS, PhD, joined the College of Pharmacy as an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, Division of Health Services Research, last month. Her research primarily examines patients’ medication continuity when they transition from the hospital to community care.

College of Pharmacy Addresses Opioid Epidemic

The current opioid epidemic is a complex problem. The state of Iowa is no exception to this epidemic as overdose deaths are quickly on the rise.

In the News: UI Breaks Ground on New Building

Construction has officially started on the new home of the UI College of Pharmacy.

In the News: University of Iowa Breaks Ground on New Pharmacy Building After Long Wait

A crowd of more than 100 — including students clad in white coats and legislative dignitaries — gathered Thursday for an official groundbreaking of the long-awaited $96.