Articles from June 2021

Brad Gilchrist leads a building tour

Brad Gilchrist Named Staff of the Year

Building Coordinator Bradley Gilchrist has earned the inaugural College of Pharmacy Staff of the Year Award.
General Perna and Farah Towfic

PharmD Graduate Praised by Four-Star General for Vaccine Work

In her role as Director of CEO Operations at U.S. Pharmacopeia (USP), Farah Towfic, '11 PharmD, led the development of handling guidelines for frontline healthcare workers tasked with vaccinating Americans against Covid-19.
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Faculty Accomplishments and Contributions Honored with Promotions

Promotions are an official confirmation of a faculty member's academic accomplishments and the value of their contributions in their respective fields.
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UI Pharmaceuticals Awarded New NIH Contract to Manufacture Parent Nucleoside of Remdesivir

UI Pharmaceuticals has been awarded a National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) contract, “Dosage Form Development, Manufacture, and Stability Studies of GS-441524” by the Office of Logistics and Office of Administration at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Jackson Russo

PhD Student Researches the Pain Relief Potential of Poloxamers

Research conducted by fourth-year Pharmaceutics graduate student, Jackson Russo, investigates alternative treatments for chronic wounds like bedsores and diabetic ulcers.
Bill Signing SF 296 (from IPA FB) - Brittany Nguyen

PharmD Student Witnesses Bill Signing Providing Iowans Better Access to Healthcare

“Test and Treat” is the term given to a new law signed by Governor Kim Reynolds on May 19, 2021. This newly signed legislation (SF 296) will allow patients six years and older to enter their local pharmacy and receive testing to determine whether they have the flu, strep, or COVID-19.