Alumni and Friends News

October 16, 2019
Dennis Erb in construction gear in new building
Dennis M. Erb started as the new executive director of University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals in July 2019. His hiring has launched an era of rapid growth in capacity, revenue, and educational opportunities through innovative new business models. Such planned growth, Erb believes, can dramatically improve healthcare for patients.
October 10, 2019
The UI College of Pharmacy Genesis Alumni Award recognizes graduates from the past 15 years who have achieved early distinction in their field. We are honored to announce the recipients for 2019: Monica Fay-Azhar and Scott M. Hynes.
October 01, 2019
Ronald Betts, ’73 MS, PhD, and Ann, ’76 BSPh and Timothy Lehan, ’76 BSPh, will be recognized with the 2019 University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumni Award during the Osterhaus Medal for Lifetime Achievement Symposium and Alumni Aw
September 30, 2019
Pharmacy Counter
Erica Bushaw, '07 PharmD, discusses the joys and challenges of being an entrepreneur. She has owned the Oelwein Family Pharmacy in Oelwein, Iowa since 2014. The cornerstones of the business are a sense of community and patient care.
September 18, 2019
Osterhaus Medal
Lyle D. Bighley and Dennis Helling have been named the 2019 recipients of the Osterhaus Medal for Lifetime Achievement and will be honored at a ceremony during Homecoming festivities in October.
September 12, 2019
Greenwoods
Robert and Cheryl Greenwood have built a successful network of community pharmacies in Iowa, and in doing so, have built a strong relationship with the UI College of Pharmacy. The Greenwoods have offered dozens of pharmacy students community pharmacy experience in their businesses, and have given back to the college in numerous other ways.
July 23, 2019
Justin Carr
University of Iowa College of Pharmacy graduate Justin Carr works in one of the most high-security prisons in the nation, a place where many inmates are serving life sentences and where some of them scoff at taking pills or improving their health.
July 09, 2019
The Norgaard-Berry family

Back row, left to right: Wendy Olinyk (Alicia's mother), Sue Berry (Alyssa's mother), Matt Berry (Alyssa's father); Zach Berry (Alyssa's brother), and Alicia Berry.
Middle row: Riley Svec (Alyssa's fiancé), Alyssa Berry, Steve Ihrcke (Alyssa's uncle); Nancy Toth (Alicia's and Alyssa's grandmother), and Rev. John Toth (Alicia's and Alyssa's grandfather).
Front row: Jerre Ihrcke (Alyssa's grandmother) and Ray Ihrcke (Alyssa's grandfather).

July 02, 2019
Connolly
Congratulations to the following individuals who were recognized by their colleagues and peers for contributions to patient care, community involvement, professional commitment, and leadership at the 2019 Iowa Pharmacy Association Annual Meeting. • Connie Connolly, ’92 BSPh, 2019-2020 President

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