Alumni and Friends News

Alumni and Friends News

August 07, 2017
The University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP) has been chosen as a vendor for the National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences (NCATS) contract, “CRO Support for NCATS Drug Product Development, Manufacture, and Stability Studies.”
August 03, 2017
Dale Eric Wurster, PhD, professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Experimental Therapeutics, is the recipient of the Ralph Shangraw Memorial Prize. The award, presented by the International Pharmaceutical Excipients Council (IPEC) Foundation, is bestowed upon a person who has provided outstanding research contributions in the study of excipients or excipient-related technology over a number of years.
July 24, 2017
Bernard Sorofman, who serves as Executive Associate Dean and Professor in the UI College of Pharmacy, studies how different groups of people, such as those who live in poverty and criminal offenders, access medications. His research has done more than garner journal headlines, however—it’s changed state policy and even saved lives.
July 06, 2017
The Iowa Pharmacy Association's annual meeting was held June 16-17, 2017. Numerous UI College of Pharmacy faculty and alumni were recognized for their contributions to advancing pharmacy in Iowa.
July 06, 2017
Michael W. Kelly, ’73 BSPh, ’88 PharmD, ‘89 MS, associate dean for professional education, has received the 2017 College of Pharmacy Award for Teaching Excellence.
July 05, 2017
Family members of Christopher Efobi, '54 BSPh, recently visited from their home in Georgia. When Efobi—their father and grandfather—came from Nigeria to study at the UI College of Pharmacy, they traveled by steamboat.
March 07, 2017
Researchers at the College of Pharmacy were recently issued a patent for their work on a novel and innovative nanoparticle formulation of chemoimmunotherapies for treatment of cancer, "Biodegradable Particulate Formulations."
March 02, 2017
Brett Barker of Nevada, and Gayle Mayer, from Spirit Lake, were appointed to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy. Barker is a 2008 graduate of the College of Pharmacy, who serves on the Genesis Board, and is an adjunct assistant professor. Mayer is an adjunct instructor for the college.
February 28, 2017
The College of Pharmacy Building project is moving forward! The project is currently in the deep foundations stage, which will be completed in March. During this phase, a total of 80 shafts were drilled into bedrock to secure the foundation.
February 10, 2017
Jacob Simmering is a research specialist in the Division of Health Services Research, Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science and a data scientist for UI Health Ventures. He takes questions and data to provide insights into health care services, quality, and effectiveness.

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