John Swegle, PharmD, associate professor (clinical) was recently installed as president of the Iowa Pharmacy Association (IPA) for the 2014-2015 term. Dr. Swegle began his pharmaceutical career after receiving his Bachelor of Science in Pharmacy from Drake University.
On April 2, a handful of students, faculty, and administrators from the College of Pharmacy – including Dean Donald Letendre – were among the nearly 200 University of Iowa representatives on hand at the annual Hawkeye Caucus Day at the Iowa State Capitol in Des Moines.
Michelle Fravel, PharmD, BCPS, has been chosen as the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Teacher of the Year. Fravel, a 2006 graduate of the college, has always been drawn to healthcare professions.
University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals (UIP) was recently featured in a Quad Cities newscast about Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, a genetic disease that affects approximately one in 3,500 boys. UIP has a contract with Halo Therapeutics to manufacture HT100, a potential therapy for Duchenne.