Alumni and Friends News

July 02, 2013
Mary Koerperick, ’77 BSPh, is a mentor for a handful of current University of Iowa College of Pharmacy students. “It’s a great way for the students to form a network, and to keep us ‘old’ people young!” said Koerperick. “I consider them my Rx kids.”
May 02, 2013
On May 1, over 70 College of Pharmacy students gathered for a dinner with Dean Donald Letendre to celebrate the peer mentorships that help establish a support system within the college.
April 25, 2013
This week, the Iowa House of Representatives passed legislation that includes necessary funds to break ground on a new College of Pharmacy building. This legislation will now move to the Senate for its consideration.
April 16, 2013
In November 2012, Todd and Jon Thompson (both BSPh ’98) made Iowa history by opening the first true tele-pharmacy in the state, utilizing TelePharm technology. TelePharm was recently featured in the Corridor Business Journal.
March 12, 2013
Representatives from the College of Pharmacy attended the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting and Exposition in Los Angeles, March 1-4.
February 07, 2013
Dennis Helling
University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Executive Leadership Board member, Dennis Helling, will receive the 2013 Remington Honor Medal.
January 01, 2013
Keith Guillory was featured in a Winter 2013 HawkScripts article entitled "For Guillory, College of Pharmacy is Home."
November 05, 2012
College of Pharmacy alumni Todd and Jon Thompson (both BSPh ’98) recently made Iowa history by opening the first true tele-pharmacy in the state.
July 31, 2012
Matthew Osterhaus
The American Pharmacists Association members recently elected Matthew Osterhaus, '80 BSPh, FASCP, FAPhA, as President-elect. Osterhaus co-owns and operates Osterhaus Pharmacy in Maquoketa, Iowa. He is an APhA Trustee, serving on the Finance and Government Affairs Committees.
July 23, 2012
William Doucette, PhD, College of Pharmacy professor and head of the division of health services research has been named the recipient of the Deborah K. Veale Professorship in Healthcare Policy. This professorship aims to “actively involve the pharmacy profession in the creation of health care policies that will benefit our practice settings as well as our patients,” according to Debbie Veale.