Alumni and Friends News

July 11, 2014
John Swegle
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.
April 08, 2014
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.
December 03, 2013
Nicole Brogden
Dr. Nicole Brogden, an associate in the UI College of Pharmacy, has received a statewide Women of Innovation award in the category of Research Innovation and Leadership.
October 08, 2013
On Friday, October 4, six of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy’s alumni and friends were honored during the annual recognition dinner.
September 30, 2013
On Thursday, October 3, the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy will celebrate its third endowed professorship in as many years.
September 16, 2013
Michelle A Fravel
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.
August 26, 2013
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.
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.

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