The UI College of Pharmacy and UI Graduate College proudly hosted commencement ceremonies yesterday and today for 103 Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) graduates and eight Doctoral Degree (PhD) graduates with a concentration in Pharmacy.
Listening to mentors and trusting his gut guided Nic Mastascusa, '08 PharmD, to a little-known specialty that he is passionate about: Nuclear pharmacy.
"I knew this field was for me the moment I first stepped foot into the nuclear pharmacy in Cedar Rapids that I now manage," said Mastascusa of Hot Shots Nuclear Medicine.
Alumnus Brandon Gerleman is a practicing pharmacist at Montross Pharmacy in Winterset in south central Iowa. He values small town living, healthy lifestyles, family, and the power of independent community pharmacists.
Bob and Ann Osterhaus—as well as their large and influential family— are well-known in the pharmacy profession in our state and in our nation. But the legacy family is known in many circles, multiple professions, and in numerous disciplines at the University of Iowa.
Nicole Brogden, '07 PharmD, PhD, and Farah Towfic, '11 PharmD, have been named the recipients of the 2018 Genesis Award from the UI College of Pharmacy. This award recognizes graduates from the past 15 years who have achieved early distinction in their field.
Donned with hard hats, vests, and safety goggles, 18 members of the Iowa Building Development Committee toured the College of Pharmacy's new building, still under construction, on Thursday, September 20.