Alumni and Friends News

September 12, 2017
Sawangchan defense
On  Sept. 8, 2017, pharmaceutics graduate student Phawanan Sawangchan successfully defended her thesis to the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics.
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.
June 01, 2017
Rachel Grolmus in Belize with the college in 2017
The Summer 2017 version of HawkScripts Magazine had the theme: From Iowa to the World: The University of Iowa College of Pharmacy impacts the world. In turn the college is shaped by its global connections.
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.

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