Doctor of Pharmacy student Ishaya David promotes public health in his native Nigeria. Read more in Iowa Now about the network he is building with fellow students and professors at Iowa to educate youth in Nigeria about HIV/AIDS and
Dating back to the early days of pharmacy education, the UI College of Pharmacy cultivated pioneers. One of those remarkable leaders was Zada Mary Cooper (1875–1961), who graduated from the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy in 1897, and continued as a faculty member until retiring in 1942.
PharmD students at the UI College of Pharmacy go to great lengths to get out messages that could save lives; they do everything from wearing a kangaroo costume, to having difficult but vital conversations.
With more than 150 people in attendance, the UI College of Pharmacy hosted the Third Annual Zada Cooper Leadership Symposium on May 5. The event started in 2016 as a tribute to Zada Mary Cooper, the first female tenured faculty member in a college of pharmacy in the United States.