Three new certificate programs in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy are open to all undergraduate students in the university who want to pursue careers related to the pharmaceutical sciences upon graduation.
Fourth-year PharmD student, Irene Bae, is excited for her future and planning ahead for what’s beyond pharmacy school. In July 2018, she will begin a two-year, highly sought-after fellowship with Merck & Company, in Philadelphia, PA.
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Sciences Annual Meeting will be held on Nov. 12-15 in San Diego, Calif. A number of the UI College of Pharmacy's graduate students will present posters at the meeting, including:
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.”
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.
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.