Alumni and Friends News

October 18, 2016
UI College of Pharmacy students and alumni attended the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Annual Meeting Oct. 15-19 in New Orleans. The college’s NCPA student chapter was voted to receive the NCPA Foundation’s National Chapter of the Year Award, and Randy McDonough was named the NCPA 2016 Willard B. Simmons Independent Pharmacist of the Year.
October 17, 2016
William Wise joined the College of Pharmacy as the new director of finance effective Oct. 10, 2016. In this position, Wise is responsible for planning, administration, and evaluation of the College of Pharmacy’s fiscal activities.
October 03, 2016
Construction has officially started on the new home of the UI College of Pharmacy.
October 03, 2016
A crowd of more than 100 — including students clad in white coats and legislative dignitaries — gathered Thursday for an official groundbreaking of the long-awaited $96.3 million project that will replace the 55-year-old pharmacy facilities which sits just east of the UI Hospitals and Clinics.
September 26, 2016
Donald Letendre, Dean of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, says educating the next generation of leaders in pharmacy practice and pharmaceutical science takes more than a rigorous curriculum delivered by top-notch faculty and staff. It also requires a state-of-the-art facility.
September 16, 2016
Michael J. Akers, ’72 PhD, and Christopher J. Decker, ’88 BSPh will be recognized with the 2016 University of Iowa College of Pharmacy Distinguished Alumni Awards on Sept. 29, 2016.
September 14, 2016
After spending 30 years as a UI College of Pharmacy professor, Keith Guillory is still giving back. Guillory recently shared why continued involvement as an emeritus professor and a donor is so important to him.
September 08, 2016
The University of Iowa plans to honor two friends of the college with the 2016 Honorary Alumni Awards on Sept. 29: Melissa Murer Corrigan and Bernard Sorofman. 
August 30, 2016
The UI College of Pharmacy has announced the 2016 recipients of the Genesis Award: Deanna McDanel, ’01 PharmD, and Francisco Velázquez, ’03 PhD. This award honors graduates of the past 15 years who have achieved early distinction in their field.