Alumni and Friends News

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.
August 08, 2016
It may not feel like it outside, but the University of Iowa’s Homecoming celebrations are just around the corner. This year, the College of Pharmacy’s annual activities will be bigger and more significant than ever, and all alumni, faculty, staff, and friends are encouraged to join the fun!
July 25, 2016
Mary Ann Cull is an administrative services specialist in the College of Pharmacy, serving as the pharmacist reviewer for the PharmD learning ePortfolio reflections, which help students make the connection between their various learning experiences and how they meet the learning outcomes.
July 19, 2016
Emad Wafa and Ali Salem
On  July 19, Emad Wafa successfully defended his master's thesis to the Division of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics. His thesis title was “The Composition of Polyanhydrides Used in Particle-Based Cancer Vaccines Affects the Magnitude of the Antitumor Immune Response.” His advising professor was Aliasger Salem. 
July 18, 2016
Aliasger Salem
Aliasger Salem, Division Head of Pharmaceutics and Translational Therapeutics, Denison Kuruvilla, graduate research assistant, and Sheetal D'mello, graduate research assistant, were part of a team of researchers who recently received a patent for their work entitled, "New Biodegradable Polymers with Sulfenamide Bonds for Drug Delivery Applicatio