Global Initiatives News

April 08, 2019
Michael Parisi-Mercado
Michael Parisi-Mercado—a Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Public Health candidate at the UI College of Pharmacy—has been awarded a Fulbright Research Award in Public Health.
April 04, 2019
Memo of Understanding signing has 4 people sitting at a table with the middle two shaking hands. Sign behind indicates memorandum of understanding
Led by the College of Pharmacy, the University of Iowa will partner with Gulf Medical University, located in the United Arab Emirates, the Daily Iowan reported.
June 19, 2018
Ishaya David
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
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 20, 2017
Jasmine Mangrum, a Doctor of Pharmacy and Masters of Public Health student, was selected as a 2017-18 Fulbright U.S. Student Award Finalist.
February 05, 2016
Jeanine Abrons checks a patient's blood pressure during a health clinic.
In January 2016, Jeanine Abrons, clinical assistant professor in the Division of Applied Clinical Sciences, traveled to Roseau, Dominica. Her visit served many purposes, but mostly centered around a special partnership with Jolly’s Pharmacy, one of the largest private community pharmacies in Dominica.
February 06, 2015
Jeanine Abrons, clinical assistant professor, and UI College of Pharmacy students Serena Lester, Michelle Davids, Shanique Powell, Ashley Kappenman, and Hayley Meyer recently returned from a two-week trip to Dominica, West Indies that is part of a five week advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE).
August 13, 2014
Jake Meyer completed a summer mission trip providing patient care to the community of Kabingo, Uganda.
College of Pharmacy alumnus Pat Keefe, ’69 BSPh, and third-year student Jake Meyer recently completed a summer mission trip providing patient care to the community of Kabingo, Uganda.
March 19, 2014
While many students are off on the beach during spring break, some College of Pharmacy students are working to advance health care in an underserved area. Each year, College of Pharmacy students help to coordinate a service project to de-worm school kids in Xicotepec, Mexico.