Pharmacy Career News

November 19, 2020

David Scott and Josh Formanek, both alumni of the UI College of Pharmacy, completed 1093 pharmacist eCare plans in their first year with Flip the Pharmacy, according to CPESN Iowa. (Photo courtesty of CPESN Iowa).

Community pharmacists across the state and nation are gearing up to give COVID-19 vaccinations early next year, through a pre-existing grassroots network of pharmacists that is gaining steam. University of Iowa College of Pharmacy faculty, graduate students, residents and alumni are helping lead the charge.
April 01, 2020
Brett Faine in the emergency room

Brett Faine

Each shift practicing pharmacy in an emergency room is unique and can change minute to minue, said Brett Faine, '07 PharmD, a clinical assistant professor and emergency medicine clinical pharmacy specialist at UIHC.
March 04, 2020
Jessica Frank
Alumna Jessica Frank forges important relationships that harness technology to improve patients’ healthcare.
March 01, 2020
Farah Towfic, '11 PharmD, works for an organization she strongly values: the United States Pharmacopeia (USP). Based in Rockville, Maryland, USP sets strength, identity, and purity standards of quality for medicines worldwide.
January 06, 2020
Jim Ponto and Nic Mastascusa

Jim Ponto and Nic Mastascusa

Nuclear pharmacists prepare and dispense radioactive drugs in order to find and treat health issues.
September 30, 2019
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Erica Bushaw, '07 PharmD, owns Oelwein Family Pharmacy in Oelwein, Iowa.
September 24, 2019
Beth Young
When Beth Young graduated from Augustana College in Illinois with degrees in chemistry and math, she didn’t foresee a future in pharmacy. But a series of life events and personal encounters eventually led her to the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, where she is pursuing her doctorate degree.
July 23, 2019
Justin Carr
University of Iowa College of Pharmacy graduate Justin Carr works in one of the most high-security prisons in the nation, a place where many inmates are serving life sentences and where some of them scoff at taking pills or improving their health.
February 01, 2019
Brandon Gerleman
Alumnus Brandon Gerleman is a practicing pharmacist at Montross Pharmacy in Winterset in south central Iowa. He values small town living, healthy lifestyles, family, and the power of independent community pharmacists.