Listening to mentors and trusting his gut guided Nic Mastascusa, '08 PharmD, to a little-known specialty that he is passionate about: Nuclear pharmacy.
"I knew this field was for me the moment I first stepped foot into the nuclear pharmacy in Cedar Rapids that I now manage," said Mastascusa of Hot Shots Nuclear Medicine.
In the Spotlight is an initiative to celebrate the incredibly talented people and teams within the college and to facilitate awareness and understanding of the unique individuals who make up the pharmacy family.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the 2017-2018 flu season proved to be one of the worst in years. Consequently, a pharmacist's role in helping keep our community healthy is more important than ever.
The second annual Discovery Presentation Day was held in late November at the Medical Education Research Facility (MERF) atrium with 28 project listings. The event is a culmination of P3 student research under a previously matched faculty mentor.
Bob and Ann Osterhaus—as well as their large and influential family— are well-known in the pharmacy profession in our state and in our nation. But the legacy family is known in many circles, multiple professions, and in numerous disciplines at the University of Iowa.
Carter, ’78 BSPh, PharmD, has been named the recipient of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s (ACCP) Paul F. Parker Medal—the professional society’s highest honor. He also received a Regents Award for Faculty Excellence from the Iowa Board of Regents earlier this fall.
Elizabeth Chrischilles, '86 PhD, '81 MS, '79 BSPh, and Marilyn, '80 BSPh, and Matthew Osterhaus, '80 BSPh, will be recognized as the UI College of Pharmacy's Distinguished Alumni Award winners during the Osterhaus