Pharmacy Practice and Science News

Pharmacy Practice and Science News

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.
March 02, 2017
Brett Barker of Nevada, and Gayle Mayer, from Spirit Lake, were appointed to the Iowa Board of Pharmacy. Barker is a 2008 graduate of the College of Pharmacy, who serves on the Genesis Board, and is an adjunct assistant professor. Mayer is an adjunct instructor for the college.
January 10, 2017
Colleen Gross-Advani is the coordinator of the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences at the College of Pharmacy. She administers the Introductory Pharmacy Practice Experiences (IPPEs) in the first three years of the curriculum, and coordinates scheduling for all four years of experiential  education.
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 11, 2016
Korey Kennelty, PharmD, MS, PhD, joined the College of Pharmacy as an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, Division of Health Services Research, last month. Her research primarily examines patients’ medication continuity when they transition from the hospital to community care.
October 06, 2016
The current opioid epidemic is a complex problem. The state of Iowa is no exception to this epidemic as overdose deaths are quickly on the rise. There is a steady increase of abuse and misuse of prescription opioids as well as heroin and injection drug use. 
October 03, 2016
The new home of the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy is set to be finished in 2020 and construction has officially started. The new building will be located on the site of the old Quadrangle Residence Hall, which was demolished this summer, and will be home to pharmacy students by 2020.
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.
October 01, 2016
Mary Schroeder's research was featured in a Fall 2016 HawkScripts article.
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.

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