Research News

October 16, 2019
Dennis Erb in construction gear in new building
Dennis M. Erb started as the new executive director of University of Iowa Pharmaceuticals in July 2019. His hiring has launched an era of rapid growth in capacity, revenue, and educational opportunities through innovative new business models. Such planned growth, Erb believes, can dramatically improve healthcare for patients.
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.
August 30, 2019
Linnea Polgreen
What causes some people to eat more than others? 
August 08, 2019
Kate Bowman and Dr. Jonathan Doorn in his laboratory

Kate Bowman—a visiting student from Colorado Mesa University—and Professor Jonathan Doorn are pictured in the laboratory in summer of 2019. Bowman conducted research at the UI College of Pharmacy as part of the Biomedical Scholars Summer Undergraduate Research Program. She joined via the program’s connection with the Human Toxicology graduate program.

Undergraduate and high school students have been conducting research in the college this summer.
August 05, 2019
Fall hazard sign
Researchers from the Colleges of Pharmacy and Public Health have received a $3 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to conduct a four-year study examining falls of elderly people.
June 21, 2019
Three College of Pharmacy members were issued patents for their work in 2018.
June 17, 2019
Jonathan Doorn
Jonathan Doorn has received the 2019 College of Pharmacy Award for Teaching Excellence.
June 05, 2019
Arturo
Arturo Aguirre will soon earn a PhD in Pharmacy from the UI College of Pharmacy. He plans to use his advanced expertise in a specific type of chemistry to improve lives through creative, team-based science.
May 23, 2019
The UI College of Pharmacy's 210,000-square-foot facility—scheduled to open to students in early 2020—was designed to foster collaboration and community.
April 29, 2019
Health Sciences Research Day, sponsored by the Carver College of Medicine, College of Pharmacy, Institute for Clinical and Translational Science and VA Health System Research Day, was held on Saturday, April 27 at the Iowa Memorial Uni

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