Guadalupe "Lupe" Chavez has learned from experience that you sometimes have to pave your own path to success. Iowa Magazine recently featured her pursuit of the American dream at the University of Iowa.
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.
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.
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.