College of Pharmacy

woman getting blood pressure checked

Pharmacists help patients with hypertension

Studies show medical teams with pharmacists helped patients control blood pressure
Patients with hypertension benefit from interacting with a medical team that includes a pharmacist. Two studies showed pharmacist-included care teams delivered more hands-on and tailored medication regimens to patients, which yielded more effective blood-pressure control results than for those patients who did not have a pharmacist on hand.
student conducting research in lab setting

Shaping several generations of scientists

Summer high school research program makes UI ‘feel like home’
Just like her mom almost 30 years ago, Alexandra Chan is immersed in hands-on research on the University of Iowa campus. Chan is one of nearly 40 high school students from across the nation and globe participating in a rigorous, five-week summer residential research opportunity, the Secondary Student Training Program.

Honors Wurster receives alum award from Purdue

Dale Wurster, professor of pharmaceutical sciences and experimental therapeutics in the UI College of Pharmacy, was recognized earlier this spring with a Distinguished Alumni Award from Purdue University.
Don Anderson mentors Max Otoadese through the Secondary Student Training Program.

KCRG UI summer program gives hands-on research experience to high school students

Max Otoadese is one of 39 high school students from across the state, nation, and world pursuing hands-on science at the UI this summer, thanks to the College of Education Belin-Blank Center's Secondary Student Training Program. The rigorous, five-week residential research program also provides 3 semester hours of college credit.

UI studies impact of marijuana on driving

First-of-its-kind study at University of Iowa's National Advanced Driving Simulator shows how marijuana and marijuana with alcohol impact driving
A new study conducted at the University of Iowa’s National Advanced Driving Simulator has found drivers who use alcohol and marijuana together weave more on a virtual roadway than drivers who use either substance independently. However, the cocktail of alcohol and marijuana does not double the effect of the impairment.
Graduates take photo in front of the Old Capitol.

Celebrating commencement

Sights and sounds from spring 2015 commencement weekend
This past weekend, thousands of UI students were joined by faculty, staff, and families as they celebrated their educational milestone at commencement ceremonies around campus.
Students in cap and gown at graduation

University of Iowa graduates to celebrate commencement

Ceremonies begin May 14; wrap in early June
About 5,100 University of Iowa students will mark educational milestones as they receive their degrees at spring 2015 commencement ceremonies. Ceremonies begin Thursday, May 14, with the College of Pharmacy commencement and end Friday, June 5, with the College of Dentistry. All other ceremonies will be held May 15-16.

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