College of Pharmacy

Honors Petersen honored for Leishmaniasis study

A paper co-authored by Christine Petersen, professor of epidemiology in the College of Public Health, has been selected for publication in WorldLeish-6, a collection of research papers about the parasitic disease Leishmaniasis.
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Stand by me

Mentorship helps pharmacy students make connections
Every student accepted into the University of Iowa PharmD program is assigned three mentors—peer, faculty, and professional—to provide guidance, advice, and assistance from a real-world point of view.
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UI breaks ground on pharmacy building

New $96.3 million facility will help secure UI’s place as one of the nation’s elite pharmacy programs
On Thursday, Sept. 29, the UI will officially break ground on a new $96.3 million pharmacy building that will feature cutting-edge research laboratories, innovative technology, and collaborative learning spaces.
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Pharmacy grads reap residency benefits

UI College of Pharmacy grads securing highly sought-after residencies
Ninety percent of graduates from the UI College of Pharmacy landed the residencies they wanted in 2016. That's well above the national average of 68 percent, according to the American Society of Health System Pharmacists. Completing these competitive residencies will improve the graduates' chances of securing the jobs they want.

UI sees increase in federal support of research, scholarship in fiscal year 2016

Federal support of University of Iowa research and scholarship increased 4 percent in fiscal year 2016, with substantial gains from both the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and National Science Foundation (NSF). Federal research funding increased $8.5 million over FY15, from $231.9 million to $240.4 million.
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How can microneedles help older adults?

Brogden researches better ways to deliver medicine
Nicole Brogden, assistant professor in the University of Iowa College of Pharmacy, researches better ways to deliver medicine through older adults’ skin. Read on to find out how microneedles could make administering medication easier.