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Kaitlyn Skulkan, PharmD Class of 2016, competed with other UAHS students in the National CLARION Interprofessional Case Competition April 15-16 in Minneapolis.

Read about seven fourth-year COP PharmD students who have published or presented research in various academic journals this year.

Are you considering options for pharmacy school? Watch this VIDEO to find out why you should apply here.

Thanks again to three employees who were recognized with awards April 19 for their meaningful contributions to the College of Pharmacy and to one who was nominated, to a staffer who was recognized by Lo Que Pasa and her director, and to four students who volunteered to appear in a new recruiting video for the PharmD program. And congrats to Laurence Hurley on his recent award!

Kate Johnson coordinates an interprofessional education rotation at the Medication Management Center that helps students learn to communicate and collaborate with other health professionals.

COP in the News keeps you up to date on stories about the College of Pharmacy in the media. 

The nominations are in for the college’s 2016 Awards for Excellence, and the committee of judges has been hard at work reviewing the packets. Read about the nominees in this story. 

April 8 was a special day for the Class of 2017: for the first time, they formally donned the long white coats that symbolize their profession, marking the end of their classroom training and the beginning of their clinical rotations.

Several COP faculty members and employees participated in a recent faculty development workshop titled “Advancing the Future of Healthcare through Interprofessional Learning.” 

Janet Cooley, director of experiential education for the COP and assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, has been appointed as the college’s associate interprofessional education director. 

The academic year may be nearing its close, but there still is plenty going on here! Find out about the upcoming picnic, a final blood drive, a new video featuring Sid Patanwala's class, an upcoming international dinner, a "prodrug" developed at UA, 3D scanning, a foundation started by a COP alumnus to support mental health research, and how to view last week's Coit Seminar. Told you - we're still hopping!

A COP team is one of 20 competitors to advance the second round of the ACCP Clinical Research Challenge. 

Today we honor alumnus Norton Goldberg and soon-to-be graduates Bradley Bingham (left), Raina Lad and Douglas Lee-Chan.

On April 2, the UA chapter of APhA-ASP hosted the first QUAD Olympics event. 

Thirty-seven graduating UA COP students matched with PGY1 residency programs and postgraduate fellowships, and 10 alumni will enter PGY2 residency programs. COP students had an overall acceptance rate above the national average. Hanna Phan (left) founded the Residency-Fellowship Preparation Program at COP.

In today's issue, you'll learn about the latest America's Best Graduate School rankings, the UA4Food drive, Kappa Psi collecting clothes for Big Brothers Big Sisters and a new report that forecasts potential changes in demand for and supply of pharmacists and pharmacy technicians over the next five years.

A trio of COP events - the Coit Seminar, the Phi Lambda Sigma Spring Leadership Conference and the White Coat Ceremony - are coming up April 7 and 8.

The College of Pharmacy has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy, which recognizes significant institutional commitment to addressing unmet community needs through education, practice and research.

COP in the News keeps you up to date on stories about the College of Pharmacy in the media.

The Medication Management Center in Phoenix has moved its call center from its previous home on the Phoenix Biomedical Campus to a new location near Camelback Road and 19th Avenue.