The COP chapter of the College of Psychiatric and Neurologic Pharmacists, founded by Brittney Dewey, Class of 2017 (left), has had an eventful and successful first year.

Family and friends joined together on a sunny Tucson day to celebrate the graduation of the Class of 2016 and newly minted PhDs.

Members of the PharmD Class of 2016 presented the research projects that they've been working on for the past 18 months.

In this issue of FYI, find faculty members getting "pied," see the UA College of Pharmacy wearing clown noses to raise money for childhood poverty, watch a Coit Seminar on streaming video, find your way to a hands-on workshop for the i2b2 database and learn about construction around UA Health Sciences. 

Medication Management Center employees and other COP affiliates received awards at a new annual research fair co-hosted by El Rio Community Health Center and The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education.

UA pharmacy residents are educating senior citizens on fall prevention this "Trauma Awareness Month."

Class of 2016 PharmD students and College of Pharmacy faculty members were recognized for outstanding performance at the COP senior luncheon May 11 at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center.

Congratulations to three students who took second place in the inaugural AACP Clinical Research Challenge, the associate professor who has been approved as a fellow of the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the preceptor who was voted "Best Quality Improvement Preceptor of 2015-2016."

The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center participated in two seminars at the College of Medicine – Phoenix in April. 

Learn about the various types of professionals who train at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center. 

Do you know which colors represent the UA health sciences at graduation? 

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

Share the 2016 COP End-of-the-Year Picnic festivities by reading about award winners and watching this fun video.

Phi Delta Chi raised about $400 for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital with their annual softball tournament. 

The fund to help COP PharmD students travel abroad grew much fatter following the annual International Dinner sponsored by IPSF.

A number of COP employees recently either passed important service anniversaries or are retiring. Michael Mayersohn (left) is retiring after more than 40 years of service to the college.

In this issue of FYI, find an invitation to our graduating PharmDs' senior project poster presentation, an announcement of a new startup company that has licensed technology to treat depression, information about AzPA's upcoming 2016 Annual Conference, a call for award nominations for top health and medical leaders, an invite to a "pie party," an update on Kappa Psi's clothing drive for Big Brothers Big Sisters, a reminder for news interviewees and a tip if you are feeling down.

How well do you know the state of Arizona?

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.