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Six PharmD students (including Kaitlyn Skulkan, left) participated in the inaugural UAHS CLARION Interprofessional Case Competition on March 10.

In today's FYI, learn about upcoming biomedical research symposia, road closures, streaming video of the Feb. 18 Coit Seminar, updates to recent Bulletin stories and the last Coit Seminar of the academic year.

This issue of "In the Spotlight" features amazing PharmCats Cyf Ramos-Colón (left), Sierra Fung, Sarah Huynh, Mika Jankowski, Rick Lasica and Monica Malapit, Angela Kaitschuck, Sandy Lee, Farah Raheem, Supranee Soontornprueksa, Kelvin Tran, Dan Massey, Robert Pittman, Holly Van Lew, Brian Erstad and Heidi Mansour.

How can pharmacists help older adults who have trouble sleeping? Jeannie Lee has some answers. 

Three entrepreneurially-minded students of the PharmD class of 2017 have developed LinkX, a tool to help patients find the medication they need. 

The College of Pharmacy's National Advisory Board met at the college March 4 with the goal of answering the question, “What will be the role of the NAB in the College of Pharmacy by 2017?”

The Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center received a grant from the Marshall Foundation that will allow the center to upgrade its all-important phone system. 

COP's chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma held its annual Mr. & Ms. Pharmacy competition on Feb. 19. Guess who won?

See how lucky you are with this timely trick question.

Heidi M. Mansour, PhD, assistant professor at UA COP, is working to develop advanced dry powder inhalers to treat and prevent pulmonary diseases. 

Deborah McKean, MS toxicology 1984, works with the EPA to lead and advise cleanup of hazardous waste sites, including the Libby Superfund asbestos contamination in Montana. Photo by United States Environmental Protection Agency. 

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

Meet the newest members of the College of Pharmacy family!

The college and Tucson Parks and Recreation jointly hosted the annual El Rio Health Fair, which this year drew approximately 500 people. Watch the video!

Guess what. IPSF wants to suck your blood again (for a good cause). And there's more to learn about in today's FYI: opportunities to nominate outstanding people for awards, seminars and webinars to attend, a change in Homecoming 2016 dates and a "grad-only" gym at the UA Rec Center. Don't miss any of it!

Several groups of pharmacy students and faculty from Japan are visiting UA COP this spring semester. Mai Yokota, a pharmacy student from Kobe Gakuin University (left), was among them.

Members of the COP chapter of the International Pharmaceutical Students' Federation helped lead the Arizona Global Health Conference 2016 on Jan. 16.

COP's student chapter of the National Community Pharmacists Association participates in the American Lung Association's Open Airways for Schools program.

COPers rock! Check out our latest superstars, including PharmD student Supranee Soontornprueksa (left).

Due to the recent news reports of Zika virus infection, MotherToBaby Arizona and the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center have put together helpful answers to common questions.