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When you have nearly 500 really smart students and more than 40 renowned faculty members all working hard to learn and discover, you have many success stories to tell. And that doesn't even account for the great things our 3,000+ alumni, 700 preceptors and many other supporters are doing in their lives. Learn more about the people and programs here at the College of Pharmacy. Just click on one of the tabs below to read more about our students, research, and accomplishments.

COP alumnus part of military response to Ebola outbreak

Now an Air Force major, COP alumnus Zach Finney recently returned from a mission to Liberia to support the international response to the Ebola outbreak there.

Celebrate with us at Homecoming

It's past time to register for Homecoming! Do it now! Homecoming is this Friday and Saturday - the parade starts at 2 p.m. Saturday.

4 to receive awards during Homecoming

Four outstanding folks, including Kevin Boesen (left), have been selected to receive awards during Homecoming.

Alumnus named CEO of Saudi Arabian medical complex

COP alumnus Hamad Al-Dhewalia, MS in pharmaceutical sciences 1988, has been named chief executive officer of the King Abdullah Medical Complex in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.

Deep Dive Curriculum Review Committee to examine curricular structure

An 18-member "deep dive" committee has been appointed to investigate the UA College of Pharmacy curriculum and how it can be made more effective.

Meet our new employees

We extend a warm Wildcat welcome to employees who have been hired since our last report, including Jenny Lo-Ciganic (left).

SVP rolls out social media guidelines for AHSC units

The office of Senior Vice President for Health Sciences “Skip” Garcia has released new guidelines for all units of the Arizona Health Sciences Center regarding official social media use.

Shave the Date: Dr. Murphy loses his 'stache

Dr. Murphy shaves off his mustache to raise awareness for the Kappa Psi's newest philanthropy, the Movember Foundation. 

Results of Movember men's health initiative announced

Kappa Psi fraternity raised more than $1,500 for its newest philanthropic initiative: "changing the face" of men's health. Steve Dudley (left), Class of 2015, was recognized for having "The Most Awesome ‘Stache of Them All."

Students at UAMC South educate – and learn – through pharmacy publication

Student pharmacists at UAMC-South Campus publish Pharmacy Quarterly, a newsletter addressing questions pharmacists commonly encounter at the hospital. 

UA attends ASCP national conference

Eleven UA student members of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) attended the ASCP Annual Meeting and Exhibition in Orlando, Florida Nov. 5-7. 

COP implements new technology for learning

From self-grading computerized exams, to automatic video lecture recordings and virtual online courses, to distance learning technology reminiscent of Star Wars holography, the College of Pharmacy is entering the future of learning technology.

‘’Tis the Season To Be Poisoned’ display at the Arizona Health Sciences Library through Jan. 9, 2014

A parody of the poem “A Visit from St. Nicholas” by Clement Moore can be seen in “’Tis the Season To Be Poisoned,” a display by the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center now through Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014, in the Arizona Health Sciences Library (AHSL), Java City coffee bar area (Room 2101), 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson.

COP announces online seminars concerning the impact of heterogeneity with drug therapy

The University of Arizona College of Pharmacy announces the availability of four no-cost online seminars that explain why it's important to consider heterogeneity when making healthcare treatment decisions.

Medication Management Center receives URAC Drug Therapy Management accreditation

The University of Arizona Medication Management Center (MMC), a unit of the UA College of Pharmacy, announced today that it has been awarded Drug Therapy Management accreditation from URAC, a Washington, D.C.-based healthcare accrediting organization that establishes quality standards for the healthcare industry. Accreditation is a rigorous and comprehensive evaluation process, and standards cover the essential parts of a DTM business.

Watch out for bites from ‘invisible’ snakes, poison center warns

Experts on venomous creatures at the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center advise gardeners, hikers, youngsters and other citizens to be especially cautious about rattlesnakes in the weeks ahead.

2 assistant professors publish studies about meds & older adults

Two assistant professors in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science (including Jeannie Lee, left) recently had articles published regarding their research examining the relationship between certain medications and community-dwelling older adults. 

Mr. & Ms. Pharmacy 2015 crowned

COP’s chapter of Phi Lambda Sigma held its annual Mr. Pharmacy Competition on Feb. 20, and this year’s competition also featured the first-ever Ms. Pharmacy category.  

ACPE to review COP accreditation in 2016

The Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education will visit COP during the week of Oct. 10-14, 2016 to review the college for continuing accreditation

Happy Valentine's Day from COP

Happy Valentine's Day to and from the College of Pharmacy!

COP in the News: Oct 23, 2014

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

COP in the News: Sept. 29, 2014

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

COP in the News: Aug. 28, 2014

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

COP in the News: May 21, 2014

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

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