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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.

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. 

MMC holds 'national' costume contest

 The Medication Management Center and its business entities across the country teamed up for a friendly long-distance costume contest.

COP professor leads valley fever drug study

Here with the wind: Valley fever is spread by blowing dust. David Nix, a professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, is the principal investigator on a new clinical study of a valley fever drug.

HOPE Center seminar demystifies statistics

Jason Hurwitz of the HOPE Center leads a free weekly seminar titled "Introduction to Data Analysis, Research Design, and Statistics” for AHSC clinical residents.

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.

COP students participate in All Souls Procession

Four COP students participated in this year's All Souls Procession AIDS Education and Awareness AIDS ribbon to raise awareness about the effects of HIV/AIDS in early November. 

UA chapter attends APhA-ASP Midyear Regional Meeting

More than 30 UA College of Pharmacy students attended the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Student Pharmacists Midyear Regional Meeting in Scottsdale from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. Aaron Leyba (left) was recognized as an outstanding member from the UA chapter.

‘’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.

COP in the News: Jan. 26, 2015

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

New magazine on its way

A team from Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center at COP is creating a new magazine called Indigenous Stewards as part of a Native Environmental Health Stories project. 

Saudi Arabia Cultural Mission administrators visit college

Two administrators from the Saudi Arabia Cultural Mission (including Adel Bashatah, left) visited the College of Pharmacy in early December to discuss present and future programs.

FYI for COP: Dec. 16, 2014

Don't look now, but it's time for the annual employee appreciation holiday luncheon again! Learn about plans for the festivities in this edition of FYI, as well as about the new AHSC Clinical Data Warehouse, a new section of the COP website that contains information on PharmD senior research projects, changes to biosketch requirements for NIH and AHRQ grant applications, an updated UA online directory and an invitation to submit grant information for publication in the Bulletin.

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.

COP in the News: May 5, 2014

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