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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.

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.

Educator-clinician-leader Charles Daniels loves life

For Charles Daniels, the time between ending his stint as a pharmacy student at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy in 1975 and working now at University of California-San Diego has been filled with good memories.

COP grad completes residency, plans wedding

Since graduating from the College of Pharmacy in 2012, Libby Giesler has continued her education by going into residency programs. After two years of advanced learning, she is now ready to launch her career and make big changes in her personal life.

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.

Faculty member leads development of CE course

Terri Warholak, associate professor, served as the lead developer and as an author of the Pharmacy Quality Alliance’s new Educating Pharmacists in Quality (EPIQ) program, a self-contained continuing education resource for pharmacists.

4 to receive awards during Homecoming

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

College mourns loss of respected long-time faculty member

The college and the world lost respected, long-time faculty member Professor Paul Nolan Sept. 4, 2014.

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. 

Phoenix PharmD cohort program welcomes applicants

Want to go to pharmacy school in Phoenix? If you're a second-year UA PharmD student, you may apply until Nov. 14.

NCPA chapter to host 2nd charity golf tournament

The NCPA student chapter is hosting its second annual charity golf tournament in November. 

Check out our Pharmacy Day on the Mall video!

AphA-ASP held its annual Pharmacy Day on the Mall on Oct. 1

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.

College of Pharmacy leads national effort to improve drug warning systems

A research team at the UA College of Pharmacy, headed by Professor Dan Malone, is leading a national initiative to improve drug-drug interaction (DDI) alert systems.

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. 

Skin disease drug finally wins approval

A synthetic hormone developed years ago by UA faculty, including COP alumnus Robert Dorr (left), can now be marketed in Europe, and U.S. approval will be sought next.

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.

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

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

COP in the News: April 9, 2014

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

COP in the News: March 24, 2014

COP in the News keeps you up to date on stories about the College of Pharmacy in the media. Venomous creatures and pills brought the reporters to the poison center several times recently.

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