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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, 1,000 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.

Scholarship luncheon thanks donors, celebrates students

Friends and students of the college gathered Sept. 18 to honor the many benefactors who make scholarships and fellowships possible (including Betty Fink, left), as well as COP students selected for the awards.

UA College of Pharmacy to launch Phoenix program

Beginning Fall Semester 2016, a cadre of students enrolled in the University of Arizona PharmD program will take three years of their classroom studies in Phoenix.

On the road to success with COP’s 2015 grads

The 2015 graduates of the College of Pharmacy have begun their “real lives” after receiving their degrees May 15. What paths did they choose?

PharmCats sweep recognition at AzPA meeting

Four great employees of the Medication Management Center are among the 11 people with affiliations to the UA College of Pharmacy who left the Arizona Pharmacy Association meeting in June with new awards.

Once a role model, always a role model; Bertsch named Rookie Preceptor of the Year

In only four short years since he graduated from the UA College of Pharmacy, Matthew Bertsch has earned his stripes as a preceptor. 

Rotators, fellows gain experience at poison center

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

College celebrates at end-of-year picnic

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

Meet your Awards for Excellence nominees

The nominations are in for the college’s 2016 Awards for Excellence, and the committee of judges has been hard at work reviewing the packets. Read about the nominees in this story. 

Students' project wins research award

A Class of 2017 COP student represented his team and their project at the Annual CPNP Meeting. Their project beat out fellows and residents to win the Research Trainee Award. 

CPNP completes its first year

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.

Seniors present research projects

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

Students, faculty acknowledged at senior awards luncheon

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.

MotherToBaby Arizona urges pregnant women to eat, drink wisely during holidays

MotherToBaby Arizona is the new name for the free and confidential statewide public service that provides up-to-date information about the possible effects that drugs, chemicals, viruses and other exposures may have on a developing baby during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This unit of the Arizona Poision and Drug Information Center is alerting pregnant women to be cautious about the foods and beverages they sample at upcoming holiday parties. 

Arizona poison center issues tips to prevent food poisoning at holiday gatherings

“By being careful how you prepare and store food, you often can avoid offering food poisoning a seat at your table,” says Keith Boesen, PharmD, CSPI, director of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center in the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy.

Associate professor of pharmacy named geriatrician of the year

Each year, the Arizona Geriatrics Society recognizes and honors exemplary and outstanding health care professionals who are passionate about caring for older adults and have made significant contributions in the field of geriatric medicine or gerontology. This year, Jeannie Lee received the honor.

Watch out for baby snakes

Baby rattlers are born in July and August in Arizona. They are small and do not have a rattle - so it is possible to receive a bite without realizing you have encountered a snake.

Dean's Message

Rick Schnellmann joined the UA College of Pharmacy as dean Aug. 1. In this first Bulletin since his arrival, he shares a few thoughts with employees and students. 

UA COP brings home Weaver Award

The UA COP received the Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award at the 2016 American Association of College of Pharmacy Annual Meeting.

Grants: Aug. 23, 2016

Learn about College of Pharmacy faculty's new research projects and the grants to fund them.

College alters admissions calendar, qualifications

The college’s Admissions Committee decided to make two significant changes this fall, one affecting when we admit applicants to the doctor of pharmacy program and another expanding who qualifies for admission.

COP in the News: Nov. 24, 2015

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

COP in the News: Nov. 10 , 2015

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

COP in the News: Oct. 27, 2015

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

COP in the News: Oct. 7, 2015

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

Originally posted: August 29, 2013
Last updated: November 16, 2015
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