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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.

COP faculty participate in interprofessional workshop

Several COP faculty members and employees participated in a recent faculty development workshop titled “Advancing the Future of Healthcare through Interprofessional Learning.” 

Cooley appointed associate interprofessional education director

Janet Cooley, director of experiential education for the COP and assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, has been appointed as the college’s associate interprofessional education director. 

Steps to a good night's sleep

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

Answering your questions about Zika

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. 

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.

International dinner raises big bucks

The fund to help COP PharmD students travel abroad grew much fatter following the annual International Dinner sponsored by IPSF.

COP student competes in National CLARION Interprofessional Case Competition

Kaitlyn Skulkan, PharmD Class of 2016, competed with other UAHS students in the National CLARION Interprofessional Case Competition April 15-16 in Minneapolis.

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.

FYI for COP: May 17, 2016

In this issue of FYI, find faculty members getting "pied," see the UA College of Pharmacy wearing clown noses to raise money for childhood poverty, watch a Coit Seminar on streaming video, find your way to a hands-on workshop for the i2b2 database and learn about construction around UA Health Sciences. 

COP affiliates recognized for community-oriented research

Medication Management Center employees and other COP affiliates received awards at a new annual research fair co-hosted by El Rio Community Health Center and The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education.

Residents help prevent falls among seniors

UA pharmacy residents are educating senior citizens on fall prevention this "Trauma Awareness Month."

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.

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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