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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.

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.

Alumna Rose Martin: Karate trainer, MMC director

You don’t have to be a second-degree black belt in karate to become the director of the Medication Management Center, but then, Rose Martin is a bit of an overachiever.

COP graduate returns 'home' to Tucson

Ali McBride has been a busy man since he earned his PharmD degree at the UA College of Pharmacy in 2007. He's back in Tucson now, working at the UA Cancer Center.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

34 Tucson area high school students among 48 top Arizona students in UA science labs this summer

Thirty-four Tucson area high school students are among 48 interns enrolled in a seven-week summer science program at the University of Arizona. The KEYS (Keep Engaging Youth in Science) program began June 3, runs through July 19, and includes students from 13 Tucson high schools.

Science internship program at UA pairs high school students with research mentors

The University of Arizona is set to welcome 48 high school students from across the state to campus as the annual KEYS (Keep Engaging Youth in Science) internship program gets underway on June 3. 

Medication Management Center selected to receive Pinnacle Award

The Medication Management Center at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy has been selected to receive a 2013 Pinnacle Award from the American Pharmacists Association (APhA) Foundation.

Pick Your Poison conference set for April 10 & 11

Registration is now open for an April conference in Scottsdale, Arizona that will offer continuing education credits in toxicology to physicians, pharmacists, nurses, emergency medical service personnel and others.

Out with old; please use new COP logo

We're beggin' ya. Please use the new UA College of Pharmacy logos approved a few months ago.

FYI for COP: Feb. 13, 2015

This issue of FYI is chock-full of information you won't find anywhere else, such as how to watch a video presentation by an alumnus who helped develop a new hepatitis C drug, special Rec Center hours just for people like us, Responsible Conduct of Research workshops, when and why a student group is heading to Panama, the 4th Annual Vampire Cup and a former COP board member's passing.

In the Spotlight: Feb. 13, 2015

Our awesome faculty, students, alumni and staff (including Dee Quinn, left) continue to rock. Read all about our latest stars here.

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.

COP in the News Feb. 27, 2014

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: October 29, 2014
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