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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.

Class of 2015 graduate looks forward to her new job

Stasha Morris, PharmD Class of 2015, looks forward to a job at an outpatient pharmacy clinic with the Chickasaw Nation.

Class of 2015 president ‘gives 110%’

PharmD Class of 2015 graduate Amanda Condon reflects on her accomplishments in pharmacy school. 

Alumnus Hal Wand retiring from state board

Hal Wand, a 1979 COP alumnus and executive director of the Arizona State Board of Pharmacy, is retiring after a long and illustrious pharmacy career.

COP alumnus helps create new hepatitis C drug

Now an employee of Gilead Sciences, Erik Mogalian, who got both a PharmD and PhD at COP, was part of a team that came up with a new drug to treat hepatitis C. He visited campus to tell us more Feb. 12

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. 

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.” 

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.

UA College of Pharmacy researchers link liver disease and drug metabolism

Researchers at the College of Pharmacy (including John Clarke, left) have discovered that nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), an increasingly common but often undiagnosed liver disease, could have significant medical implications for people with type 2 diabetes.

College researchers discover molecular component of cinnamon prevents colorectal cancer in mice

A study conducted by researchers from the College of Pharmacy and the UA Cancer Center proved that adding cinnamaldehyde, the compound that gives cinnamon its distinctive flavor and smell, to the diet of mice protected the mice against colorectal cancer.

SinfoniaRx and Walmart come together to improve medication utilization

Medication therapy management technology originally developed by researchers and faculty at the College of Pharmacy and now licensed to SinfoníaRx will be utilized by Walmart pharmacies to improve patient health outcomes.

Murphy recognized for excellence in teaching, research, scholarship

John Murphy, PharmD, will be regonized by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy on Sunday, July 12 for his excellence as an educator. 

College welcomes the Class of 2020!

COP welcomed the PharmD Class of 2020 during orientation week from Aug. 15-19. 

FYI for COP: Aug. 23, 2016

Read all about it! COP has a lead development officer, UITS is looking to improve data network for researchers, a college celebration is planned for Thursday, many construction projects are going on and the COP is preparing for reaccreditation.

In the Spotlight: Aug. 23, 2016

You won't believe the number of awards and accolades garnered by our faculty, staff and students (including Priya Muralidharan, left) over the last few months. COPers rock!

Human Resources streamlines processes

UA Human Resources is making changes to streamline operations in an effort to improve internal processes and better serve UA employees.

COP in the News: Sept. 21, 2015

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

COP in the News: Aug. 31, 2015

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

COP in the News: July 14, 2015

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

COP in the News: May 20, 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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