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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.

COP looks to establish new endowed chair

The College of Pharmacy is well on its way to establishing a new endowed faculty chair, one that will support the current dean and future deans of the college.

Homecoming 2013: Nov. 8 & 9

Don't forget to register for Homecoming events!

From farming to philanthropy: How the blood of two generations runs red & blue

Mildred and Olen Sharp began their love affair with one another -- and the UA -- in the 1930s.

2010 graduate loving her life after college

Alumna Jennifer Esch is finding a great deal of satisfaction in her work life after college.

College of Pharmacy launches unique interdisciplinary toxicology fellowship

The UA College of Pharmacy has announced a new two-year interdisciplinary toxicology fellowship believed to be the first of its kind in the country.

Smoking cessation: Combining 2 services to better aid Arizona

Quitting smoking is not an easy task, but the folks at the Medication Management Center at the UA College of Pharmacy and the Arizona Smokers’ Helpline (ASHline) at the College of Public Health hope to make things a little easier by combining their services.

Patanwala featured in 'Pain Medicine News' article

Asad Patanwala, associate professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, was featured in a story published in the June 2014 issue of Pain Medicine News.

Fazel to move from poison center to faculty spot

Maryam Fazel has been hired as an assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science.

Smoking cessation: Combining 2 services to better aid Arizona

Quitting smoking is not an easy task, but the folks at the Medication Management Center at the UA College of Pharmacy and the Arizona Smokers’ Helpline (ASHline) at the College of Public Health hope to make things a little easier by combining their services.

St. Jude rotation: pharmacogenetics in action

Marti Larriva, a 2014 PharmD graduate, finished her last year as a student on an “exciting” rotation where she became the first out-of-state student to work on the pharmacogenetics service at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, helping launch its Pharmacogenetics for Kids program.

Reporting on the U.S.-Thai Pharmacy Consortium

Three-day conference offers opportunity for faculty, staff, and students from schools of pharmacy across the United States and Thailand to reflect on a consortium’s past achievements and plan future initiatives.

Cultural Mission honors Saudi pharmacists studying at UA

Two Saudi Arabian pharmacists enrolled in University of Arizona College of Pharmacy programs have been selected to receive Outstanding Student Awards by the Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission.

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.

It's snakebite season again in Arizona

As the temperatures in Arizona warm up, so do rattlesnakes -- that means the reptiles, who hibernate during cold months, are out and about once again.

COP in the News: Oct 23, 2014

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

MMC to provide medication counseling to rural Arizona patients

The college’s Medication Management Center has signed a contract with the Arizona Department of Health Services to make medication recommendations for patients in rural Arizona locations who have diabetes and hypertension. There's also on update on Phoenix staffing with this story.

ASCP teams up with St. Luke's Home

The COP chapter of the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists held an ice cream social and a depression screening clinic at St. Luke's Home in September.

Barta's improv workshop develops patient-centered communication

Liz Barta of the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center stepped out of the box with an improvisation workshop for medical professionals. 

COP in the News: Feb. 11, 2014

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

COP in the News Jan. 23, 2014

COP in the News keeps you updated about mentions of the college in the media.

COP in the News: Jan. 9, 2014

COP in the News keeps you updated about mentions of the college in the media.

COP in the News: Nov. 25, 2013

COP in the News keeps you updated about mentions of the college in the media.

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