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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.

UA Students Investigate Dangers of Tattoo Ink

One in three young adults has a tattoo. Could the chemicals in their tattoo ink pose a health risk? A group of 12 University of Arizona students has set off to find out. 

UA College of Pharmacy Startup SinfoníaRx Acquired by Health Care Tech Company

SinfoníaRx has been acquired by a public health care company that provides individualized, data-driven technology solutions

COP Alumni and Future UA Pharmacy Alumni Connect at 50th SW Clinical Pharmacy Seminar

Fifty years after the first seminar was first held in Tucson, the Annual Southwestern Clinical Pharmacy Seminar brought together a host of College of Pharmacy alumni and students to learn, teach and interact with colleagues February 25-27, 2017.

Here's the buzz about Homecoming 2016

Register for Homecoming events on October 28-29. Come celebrate our 2016 award winners! 

UA Students Investigate Dangers of Tattoo Ink

One in three young adults has a tattoo. Could the chemicals in their tattoo ink pose a health risk? A group of 12 University of Arizona students has set off to find out. 

UA College of Pharmacy Startup SinfoníaRx Acquired by Health Care Tech Company

SinfoníaRx has been acquired by a public health care company that provides individualized, data-driven technology solutions

Celebrating Dr. Yalkowsky and Dr. Myrdal

Two PhD graduates threw a celebration to honor Dr. Yalkowsky and Dr. Myrdal for their commitment to the profession and their students they have mentored along the way.

Faculty Highlight: Heidi Mansour

The College of Pharmacy takes a moment to catch up with one of our accomplished researchers, Dr. Heidi Mansour.

UA Students Investigate Dangers of Tattoo Ink

One in three young adults has a tattoo. Could the chemicals in their tattoo ink pose a health risk? A group of 12 University of Arizona students has set off to find out. 

UA College of Pharmacy Startup SinfoníaRx Acquired by Health Care Tech Company

SinfoníaRx has been acquired by a public health care company that provides individualized, data-driven technology solutions

Celebrating Dr. Yalkowsky and Dr. Myrdal

Two PhD graduates threw a celebration to honor Dr. Yalkowsky and Dr. Myrdal for their commitment to the profession and their students they have mentored along the way.

College Welcomes 40 Students To Phoenix PharmD Cohort this Fall

The UA PharmD program is growing from 100 to 140 students with students selecting a location that is best for their families and career aspirations.

UA College of Pharmacy Faculty Member Dr. Heidi Mansour Develops Inhalers to Treat Lung Diseases

Heidi M. Mansour, PhD, assistant professor at UA COP, is working to develop advanced dry powder inhalers to treat and prevent pulmonary diseases. 

UA Researchers Identify Food Additive That May Help Prevent Skin Cancer

Researcher at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy have discovered that a compound found in the natural food additive annatto prevents the formation of cancer cells and skin damage from UV radiaiton in mice. 

Arizona poison centers warn of potential holiday dangers

With the holiday season in full swing, the experts from Arizona’s two poison centers warn everyone to be on guard for the unexpected. 

MotherToBaby Arizona Urges Pregnant Women To Eat, Drink Wisely during Holidays

As invitations to holiday parties start to arrive, MotherToBaby Arizona alerts pregnant women to be cautious about the foods and beverages they sample at these get-togethers.

Introducing this year's residents

More than 25 pharmacists have started College of Pharmacy 2016-2017 residency programs. 

Patient Education Council arranges screenings of hundreds

The COP Patient Education Council planned student pharmacist participation in numerous health fairs and other events where hundreds of patients were screened. 

COPers shine at AzPA convention

At the 2016 Arizona Pharmacy Association Annual Convention held June 10-12, a number of UA COP alumni, staff and faculty (including Maryam Fazel, left) were honored for their recent outstanding achievements.

Welcome, new employees! So long, vets!

COP welcomes a host of new employees (including Ashley Campbell, left) and says good-bye to two seasoned staff members.

UA Students Investigate Dangers of Tattoo Ink

One in three young adults has a tattoo. Could the chemicals in their tattoo ink pose a health risk? A group of 12 University of Arizona students has set off to find out. 

UA College of Pharmacy Startup SinfoníaRx Acquired by Health Care Tech Company

SinfoníaRx has been acquired by a public health care company that provides individualized, data-driven technology solutions

PharmCamp Students Demonstrate Their Skills

Middle school students experience careers in pharmacy and health sciences during summer camp
Addressing the Opioid Epidemic: How a UA Researcher is Tackling the Issue

Jenny Lo-Ciganic, PhD, has been awarded a $100,000 grant to develop ways to help identify patients at risk of inappropriate use of prescription opioids

Originally posted: August 29, 2013
Last updated: September 21, 2017
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