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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! 

Nothing gets Donna Zhang more excited than unlocking medical mysteries

"I made my gift to the Skaggs Challenge because the new facilities will open up new and exciting opportunities for research. It was an especially easy decision to make because all our gifts will be matched dollar-for-dollar by The ALSAM Foundation."

UA Health and Pharmaceutical Outcomes Grad Students Represent at National Conference

Eleven students, one post-doctoral fellow, two faculty members, and one alumnus participated

Laurence Hurley Honored as Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

Arizona Bioindustry Association honors Laurence Hurley, PhD, as the 2017 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

Professor and Associate Dean Announces Retirement

After almost 10 years at the UA College of Pharmacy and the long road to getting the program in Phoenix started and expanded, Philip Schneider, MS, FASHP, is retiring from the College of Pharmacy.

UA Health and Pharmaceutical Outcomes Grad Students Represent at National Conference

Eleven students, one post-doctoral fellow, two faculty members, and one alumnus participated

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.

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.

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.

Introducing this year's residents

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

Laurence Hurley Honored as Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

Arizona Bioindustry Association honors Laurence Hurley, PhD, as the 2017 Arizona Bioscience Researcher of the Year

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
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Last updated: September 21, 2017
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