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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.

Alumna plays central role in award-winning HIV clinic

Read how alumna Connie Chan, PharmD 2012, serves a central role at the nationally recognized HIV clinic at Banner – University Medical Center Tucson.

Scholarship luncheon thanks donors, celebrates students

Friends and students of the college gathered Sept. 18 to honor the many benefactors who make scholarships and fellowships possible (including Betty Fink, left), as well as COP students selected for the awards.

UA College of Pharmacy to launch Phoenix program

Beginning Fall Semester 2016, a cadre of students enrolled in the University of Arizona PharmD program will take three years of their classroom studies in Phoenix.

On the road to success with COP’s 2015 grads

The 2015 graduates of the College of Pharmacy have begun their “real lives” after receiving their degrees May 15. What paths did they choose?

COP faculty members identify food additive that may help prevent skin cancer

Georg Wondrak and Donna Zhang, researchers at the College of Pharmacy, have discovered that a compound found in the natural food additive annatto can prevent skin damage from UV radiation. 

Search commences for new dean

We reprint the Dec. 18 memo announcing the formation of a dean's search advisory committee.

COP faculty member develops treatments for lung diseases

Heidi Mansour, assistant professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, is working to develop advanced dry powder inhalers to treat and prevent pulmonary diseases. 

'Flipped' or 'blended' classes engage students

Some faculty members at the College of Pharmacy are using "flipped" and "blended" classroom models, two forms of active learning strategies.

Graduate students receive fellowships, research awards

Six College of Pharmacy graduate students (including Mahdi Gharaibeh and Guillermo Martinez-Ariza, left) were recognized with fellowships and research awards at the sixth annual awards luncheon Jan 15.

Project Taking Charge educates community members about health

Project Taking Charge, a free six-month interprofessional program offered to members of the community by the UA colleges of medicine, nursing, pharmacy and public health, kicked off Sept. 12.

Students take action at provider status Q&A session

About 70 COP students attended a student-led question-and-answer session about provider status Sept. 30. During the session, they were invited to write letters to Arizona lawmakers to promote passing a law regarding provider status.

Johns Hopkins internship demonstrates importance of leadership

Andrew Garcia, a Class of 2017 PharmD student, completed a summer internship and grew to admire good leaders. 

UA Researchers Identify Food Additive That May Help Prevent Skin Cancer

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.

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

MotherToBaby Arizona is the new name for the free and confidential statewide public service that provides up-to-date information about the possible effects that drugs, chemicals, viruses and other exposures may have on a developing baby during pregnancy and breastfeeding. This unit of the Arizona Poision and Drug Information Center is alerting pregnant women to be cautious about the foods and beverages they sample at upcoming holiday parties. 

FYI for COP: Jan. 19, 2016

Guess who's moved? Read today's FYI to find out where Sonya Basurto (left) now works. There's more to learn, too: how the IRS has changed federal tax withholding tables, how the Office for Research and Discovery has revised the SPS process, a “Tomorrow’s Cures Today” symposium, the 49th Annual Southwestern Clinical Pharmacy Seminar and a one-hour information session on clinical research informatics tools.

Grants: Jan. 19, 2016

This Bulletin section describes recently awarded grants on which College of Pharmacy employees are principal investigators or play other significant roles. This edition features Marti Lindsey (left) and Jenny Lo-Ciganic.

Pop Quiz: Faculty & Communications

Today's brain teaser is specifically for faculty: how does the COP Communications office serve you?

In the Spotlight: Jan. 19, 2016

Today we highlight faculty members Glenn Sipes (left) and Hanna Phan.

COP in the News: Jan. 19, 2016

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

COP in the News: Dec. 9, 2015

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

COP in the News: Nov. 24, 2015

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

COP in the News: Nov. 10 , 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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