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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.

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?

PharmCats sweep recognition at AzPA meeting

Four great employees of the Medication Management Center are among the 11 people with affiliations to the UA College of Pharmacy who left the Arizona Pharmacy Association meeting in June with new awards.

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. 

UA startup to develop tumor-starving cancer treatment

Startup company Synactix Pharmaceuticals Inc., headed by associate professor Hong-Yu Li and alumnus Brendan Frett, has licensed a novel cancer treatment technology developed through research at UA.

PharmCats sweep recognition at AzPA meeting

Four great employees of the Medication Management Center are among the 11 people with affiliations to the UA College of Pharmacy who left the Arizona Pharmacy Association meeting in June with new awards.

COP researchers discover component of cinnamon prevents colorectal cancer in mice

Research conducted at the College of Pharmacy and the UA Cancer Center indicates that a compound derived from cinnamon is a potent inhibitor of colorectal cancer.

Assistant prof sets up Ebola unit in Liberia

Shanna O'Connor, assistant professor from the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, spent three weeks in Liberia helping Heart to Heart International to set up pharmacy operations for an Ebola Treatment Unit during the Ebola outbreak.

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.

UA & Prepharmacy

UA freshmen interested in future admission to the UA College of Pharmacy should read this announcement about academic advising.

A sunny future gleams for the Class of 2015

The sky was overcast on the morning of the College of Pharmacy’s Graduation Convocation 2015, but graduating students’ smiles more than made up for the gray horizon and cool temperatures of May 15.

Class of 2015 presents senior posters

Members of the PharmD Class of 2015 presented the results of their senior research projects on May 12. 

Watch out for baby snakes

Baby rattlers are born in July and August in Arizona. They are small and do not have a rattle - so it is possible to receive a bite without realizing you have encountered a snake.

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.

Faculty selected for awards

Each year, the college honors two preceptors and two other faculty members for outstanding instruction and contributions to students.

Students recognized at senior awards luncheon

Class of 2015 PharmD students were recognized for outstanding performance at an awards luncheon May 13 at the Tucson Chinese Cultural Center. 

FYI for COP: May 20, 2015

Today's FYI includes updates on parking, funding, international students and a new magazine. 

In the Spotlight: May 20, 2015

Today we honor the achievements of some of our outstanding faculty members, including Hanna Phan (left).

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.

COP in the News: May 7, 2015

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

COP in the News: April 17, 2015

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

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Last updated: October 29, 2014
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