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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.

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?

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.

Grants: Aug. 31, 2015

This Bulletin section describes recently awarded grants on which College of Pharmacy employees are principal investigators or play other significant roles. This edition features Jun Wang (left),  Jeannie Lee and Dan Malone.

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.

COP students explore pharmacy education, practice in Thailand

Eight PharmD students spent part of their summer experiencing aspects of pharmacy, as well as culture and food, in Bangkok, Thailand. Through the trip, UA COP students learned about pharmacy education and practice in a different culture and location. 

Welcome, new students!

The beginning of a new academic year means greeting many newcomers to our college. This year's PharmD class is larger than ever; in addition, 13 new students with a scientific bent have joined our graduate studies program.

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.

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.

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.

COP students explore pharmacy education, practice in Thailand

Eight PharmD students spent part of their summer experiencing aspects of pharmacy, as well as culture and food, in Bangkok, Thailand. Through the trip, UA COP students learned about pharmacy education and practice in a different culture and location. 

Howdy, new employees!

The College of Pharmacy has welcomed a host of new employees (including Caitlin Cameron, left), residents and fellows to our ranks since the Bulletin’s last report. Meet your new colleagues here.

COP in the News: Aug. 31, 2015

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

Welcome, new students!

The beginning of a new academic year means greeting many newcomers to our college. This year's PharmD class is larger than ever; in addition, 13 new students with a scientific bent have joined our graduate studies program.

COP in the News: Aug. 31, 2015

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

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.

Originally posted: August 29, 2013
Last updated: October 29, 2014
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