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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.

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 Southerwestern 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! 

Once a role model, always a role model; Bertsch named Rookie Preceptor of the Year

In only four short years since he graduated from the UA College of Pharmacy, Matthew Bertsch has earned his stripes as a preceptor. 

Alumni, friends increase scholarship opportunities

Over the past several years, the College of Pharmacy has seen significant growth in scholarships for PharmD students, thanks to alumni (including Tom Reed, left) and friends of the college.

Telepharmacy: Helping Medication Management Center to Help Patients and Physicians

In 2006, 10 years after he received his PharmD from the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, Kevin Boesen, then a faculty member with the college, decided to follow through on what seemed like a great idea.

Rick G. Schnellmann appointed dean of UA COP

Beginning Aug. 1, 2016, Rick G. Schnellmann will be dean of the UA College of Pharmacy.

UA College of Pharmacy accepts outreach award

As announced last spring, the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy selected our college for the 2016 Lawrence C. Weaver Transformative Community Service Award. Watch our VIDEO about some of the programs that helped us win!

International profile spotlights Catharine Smith's work

Catharine Smith has been researching genes for more than 30 years, and is excited for what's coming next.

White Coat Ceremony: Class of 2018

Video: Celebrate the Class of 2018's White Coat Ceremony

University of Arizona PharmD Students Prepare to Launch into Residencies Following Match Day

Connect2STEM Brings Community to UA's Phoenix Campus

More than 6,500 children and adults enjoyed a day full of science, technology, engineering and math activities at the UA College of Medicine.


Wishing all a happy holiday season and wonderful new year! 

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. 

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. 

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. 

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.

COP in the News: Dec. 2016-Jan. 2017

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

COP in the News: Oct. 11 - Dec. 2016

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

COP in the News: Oct. 10, 2016

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

COP in the News: May 2, 2016

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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