The College of Pharmacy was the first health science college at the University of Arizona, and now has nearly 70 years of history. Today the college is one of the premier pharmacy schools in the nation.
The Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science trains pharmacist and scientist leaders in patient-centered care, interprofessional practice, and patient and population-oriented research.
Brian Erstad, PharmD, is the department head.
On April 2, 2010, first-, second- and third-year pharmacy students joined forces to try to defend their crown and bragging rights over the faculty members in the fourth annual Student-Faculty Softball game.
The students put themselves in a hole early in the contest, entering the ninth inning losing 8 to 3. Down to their final out, the students scored six runs to make a remarkable comeback to recapture their title over the faculty and repeat as champions by a score of 9 to 8.
Get a taste of the game here.
Two of our alumni, Tom Reed and his daughter Dana, are featured in this February 2011 segment about independent pharmacies produced by Arizona Public Media in Tucson. Arizona Public Media includes a Public Broadcasting Service affiliate. We think you'll enjoy watching this s.
Part of the end-of-the-year traditions at the College of Pharmacy is a lunchtime picnic sponsored by Student Council for students and employees. We gathered May 2 this year for hamburgers, veggie burgers and hot dogs. Students brought desserts from their kitchens for a sweet contest, and took part in various games and quizzes that challenged their pharmacy skills.
Dan Massey’s path to pharmacy school was filled with many challenges. All through his undergraduate career he was bound to a wheelchair. He had developed an infirmity that caused so much pain that he could not walk. Eventually his doctors presented him with a chilling choice that goes against normal intuition: remove your legs, in order to walk.
Phi Delta Chi is one of three professional fraternities available at the UA College of Pharmacy. Our activities include rush week, initiation, helping children at Tucson Medical Center celebrate Halloween, adopting families for Christmas, Valentine's Day fundraising, percentage nights at local restaurants, National Pharmacy Week health fair, Founder's Day, sand volleyball, hosting the annual student-faculty softball tournament, fundraising for S
The mission of the Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society is to foster and recognize leaders and to support leadership commitment. The goals of the organization are:
To motivate and facilitate the acceptance of opportunities to serve in a leadership role.
University of Arizona Superfund Research Program graduate trainee Paul Severson describes his work as a College of Pharmacy graduate student with Superfund investigator Bernie Futscher, a professor at the College of Pharmacy and member of the University of Arizona Cancer Center. Severson is using cell culture models to study epigenetic changes induced by arsenic.