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Many COPers (including the student at left) contributed to the Arizona Health Forum and Health and Wellness Fair held March 3 on the UA Health Sciences Center campus.

Can you believe it? The college has hosted the important Southwestern Clinical Pharmacy Seminar for 45 years.

During spring break, many students turn their thoughts toward recreation. Not so with the COP members of the Global Brigades. They're headed to Honduras to provide health care.

A number of College of Pharmacy employees, including Richard Wiedhopf (left), will be honored at service-recognition events hosted by UA President Eugene Sander this spring.

Shannon LeJeune joined the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy as director of development Feb. 6.
 

What would you call the poison center's new toy snake? Visit the Arizona Poison & Drug Information Center's Facebook page to vote for your favorite name. You could win two tickets to the Arizona Sonora Desert Museum!

Results of a study conducted by Patricia Herman, research scientist in the Center for Health Outcomes and PharmacoEconomic Research, present strong evidence of the benefits of reducing people’s exposure to secondhand smoke.

For some COP students and staff members, getting together and playing jazz is a great way to unwind. They played two college events this year and were a big hit.

J. Lyle Bootman, senior vice president for health sciences and dean of the College of Pharmacy at UA, has been selected to receive the Distinguished Person of the Year Award for 2012 from Pharmacists Planning Service, Inc.

 

After a year of research, an Institute of Medicine committee charged with studying the state of health information technology (HIT) in the U.S. published its report last November. Phil Schneider, College of Pharmacy associate dean, served on the committee.

College of Pharmacy employees and students help support a countrywide initiative to increase the use of medication for people with a drug dependency who have been released from a correctional facility.

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Marti Lindsey, director of director of community outreach for the College of Pharmacy Southwest Environmental Health Sciences Center, tirelessly works to find young students and ignite their love of science and pharmacy.

Today's edition of "In the Spotlight" features Laurence Hurley, John Murphy, Walt Klimecki, Donna Zhang and Dick Wiedhopf.

It’s almost Valentine’s Day. What better time to share the love?

Shannon LeJeune (left) joined the college as director of development Feb. 6.

It must be some kind of record. Two faculty members (including Myron Jacobson, left) are leaving COP to become deans at other colleges of pharmacy.

Venom and poison and drugs -- Oh, my! Read this issue of FYI to learn about The President's Club touring the poison center and seeing venomous critters such as the bark scorpion (left), nominations for the Tong award, the B2 Science & Society Fellowship, the AHSC campus possibly going smoke-free, an opportunity to go with Cats to the capitol and a service learning workshop coming this summer.

National Foundation for Cancer Research funds critical TGen-UA cancer research

Pancreatic cancer targeted by specific therapies with fewer side effects

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