Today's issue includes an invitation to an Inclusive Excellence Awards reception (RSVP soon!), a chance to see UA's award-winning Bollywood dance troupe (choreographed by one of our PharmD students) live this weekend, and the announcement of the interim head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science.

Meet some of the stars of early 2012, including Aliyah Sheth (left).

Healthcare professionals and patients who have questions about a potential problem with opiate products manufactured and packaged for Endo Pharmaceuticals may call the Arizona Poison and Drug Information Center for help identifying affected products.


Student pharmacists serve local and even international communities by providing free health screenings, hosting educational seminars, raising money for charitable causes and volunteering in hospitals and other settings.

The college’s chapter of the American Pharmacists Association—Academy of Student Pharmacists has created a video and entered it into the 2011 APhA-ASP PharmFlix Video Contest.

Experts in pregnancy and breastfeeding health at the Arizona Pregnancy Riskline provide suggestions for the treatment of common colds.

Check out our listing of stories mentioning COP that have appeared in the media recently.

Janet Cooley, PharmD, has been selected to be the director of experiential education for the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy.


Check out our listing of stories mentioning COP that have appeared in the media recently.

There's a lot to learn in today's issue. Find out about a gift from Walgreens (for which Lee Nevarez, left, is a district manager), the annual holiday party, additional duties assumed by Anoma Phanthourath and Ginny Geib, the search for the new head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, graduate student recruitment, Convocation and how to report illegal or unethical conduct.

You'll be as impressed as we were with the achievements of these members of our college family, including Lisa Rimsza (left).

The task force to examine administrative structure and efficacy 2010-2011, established in response to ACPE audit findings last year, has made its final report to the dean.

The College of Pharmacy will participate in a $2.2 million Health Careers Opportunity Program grant awarded to the Office of Outreach and Multicultural Affairs at the University of Arizona College of Medicine. The goal of the three-year grant is to help Arizona students from disadvantaged backgrounds who aspire to become healthcare professionals prepare for and successfully graduate from health professions colleges.

Have you watched PharmTalk yet? This video series takes a fast-paced look at different careers in pharmacy. Share the links with youth in middle or high school.

Whitney Shields did not come to the UA to study pharmacy; she came to study math and science – and compete on the track team. Read about this alumna with the "can-do" attitude here.

Dan Massey was not your typical pharmacy student. Read about his challenging route to a PharmD here.

It was a difficult road to becoming a pharmacist for Charles Kendrick. But this Class of 1955 graduate had a dream, so he persevered and succeeded.

What changes has Yvonne Anderson Windham seen at the College of Pharmacy since she started attending here in 1948? Many.

How has student life changed at the UA College of Pharmacy over the years? Four alumni, two who graduated in the 1950s and two who graduated in the 2000s, share their stories.

Nathan Cherrington, PhD, associate professor at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, became the college’s director of graduate studies last month. He replaces Associate Dean A. Jay Gandolfi, who has overseen graduate studies since 1999, in this role.