Members of the student organization PediaCATS, including founding president Tina Vallabh (left), have been volunteering weekly at The University of Arizona Medical Center—Diamond Children’s.

Learn about a binational border health conference set for this weekend, a dinner to honor Ken Coit and Ted Tong, scholarship and fellowship awards that are available and all the great food that will be served at Homecoming.

The HOPE Center is home to a new AzAHEC fellowship program that will "create a new type of clinician-educator for rural primary care." Eleanor Olvey (left) is a fellow from the College of Pharmacy.

The family, friends and colleagues of Jason Gilray, PharmD 2002, have established an endowed scholarship in the name of the late pharmacist, who died of melanoma at age 31.

Pharmacy Day on the Mall, the annual health fair at which COP students and faculty provide free health information and screenings, took place Oct. 18.

Today's issue features many amazing staff and faculty members (including Daekyu Sun, left) and a few outstanding alumni. (Don't miss the zombies.)

Student pharmacists from the University of Arizona will host a free Health Fair Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011, from 12 noon to 2 p.m. under a tent on the UA Mall near the Student Union Memorial Center.


Researchers from the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy, collaborating with experts from pharmacy professional organizations and the University of Utah, have launched two online tools to help healthcare professionals access, understand and apply comparative effectiveness research (CER) evidence in clinical practice.


Check out a list of stories about COP that have appeared in the media recently.

Today's "FYI" gives information about flu shot clinics, UA student showcase, Pharmacy Day on the Mall and the annual Frontiers in Biomedical Research Poster Forum.

Today the spotlight is on faculty members Hanna Phan (left), Jeannie Lee and Marie Chisholm-Burns, as well as alumnus John Musil.

Alumnus Ken Coit (left) has funded only the second endowed chair for faculty at the college. Theodore Tong, associate dean, will be the first holder of the chair.

Marie Chisholm-Burns, head of the Department of Pharmacy Practice and Science, has been named dean of the College of Pharmacy at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.

Heads up! The UA will replace its aging financial information system with UAccess Financials Oct. 5. For COP employees, this could change the way you do your job.

A. Jay Gandolfi (left) heads the college's graduate program, which underwent an academic program review recently. Read about the results here.

The University of Arizona Alumni Association tapped COP alumna Mary Ryan for a Professional Achievement Award earlier this month.

You won't want to miss the awards presentation at the Homecoming reception Nov. 4. We have a star-studded lineup (including John Bailey, left) who are very deserving of your congratulations.

Most of the standouts in this issue of "In the Spotlight" (including Kerry Redman, left) are students.

Learn why Rep. Ben Quayle (left) visited COP in Phoenix, how to get a passport, how to apply for funds from BIO5, and more in this edition of "FYI."

Tucson will host a major interprofessional education conference in November. Learn more about the event and perhaps even register to join the more than 1,000 people who are expected to attend.