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Nominations are now open for awards such as the Findlay E. Russell Distiguished Citizen Award, for which Elaine Jacobson (left) and her husband, Myron, were selected last year.

Who loves ya, baby? A lot of people love us. The College of Pharmacy got about 50 valentines!

Featured in this issue for their recent achievements are John Murphy (left), Christopher Hulme, Shepin Chen, Jessica DiLeo, Matthew Borrego and Dennis Raisch.

Read all about it! The college will participate in a national diabetes conference to be held in Tucson, COP is still nationally ranked, a national healthcare quality expert will speak here, and poison prevention week is coming to an end. Don't miss the video of the preschoolers.

COP took home a host of accolades from the 50th Anniversary Meeting of the Society of Toxicology, including four awards for PhD student Alexandria Lau (left).

  • Find a packet of something labeled K2 in your teen’s pocket and need to know what it is?
  • Think your aging parent took an extra dose of her medication?
  • Wondering if you need the ER for that painful scorpion sting?

And you thought watching the TV series House MD was just for entertainment. Wrong! You can also learn a lot about how to research the answers to medical questions. Just ask Karolina Seminova (left).

Watch the slide show of youngsters from the Wildcat Charter School learning to make hand sanitizer.

You don’t have to be an alumnus to have a good reason to assist the College of Pharmacy.

Just ask Bill Fink. Bill and his wife, Betty, have donated two scholarships that will be awarded annually to two College of Pharmacy students.

The Arizona Pregnancy Riskline, a non-profit based at the University of Arizona College of Pharmacy that aims to educate women about potentially harmful exposures during pregnancy and breastfeeding, announced the launch of new services available on its recently renovated website at http://www.pharmacy.arizona.edu/centers/pregnancy-riskline.

Amanda Baker is on a mission: to find ways for cancer patients enjoy a better quality of life. To help her do that, she chose to earn both a PhD and a PharmD from the UA College of Pharmacy.

Check out stories about the college in news media from all over the country.

Three College of Pharmacy administrators, including Dean J. Lyle Bootman (left), will receive significant national recognition this spring.

Three College of Pharmacy administrators, including Dean J. Lyle Bootman (left), will receive significant national recognition this spring.

Minh Dang (left) is an important person to the College of Pharmacy. Learn why and read about a new quality improvement poster showcase here.

Here's your chance to recognize a coworker for a job well done.

COP staff, students and faculty are making a name for themselves and the college all over the globe, from Phoenix to Phuket. Today's issue features Sue Johnston, the newest members of Rho Chi, Patricia Herman, Michael Katz and Marie Chisholm-Burns.

David Nix is the principal investigator on a significant grant the college has received to design and manage a Phase II clinical trial of a new drug to treat valley fever.

2010 PharmD graduates Brittany Traylor and Tom Skrentny earned kudos for their senior research work into how genetic makeup affects lung function in people with cystic fibrosis.

The entire college community, friends and family are invited to this event to celebrate students achievements -- and just to have fun together.