Paris Health Fair a Success

Students provide services to more than 100 families in Aurora


Students Learn by Doing

On Aug. 6, students check blood pressure at Art of Aging Expo


Lotion repairs sun damage

By Dana Brandorff | In the News | No Comments

Did you know that one in five Americans will develop skin cancer during their lifetime? University of Colorado (CU) scientists have developed a lotion that prevents and repairs sun damage.

“Most of us have damage just from being in the sun,” says Tom Anchordoquy, CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences professor. Read More


Reveling in Research

By Kayla Green | Student Perspectives | No Comments

The annual CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Seminar Research Poster Session put third-year students in the hot seat on Nov. 1 as they presented on topics they had been researching since their P2 year. Read More

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Drug Take Back a Success

By Kayla Green | In the News, Events | No Comments

On Saturday, CU’s Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the Anschutz Police Department teamed up for the DEA’s Drug Take Back Day, collecting more than 155 pounds of old or unused medications from the community. Statewide, more than 18,000 pounds of unwanted, unused and expired drugs were collected. Read More

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5 Things to do in Colorado

By Ryan Sutherlan | Student Perspectives | No Comments

Greetings! My name is Ryan, and I am a P1 student fresh from Hawaii, by way of Seattle, and I am writing to give all prospective students an idea of what there is to do in Colorado when you aren’t buried in books or studying for the next big exam. Here are my top 5 things to do in Colorado when going to SSPPS! Read More

Professor cautions heart failure linked to commonly used medications

By Dana Brandorff | In the News, Faculty Perspectives, Preceptor Perspectives | No Comments

University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy Professor Robert L. Page, PharmD, was the lead author on an American Heart Association (AHA) scientific statement cautioning patients and physicians that many commonly used medications and nutritional supplements may cause or worsen heart failure. Dr. Page was highlighted in many news outlets including CBSradio, CBS morning news, MedPage Today, the Daily Mirror and 9News. Read More


Career Fair Friday

By Kayla Green | Student Perspectives, Events | No Comments

Are you looking to get a leg up on your job search? The CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Career Fair and Interview Day are coming up! The Career Fair is set for 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Friday, Sept. 23, and the Interview Day is 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24.  Both events are in Education 2 South, room 2001.  Read More

New Student Welcome Day at CU Boulder. 

(Photo by  Patrick Campbell/University of Colorado)

French Student Shares His Pharmacy Story

By Jean-Xavier Peyronnet | In the News, Faculty Perspectives, Student Perspectives | No Comments

It all started back in 2008 when I attended pharmacy school in Grenoble, France — straight out of high school. The French program is a bit different than the U.S. It is six years, followed by four years of residency. My fellow students and I were lucky enough to get exposure to the teachings and practice of clinical pharmacy, with several of our professors who imported the concept from Canada. It was a very special training that no other school in the country was able to offer at that time. Read More


Pursuing Pharmacy Post-grad

By Bayli Larson | In the News, Student Perspectives | No Comments

I don’t have one of those stories where I knew since elementary school exactly what I wanted to do for the rest of my life. In fact, I didn’t decide on pharmacy school until I was three years out post-master’s. In 2011, I graduated with a degree in toxicology and a plan to work as an environmental scientist. Things changed abruptly when the grant for that position fell through. My faith tells me that when things like that happen, it’s wise to step back and reevaluate. I had a niche degree, 5 years of college and no idea what to do with it….sooo, I traveled. Read More