Fall Ball - A Roaring Good Time!

 

CU Homecoming 2017

CU Pharmacy students, faculty, alumni and staff celebrate homecoming on the CU Boulder campus

 

White Coat 2017

Incoming pharmacy students celebrate the beginning of their doctorate journey

 

HOSA Darlings

CU Pharmacy Students Share Their Passion and Knowledge with 10,000 Tweens and Teens

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CU Pharmacy at ASHP Midyear 2017

By Stephanie Carlson | Events, In the News, Student Perspectives | No Comments

Several students and faculty from the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences were at ASHP Midyear 2017, in Orlando, Florida, earlier this month. Attended by more than 25,000 people, ASHP’s (American Society of Health-System Pharmacists) Midyear Clinical Meeting and Exhibition is one of the largest gatherings of pharmacy professionals. Read More

CU Pharmacy Students Place in Public Health Case Competition

By Stephanie Carlson | Events, In the News, Student Perspectives | No Comments

The fifth annual Rocky Mountain Region Public Health Case Competition was held in the Health Science Library on the Anschutz Medical Campus earlier this month. Fifteen teams participated, with members representing all health professions, including pharmacy. Out of 84 total participants, 25 of them were from the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy, the most the school has ever had participate Read More

CU Pharmacy Collaborates with Egypt Hospital to Offer PharmD Program

By Stephanie Carlson | Faculty Perspectives, In the News, International | No Comments

The University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has an ongoing relationship with Hospital 57357, also known as Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt (CCHE) in Cairo, Egypt. The hospital is one of the largest in the world that specializes in children’s cancer. This collaboration makes it possible for the hospital’s “57357 Academy” to now offer a PharmD program. Read More

“Music and Medicine” – Anschutz Campus Choir

By Stephanie Carlson | In the News | No Comments

On Tuesday evenings healthcare students, faculty and staff of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus gather to do something a little different, they sing. They’re members of the Anschutz Campus Choir, formally known as the Arrhythmias. The choir has been a part of the campus for several years. Third year CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy student, Susan Kang, just joined this year. “I’ve always enjoyed singing and just wanted this to be a way to incorporate music into my life, even with my busy school schedule,” she explains. Read More

Pharmacy students hold bake sale

CU Pharmacy students hold bake sale for University of Puerto Rico School of Pharmacy

By Stephanie Carlson | Events, In the News, Student Perspectives | No Comments

This week marks one month since Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico. The category 5 storm was the strongest to make landfall on the island in 85 years. It knocked out power, destroyed homes and caused widespread flooding. Among the devastation, several practice sites for University of Puerto Rico School of Pharmacy students were also damaged or destroyed. Read More

Cannabis Studies

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

Faculty member Jacci Bainbridge, PharmD, together with Clinical Neurology Research Fellow Matt Makelky, PharmD, are currently studying cannabis and its effectiveness in treating a variety of conditions including back pain, Parkinson’s tremor and seizure disorders in children.

Some of the first prospective cannabis trials on the Anschutz Medical Campus “Will hopefully help determine the cannabis’ effectives in treating these types of disorders, side effects and dosing levels,” says Jacci Bainbridge. Read More

Anschutz Block Party

Bar-B-Q, Music, and Lotion: Anschutz’s 5th Annual Block Party

By Brandon Gale | Events, In the News | One Comment

At the CU Anschutz 5th Annual Block Party, pop rock bands Wildermiss and iZCALLi blasted their tunes from the center of Bonfils Circle into the ears of hundreds of people swarming 20 food trucks and 130 booths. Students, faculty, parents, and kids flocked to the Skaggs School of Pharmacy booth, lured by the sweet scents of essential oils, and the promise of custom-scented hand lotion. From the classic scents like lavender and patchouli, to the more exotic scents like Tobacco & Rum and Pancake Syrup, attendees left with a self-compounded jar of lotion, big smiles, and a better understanding of what pharmacists actually do.

Video: Hands on pharmacy experience for students in Undergraduate Pre-Health Program

By Stephanie Carlson | In the News, Student Perspectives | No Comments

Undergraduate college students spent time on campus this summer through the Undergraduate Pre-Health Program, or UPP. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion partners with Kaiser Permanente Health Plan of Colorado for the 13-month program. The program gives historically underrepresented students the opportunity to explore all types of health careers. They get direct access to faculty, deans and staff on the Anschutz Medical Campus and are able to work in research, both clinical and scientific, and shadow health care professionals. Read More