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August 2015

TalkPharmacy | Ep. 3

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ahsun babalmorad, CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy

Third-year CU pharmacy student Ahsun Babalmorad hosts the third podcast episode of Talk Pharmacy and interviews Dr. Joseph Saseen, a pharmacist and professor at the Skaggs School of Pharmacy. Their talk focuses on the ACCP/AHA cholesterol guidelines, the IMPROVE-IT trial, and PCSK9 inhibitors.

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Tips for Effective Online Communication

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Since CU’s iPharmD® program relies heavily on electronic communication between students and faculty, it understands the online community well. With nearly 20 years’ experience in this realm, the program and its staff have developed tips for effective online communication that students and faculty alike will find helpful. The following offers a common sense guide to effective online etiquette. Read More

Dr. Peter Rice Talks Pertussis on 850 KOA

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Common cold or whooping cough? It’s not always easy to tell right away.

Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a highly contagious respiratory disease known for causing uncontrollable coughing fits resulting in a “whooping” sound. This potentially fatal disease most commonly affects infants and young children, claiming roughly 10-20 deaths per year, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

Today, Dr. Peter Rice, faculty member here at CU’s Skaggs School of Pharmacy, spoke with KOA 850 about this deadly infection. Take a listen.

Why I chose CU’s iPharmD program

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University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy iPharmD® graduate, Dr. Fred Asamoah, explains why he got his doctorate from CU’s iPharmD program. As a working pharmacist with a bachelor’s degree, he was looking for a program that would provide him with the training he needs to compete with recent graduates and allowed him to juggle work, family and school. He picked CU’s program because of its flexibility and its 100+ year history of providing world class education, patient care and research. Learn why he recommends the program to the students he precepts.