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September 2015

Why I Chose CU Pharmacy

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University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy PharmD student, Geremi Boom, explains why she chose CU’s School of Pharmacy for her PharmD. Boom, an out-of-state student, says she chose CU Pharmacy for it’s IPE program, research, shadowing opportunities, and the fact that the campus is a healthcare “mecca.”

Research Retreat a Huge Success

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This year, about 140 faculty, trainees and lab personnel from the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences attended the 2nd annual school-wide research retreat at Beaver Run Resort in Breckenridge. The retreat, held Aug. 5-7, featured a variety of sessions and programs ranging from genetics and genome packaging to vaccines and bioinformatics. Presentations were given by faculty, post docs and graduate students from the school including speakers from outside the school.

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Tipping the Scales

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For preceptor Dan Scales, “Pharmacy is more than putting pills in a bottle. We can shape patient care especially if we slow down, spend time with our patients and focus on educating them about their diseases and how to manage them.”

Specializing in HIV and hard to manage chronic illnesses at his Denver area pharmacy, Dan takes a case management approach to pharmacy. “I sit down and get patients to open up and tell us what is really going on in their lives.” Read More