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April 2017

Wanting to be a Pharmacist

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I am Joshua Lucero and I want to be an educated drug dealer. Okay, so what I mean is that I want to be a pharmacist. I recently had the opportunity to participate in an executive internship program through Pickens Technical College and my high school in Aurora — Rangeview. Because of my interests in pharmacy, pharmaceutical sciences and bioengineering I was paired with the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.  In my internship I learned that there is a lot more to being a pharmacist than just counting pills. Read More

James Roede

Faculty Member Selected As Scientist to Watch

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James Roede among five early career scientists selected as ONES to watch

Recently, five researchers from universities throughout the country were selected as recipients of the competitive NIEHS (National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) Outstanding New Environmental Health Science (ONES) awards. Faculty member James Roede was part of this illustrious group.

According to Roede, “This award gives me the opportunity to become truly independent and carve out my own niche in environmental health sciences.” Read More

Interview Day a Success

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On April 8, CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy hosted its Spring Interview Day, titled Hire CU Pharmacy.  Twelve employers representing industry, retail and hospital environments were on site interviewing 80 students and alumni for a variety of positions. Two-hundred and five interviews were conducted in six hours and five offers were extended on-the-spot!  Employer surveys indicated that 80% plan to extend an offer to a candidate they interviewed.  Read More

Fourth-Year Rotation Experience

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Fourth-year student Anna Zhou, recalls her latest rotation experience. And as she notes, sometimes “rural” in Colorado, is an upscale ski town.

The anticoagulation clinic at Vail is a great rotation experience, and I would recommend it to any student looking to fulfill their underserved rotation requirement. You will be traveling between Vail, Edwards, and Eagle (all within 15-30 minutes of each other) and seeing Coumadin patients on your own. Read More

World’s Greatest Impressionists On Display at Anschutz Medical Campus

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Opening March 31, the Masterworks Exhibit showcases paintings and drawings from impressionist masters such as Monet, Cassatt, Renoir, Pissarro, as well as modern work from artists such as PicassoThe exhibit is free to the public and runs from March 31 – May 24, weekdays from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. at the Fulginiti Art Gallery on the Anschutz Medical Campus. The Mowers agreed to exhibit their art after speaking with their daughter, Robin, who is a clinical oncology pharmacist and graduate of the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Read More