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Stephanie Carlson

CU Pharmacy Supporters Edward and Karen Skaff Honored

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Over 400 people gathered at this year’s Benefactor Recognition Dinner in the Seawell Ballroom at the Denver Performing Arts Complex. The event recognizes and celebrates those behind philanthropic gifts to the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus.

Among those in the crowd were Edward and Karen Skaff, CU alums and longtime supporters of the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Read More

CU Pharmacy Alums Gather in Long Beach

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Several University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy Alumni, and even a couple of incoming students, got together in Long Beach, California at the end of February. Dean Ralph Altiere and Associate Dean Laura Borgelt (Class of 1997), along with alumni Charles Brown (Class of 1964) and Katherine Johnson (Class of 2013), hosted the event.  Read More

Dreamland in Denver recap: Busting myths, preconceptions about opioid epidemic

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Most of what you know about opioid pain relievers such as Vicodin and OxyContin is wrong. Your perception of the type of person who becomes addicted to heroin and the underlying causes of the opioid and heroin epidemics might be wrong as well.

Correcting myths and challenging preconceptions were running themes during an evening of TED talk-style presentations about the opioid epidemic held at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus in January. Read More

Job Opportunity: Clinical Pharmacist

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Porter Adventist Hospital, part of Centura Health, has an opening for a Clinical Pharmacist. The pharmacist interprets provider orders and prescriptions, compounds and dispenses medications within regulatory guidelines and professional standards. Consults with patients and others as required regarding use of medications and potential drug interactions. Provides drug information to patients, health care workers and others as necessary. Provides oversight and supervision of pharmacy technicians and other supporting staff including directing work flow and assurance of completion of duties.

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