As the coronavirus pandemic grows, so does the reliance on health care workers around the world. From social media salutes to neighborhood parades, the world is finding innovative ways to applaud the efforts of the medical community on the front line of the fight against COVID-19. Read More
Success of introductory course indicated a need for advanced medical and science education
Industry analysts say the market size of cannabinoid-based pharmaceuticals could generate up to $2 billion by the end of 2020 — and legal sales could earn up to $23 billion by 2025. The Colorado Medical Marijuana Registry reports that 6,694 patients received a physician certification for medical cannabis in the month of April alone, bringing the total number of medical cannabis users on the state’s registry to more than 80,000. Read More
Inspiring. Brilliant. A credit to the pharmacy profession. Those are just some of the words the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Office of Experiential Programs uses to describe recipients of the school’s 2020 Preceptor Awards. Read More
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Professor Joseph J. Saseen, PharmD, CLS, FNLA, is the new president of the National Lipid Association (NLA). Read More
AURORA, Colo. – Health screenings can catch conditions early, helping patients avoid a condition’s worst consequences or even preventing it from developing altogether. Think of mammograms to catch breast cancer early or high blood pressure screening before a person has a stroke. Screening helps pre-symptomatic patients take actions to reduce their risk of a catastrophic outcome. Read More
University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences Dean Ralph Altiere, PhD, is leading pharmacy education on an international scale with a new position with the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP). Read More
The CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences shined a spotlight on high-achieving students, alumni and faculty members recently during the 2020 Awards Convocation Ceremony. Read More
Note: This story is part of an ongoing series, “Pharmacists on the Front Lines,” which highlights the work of CU pharmacists in the COVID-19 battle. Read the first story here.
Even the most well-stocked hospital in the U.S. is not immune to an all-too-familiar consequence of the COVID-19 pandemic: drug shortages. As the FDA monitors the drug supply chain contributing to the supply disruptions and shortage of drug products, pharmacists in COVID-19 units are using their drug expertise to develop innovative solutions. Read More
Pharmacists are playing a critical role in the response to the coronavirus pandemic. From the halls of hospitals to the counters of community pharmacies, they are caring for patients at every level of the pandemic. Faculty members at the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences are no exception. Read More
During the coronavirus pandemic, experts at the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences can be counted on to answer some of the public’s most pressing questions.
From working to develop a treatment to help COVID-19 patients to speaking about the impact on the U.S. drug supply, our faculty members are in the news. Read More