Groundbreaking clinical trial

How a CU Pharmacy professor’s research is helping people with severe epilepsy

 

Not Just Bang for the Buck

New grant supports novel approaches for drug value assessments

 

CU Pharmacy at Homecoming

We had the largest turnout of any gathering for Homecoming 2018 at CU Boulder!

 

National Recognition at AACP

CU Pharmacy wins awards for community service and excellence in assessment

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TalkPharmacy | Ep. 3

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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.

Tips For P-4 Rotations | Ep. 2

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Third-year CU pharmacy student Ahsun Babalmorad hosts the second podcast episode of Talk Pharmacy and interviews Alamosa native and fourth year pharmacy student David Gurule about preparing for P-4 rotations or APPEs.
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Why I Chose CU’s iPharmD Program

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University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy iPharmD® graduate, Dr. Joe Tabler, explains why he got his doctorate from CU’s iPharmD program. When he first signed up for the program he thought the doctorate would help him obtain a better job.  During the program he landed his dream job as faculty with the University of Calgary. Learn why he’d do the program again and why he recommends it to the students he precepts.

P-4s share pharmacy experience with high schoolers

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Area high school students spend five weeks in the shoes of health care professionals.

Over the past two weeks, we have had the opportunity to participate in the Pre-Collegiate Health Careers Program (PCHCP), held on the Anschutz Medical Campus.  During the pharmacy portion of the program, we have seen the remarkable transformation and increased interest amongst these high schoolers in the profession of pharmacy. The students’ pharmacy education was tailored to highlight infectious disease as well as sterile and non-sterile compounding. They were exposed to a wide variety of pharmacy practice settings and gained experience making both oral solutions and hand sanitizers.

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Pharmacy goes global with programs

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According to a recent article in International Educator, “Pharmacy schools on university campuses are balancing various options to deliver the best solutions to influence local and global health.” Writer Karen Leggett interviewed several representatives of U.S. pharmacy schools and current students including our very own Dr. Kari Franson, associate dean for professional education, for a piece titled “The Right Prescription for Internationalization.”

The piece highlighted seven programs and how pharmacy education is becoming a global affair. The following is an excerpt of the interview with Dr. Franson.

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Why I chose CU

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Dr. Chinedu Ozioko managed to juggle a full time job as a pharmacy manager with Walgreens, family and pharmacy school and graduated from CU in three years! Enrolled in the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy’s iPharmD® program for working pharmacists worldwide, Dr. Ozioko proves that with enough drive you can achieve your dreams. Hear what Dr. Ozioko has to say about how he did it.

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Tips For Incoming Pharmacy Students | Ep. 1

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Third-year CU pharmacy student Ahsun Babalmorad hosts Talk Pharmacy. Providing a flavor of life during pharmacy school, Talk Pharmacy highlights student life, provides tips and advice straight from students, the latest advances in pharmacy practice from faculty and innovative research in which our faculty are involved. During the inaugural episode, Ahsun interviews fellow third-year pharmacy student Marina Maes who provides insight and valuable advice for current and prospective students. Stay tuned for the second episode with fourth-year student David Gurule.