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PhD Graduates Have Questions – and Answers

Research is critical to healthcare, from improving treatments to finding causes, and CU Pharmacy’s PhD graduates are up for the challenge.

Author Jordan Kellerman | Publish Date May 21, 2023
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Students    Pharmacy Perspectives    Graduation

Master’s Graduate Running on Her Own Path

Maria Trivino doesn’t stop moving. She runs. She swims. She works full-time. And for the last two years she’s been working on her master’s degree in Cannabis Science and Medicine at CU Pharmacy.

Author Jordan Kellerman | Publish Date May 20, 2023
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A PharmD, For Personal Merit, and Professional Innovation

Determination doesn’t sleep, and neither does Lisa Chang, BS, MBA, and soon to be Doctor of Pharmacy from the North American-Trained PharmD program (NTPD).

Unlike traditional PharmD programs, where training is in-person, the NTPD program at CU Pharmacy is built for individuals already licensed to practice pharmacy but who want the added benefits of a doctoral degree.

Author Jordan Kellerman | Publish Date May 17, 2023
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The Class of 2023 Took the Road Less Traveled, and Sometimes, Paved Their Own

When the Class of 2023 started at Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences, it was the fall of 2019. COVID-19 did not even exist. Online learning was not totally mainstream. Eager to get started, the class came to CU Pharmacy ready to pave their own path.

Author Jordan Kellerman | Publish Date May 15, 2023
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School of Pharmacy In the News

USA Today

Narcan at music festivals? The life-saving drug naloxone is coming to a concert near you

news outletUSA Today
Publish DateApril 24, 2023

Rob Vauluck, PhD, Professor and Executive Director of the Colorado Consortium for Prescription Drug Abuse Prevention, spoke with USA today about having Narcan available at festivals, and the need for mainstream acceptance of fentanyl test strips. 

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Yahoo News

The 411 on Marijuana Use and Cardiovascular Health

news outletYahoo News
Publish DateApril 18, 2023

Dr. Robert Page, PharmD, co-authored a scientific statement on behalf of the American Heart Association, and discussed the statement with Accesswire on YahooNews. 

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State of Reform

Colorado legislature considering bills to regulate PBM practices, improve access to prescription drugs

news outletState of Reform
Publish DateApril 17, 2023

Dr. Gina Moore addresses the challenges arising from some pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) practices and explains how dispensing machines could improve access.

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Regular Marijuana Use May Increase Risk of Heart Disease, Study Finds

Publish DateMarch 10, 2023

“In young adults between the ages of 18 to 40, we’re seeing a higher amount of recreational use and also increased issues surrounding cardiovascular disease, such as stroke,” Robert Page, PharmD, MSPH, told Health.

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