<img height="1" width="1" style="display:none" src="https://www.facebook.com/tr?id=799546403794687&amp;ev=PageView&amp;noscript=1">
Blogs

Pharmacy News and Stories

Vaccinations

Pharmacy Perspectives    Vaccinations    Pharmacy   

Generous Gift Supports Vaccination Partnership for Underserved Communities

COVID-19 infections have plummeted, mask mandates are dropping, and the state of Colorado is welcoming the spring with a renewed sense of “post-Covid” enthusiasm. But not all Coloradans are breathing easier. According to the CDC, approximately 1.75 million people, or a third of the population in the state, have yet to be vaccinated. Many of these people are part of historically underserved, marginalized communities where access to health care is low and vaccination hesitancy is high.


Author Jordan Kellerman | Publish Date June 14, 2022
Full Story

COVID-19    Students    Vaccinations    Pharmacy

Pharmacy Students Step Up to Stamp Out COVID-19

The Experiential Office at the CU Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is a model for hands-on pharmacy programs across the nation. Known for providing clinical opportunities starting in the first year of pharmacy school, the program is used to activating students to respond to community needs. In a normal year, those requests are generally along the lines of providing wellness checks or administering flu vaccines, but this year the stakes are higher and the request much more urgent.


Author Lori Westermann | Publish Date January 20, 2021
Full Story

School of Pharmacy In the News

9News

Clearing medicine cabinets helps combat opioid crisis

news outlet9News
Publish DateApril 30, 2022

Professor Peter Rice, PharmD, PhD and CU Pharmacy students were featured in 9News participating in the DEA’s National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Their efforts helped get potentially dangerous drugs out of homes.

Full Story
Denver 7

'It can 100% be a gateway': Fort Collins man warns others about keeping unused prescription drugs

news outletDenver 7
Publish DateApril 25, 2022

Professor Robert Page, PharmD, spoke about the National Drug Takeback Day and CU Pharmacy's role in hosting the annual event on campus.

Full Story
Colorado Politics

Let patients benefit from prescription drug reform

news outletColorado Politics
Publish DateApril 22, 2022

Kavita Nair, PhD writes that, "Coloradans continue to struggle to pay for their prescription medications. The largest yearly survey of Colorado households conducted by the Colorado Health Institute found that one in five Coloradans skipped health-care services due to cost concerns in 2021."

Full Story
UK Today News

Newly developed drug shows promise against a novel oncogene that supports cancer progression

news outletUK Today News
Publish DateApril 07, 2022

In findings recently published in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Daniel LaBarbera, PhD and colleagues describe the optimization of the first lead CHD1L inhibitors (CHD1Li) through drug design and medicinal chemistry.

Full Story