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UMKC ranked in top 25 percent of all U.S. pharmacy schools

The UMKC School of Pharmacy tied for 31st in U.S. News and World Report Best Grad Schools rankings released in March. That put the school in the top one-quarter of the 134 U.S. pharmacy schools that were rated. “This is a testament to the quality and resilience of our hard-working students, and to the dedication of our faculty […]

Registration underway for 2020 UMKC Summer Pharmacy Camp

Each summer, the UMKC School of Pharmacy offers students preparing for college a closer look at the opportunities that abound in the field of pharmacy. The annual Summer Pharmacy Camp provides a unique opportunity to learn about pharmacy and the opportunities UMKC offers through hands-on activities, panel discussions with pharmacists and interactions with current Pharm.D. […]

I am a hospital trauma team member

UMKC School of Pharmacy: Where Opportunities Abound As the world becomes more aware of the growing skill sets of today’s pharmacists, the roles they play in health care will continue to evolve and expand. Our UMKC School of Pharmacy graduates reflect this, working in a vast array of health care fields. A 2007 graduate, Jeremy […]

Satellite Campus Feels Less Remote When You Have a Sense of Home

Growing up in a small Missouri town riding horses on a cattle ranch is a part of Raeann Kilgore’s core framework. She loves rural life. She enjoys the tight-knit community she grew up in and interacting with people. So when it was time for the University of Missouri graduate to choose where she would attend […]

UMKC pharmacy students do their part to immunize Missouri against influenza

Tis the season for colds and flu. And this fall, UMKC School of Pharmacy students were again busy battling the bug. Third-year pharmacy students participate each year in a pharmacy practice experience that includes learning to administer immunizations. This year, that experience involved administering 2,676 flu shots to patients at 59 immunization events throughout Missouri. […]

UMKC Health Professions Students and Coterie Theatre Have Important Message for Kansas City Teens

Gus Frank begins to share his story with a group of Kansas City teenagers. For about 20 minutes, he describes how this local high school basketball player discovered that he is HIV-positive and must now live with consequences. But the story is not really his own. It is, however, the unnerving and true story of […]

School of Pharmacy celebrates 2019 scholarship recipients, donors

More than 100 students from across the UMKC School of Pharmacy’s three campuses joined guests and donors for the Achievers of Excellence Scholarship Awards program on Oct. 25 at the UMKC Student Union. More than 300 people attended the event, including 40 scholarship donors, to celebrate the school’s 2019 scholarships awards. For fall 2019, the […]

UMKC student pharmacists receive individual, chapter honors at regional APhA-ASP meeting

Students from all three UMKC School of Pharmacy campuses brought home recognition and awards from the American Pharmacists Association-Academy of Student Pharmacists midyear Region VI meeting Nov. 1-3 in Dallas. Four students were recognized with individual leadership and service awards, and the school received regional chapter awards for outstanding service in three different patient care […]

Grant will help School of Pharmacy lead fight against opioid misuse

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is leading the fight against opioid misuse. With a grant from the Cardinal Health Foundation, the UMKC School of Pharmacy is partnering with the Missouri Pharmacy Association and St. Louis College of Pharmacy  to improve prescribing practices for pain management throughout the state of Missouri. The $120,000, two-year grant was […]

Summer Pharmacy Camp unveils a world of opportunities

Allison Adlich hasn’t decided what direction she would like her career path to take. So, for one day in June, the Warrensburg High School junior was at the UMKC School of Pharmacy learning all she could about the opportunities as a pharmacist. The Summer Pharmacy Camp provides a unique opportunity to learn about the field […]