CPPS in the News
Stories from around the web featuring WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences students, faculty, staff, and alumni.
Yakima Valley health care students get real life experience with vaccine rollout
Front page news! WSU pharmacy and nursing students pitch in to vaccinate eligible community members across the Yakima Valley.
Read more from the Yakima Herald
Hundreds of WSU students and faculty will be tested for COVID-19 prior to first day
KXLY recently talked to second-year pharmacy student Michael Asfha about the COVID-19 testing program on the Spokane campus going into the new semester.
Read more from KXLY
2021 NCAA Today’s Top 10 Award honorees named
Third-year pharmacy student, Kayla Leland was chosen by the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as one of the Today’s Top 10 Award recognizing outstanding former student-athletes. She did her undergraduate work at Whitworth University while also participating in track, cross country and basketball.
Read more from the NCAA
The sunshine vitamin
Pharmacotherapy Professor and Chair John White examines studies looking into vitamin D deficiency as it relates to COVID-19 incidence and severity.
Read more from the Inlander Health and Home Magazine
WSU pharmacy students get certified to give vaccines in time for flu season, eventual COVID-19 vaccine
With classes being virtual this semester due to the pandemic, instructors had to quickly figure out a way to get students safely certified to administer vaccines in time for flu season, or COVID-19 shots, if and when that comes to market.
COVID-19 cases have quadrupled in Whitman County in just 2 weeks
The Washington State University mobile health care unit was in Pullman starting September 2 with pharmacy student and other WSU Health Sciences volunteers onboard and ready to help test Pullman WSU students for COVID-19.
Upbringing influences student regent’s leadership
Fourth-year pharmacy student and WSU student regent Arliegh Cayanan attributes his community-centered leadership style to his Hawaiian upbringing. He hopes to bring this “spirit of Aloha” to his new role as regent.
Yakima Pharmacotherapy faculty Damianne Brand-Eubanks and Angela Stewart joined alum Glen Chase in compounding, bottling, and labeling 40 liters of hand sanitizer for use at Comprehensive Healthcare in Yakima.
Intermittent fasting: A time to eat, a time to fast
WSU Pharmacotherapy Chair John White shares his insights on how intermittent fasting could impact those living with diabetes.
Puzzles, games, and new activities can keep your brain healthy. Plus, they’re fun!
Games aren’t just fun, they may help students learn new concepts and retain information. Learn more about the wonders of games and how one of our academic fellows, Boris Zhang, engages students in their education by incorporating games into the PharmD curriculum.
CPPS faculty member recognized by provost
Pharmacotherapy Clinical Associate Professor Julie Akers was named the Provost’s Featured Faculty Member at the WSU vs. Oregon State football game on Saturday, November 23.
Surprising, unhealthy ingredients found in vape juices
One ingredient in e-juices is called, Propylene Glycol, it’s also found in things like your lotions, shampoos and even anti-freeze. WSU College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences’ doctors Lazarus and Denton shared expertise from their research into cancer prevention and how people metabolize tobacco.
Steve Gleason Institute for Neuroscience featured at symposium
Three inaugural fellows who will play a pivotal role in researching new treatments for ALS and other neurodegenerative diseases were announced, including Pharmaceutical Sciences Assistant Professor Travis Denton.