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Pharmacy WINTER SPRING 2014 P E R S P E C T I V E S CU's Skaggs SCHOOL OF PHARMACY From nationwide school rankings to licensing pass rates and outstanding on-time graduation rates - our school proves it's exceptional. * Ranked 24th on U.S. News & World Report's 2013 list of best pharmacy schools in the country (out of 129 schools) * In 2013, 100% of our recent graduates who took the NAPLEX passed the exam. * 91% of the graduates from the class of 2013 completed the curriculum within 4 academic years and 94% of the class of 2013 are anticipated to have graduated within 5 academic years * In 2013, 75% of graduates who applied for first-year residencies matched. The national average was 63.4%. * 7th in the nation for National Institutes of Health (NIH) funding among pharmacy schools and 8th in the nation for grant funding from all sources among pharmacy schools (fiscal year 2012-2013). In This Issue 2-8 Alter Egos 10 Genie in a Bottle 12 The Other Drug Problem 14 Action and Advocacy FUTURE Pr e s c r i p t i o n f o r t h e M ore than 200 4th graders descended upon the Anschutz Medical Campus recently and discovered what it's like to be pharmacists. Hosted by second and third-year pharmacy students and members of the SNPhA and CSSHP, 4th graders learned about the importance of accurate measurements, labeling, and compounding. Second-year pharmacy student Thanh Tran helps 4th graders compound

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