The PharmaKan is your place to hear news about the school, our faculty, our students, and you, our alumni.

You told us you wanted to hear more about what’s happening in and around the KU School of Pharmacy, and we’re excited to take on that challenge.

In exchange, we would like to hear more about what’s happening in your lives. If you have news that you would like to share with your fellow alumni, let us know.

The Alumni Notes section is your place to announce your new job, awards and professional achievements of any kind. We’d also like to hear about your personal achievements such as marriages and new children or grandchildren.

Alumni will also be included in our monthly news and feature stories, so if you have ideas, send us a note at

2nd among all schools of pharmacy in National Institutes of Health funding
Brings more than $20 million in external funding into the state each year
7 of 19 cancer drugs formulated through the National Cancer Institute were developed at the KU School of Pharmacy
3,000 free flu shots given to Kansans in need during the past 5 years
4,000 living alumni, 63 percent of them living and working in Kansas
KU pharmacists practice in 95 of Kansas’ 105 counties
20th among public schools of pharmacy.
—U.S. News & World Report
$20.2 million NIH research grant earned by Distinguished Professor Jeff Aubé was 2nd largest in Kansas history
100 percent placement after graduation for KU Pharm.D. students
Established in 1885 as the 1st professional program at KU