News: College of Pharmacy

CNUCOP Class of 2025 student, presents his research at the national ASPET

Mr. Karim Pajazetovic, was selected to present a poster at the recently concluded 2024 ASPET

May, 2024

Karim's podium presentation was very well received and he received an on-the-spot offer from an FDA recruiter for an FDA-based post-doctoral training...... [Read More]

Clinical community service is the best classroom

CNU’s College of Pharmacy Faculty, Preceptors, and Student Pharmacists Completed Their Second Community monkeypox Vaccine Clinic

September, 2022

We administered 106 monkeypox vaccines intradermally. Over 300 vaccines were served in our first monkeypox vaccine clinic on August 13, 2022..... [Read More]

California Northstate University College of Pharmacy Ranked #6 Among all Pharmacy Schools in California

August 5, 2022

ELK GROVE, CA – California Northstate University College of Pharmacy has been ranked #6 among all fourteen pharmacy schools in California based on current American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) rankings for NIH research funding. Out of 143 pharmacy schools in the U.S., California Northstate University College of Pharmacy is now ranked #73 after being ranked #103 last year.

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California Northstate University Receives Final Approval on North Natomas Medical Center Campus

February 16, 2022

California Northstate University (CNU) is proud to announce that it has received final approval on its proposed North Natomas Medical Center Campus by the Sacramento City Council during last night’s meeting.

CNU’s proposed Medical Center Campus at Innovation Park is a new development project headed by the Sacramento Kings organization that will transform 35 acres of the 170-acre former Sleep Train Arena in North Natomas into a vibrant mix of residential, commercial, health and educational uses. [Read More]

California Northstate University Receives Unanimous Support on Proposed Medical Center Campus from Sacramento Planning and Design Commission

January 19, 2022

On Jan. 13, the Sacramento Planning and Design Commission unanimously recommended that the Sacramento City Council approve California Northstate University’s (CNU) proposed Medical Center Campus at Innovation Park. [Read More]

New use for Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena site revealed: ‘A hub of innovation’

June 16, 2021

Kings officials said they will turn over 35 acres of land, including the arena, to the locally based California Northstate University group to construct a major teaching hospital, trauma center and medical school that could bring up to 3,000 jobs as well as housing to the now unused site. [Read More]

Congratualtions to Kayla McCann

2021 United States Publics Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award Receipient

April, 2021

The Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award is issued by the Pharmacist Professional Advisory Committee (PharmPAC) of the United States Public Health Service (USPHS). This award was signed by Rear Admiral Ty Bingham, Assistant Surgeon General and Chief Professional Officer, Pharmacist, of the USPHS. This prestigious and competitive nation award recognizes pharmacy students who have made significant contributions to public health by promoting wellness and healthy communities.... [Read More]

ABC 10: Elk Grove college designated as public vaccination site

January 12, 2021

California Northstate University [CNU] announced its Elk Grove campus has been designated as one of the primary sites for COVID-19 vaccination for the public in the Sacramento region. The clinic will open to the public through appointment if you fall into Phase 1A on Jan. 15...

...selected because “its pharmacy students and interns are trained and certified to administer vaccines. It also has ultra-low temperature storage freezers required to preserve the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine safely before use.”... [Read More]

Flu Vaccination for Homeless Individuals During the COVID-19 Pandemic

April, 2021

...COP students provided flu vaccinations for people living in the unsheltered community answering any questions they had about flu immunizations and other health concerns. This was an amazing learning opportunity for the students, who were humbled to learn more about the unique challenges this vulnerable population experiences on a daily basis... [Read More]

California Northstate University College of Pharmacy Ranks No. 4 in Statewide Licensing Exam

…California Northstate University (CNU) announced that its College of Pharmacy (COP) has been ranked No. 4 in the state in the recently published California State Board of Pharmacy report for passing rates on the latest California Practice Standards and Jurisprudence Examination for Pharmacists (CPJE).

The results demonstrate the effectiveness of new strategies for curriculum improvement and individual competency assessment. Passing the CPJE is one of the required components to practice as a pharmacist in the State of California… [Read More]

Another Voice: Adding hospital beds is critical to dealing with health crises

April, 2021

...The hospital bed shortage will not go away once Covid-19 is vanquished. The reality is that we need more hospital beds to meet future demand, keep pace with the region’s growing population and prepare for public health crises that will inevitably strike again. As leading epidemiologists and public health organizations point out, the coronavirus will not be the last pandemic. In fact, steadily growing global travel and commercial, cultural and political interdependence among nations will make the onset of new viruses impossible to avoid...[Read More]

The Fauci Effect: Medical schools in Sacramento area are reporting an uptick in applications

December 6, 2020

Medical school deans around the nation are seeing what they are calling the “Fauci Effect,” as the number of applications at their medical schools have skyrocketed to unprecedented levels, according to the Association of American Medical Colleges...

...Dr. Joseph Silva, dean of the medical school at California Northstate, has known Fauci since they were both fellows in the study of infectious diseases in 1969, back before it was a subspecialty...[Read More]

California Northstate University Announces New Scholarship To Recognize Academic Excellence and Diversity

November 23, 2020

…California Northstate University (CNU) announced that it has established the President Academic and Diversity Scholarship, in a partnership between the CNU President’s Office and Duruisseau Foundation, a nonprofit established by Dr. Shelton Duruisseau, CEO of Quantum Care Place, Inc., a senior care and housing company, and former Vice President for Diversity & Community Engagement at the UC Davis Health System… [Read More]

Elk Grove Tribune: CNU Brings Diversity & Inclusion To Healthcare With Youth Focused Summer Camp

“Diversity and inclusion aren’t just buzzwords for Elk Grove’s California Northstate University (CNU) College of Medicine.

The four-year MD program whose mission is to “Advance the Art and Science of Medicine through Education, Service, Scholarship, and Social Accountability” put words into action this week as it kicked off its “Diversity in Medicine Camp.” In partnership with Asian Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association (APAPA) and tech giant Intel Corporation, the youth focused summer camp is CNU’s most recent effort to bring more minorities into the field of healthcare…” [Read More]

By partnering with PioneerRx Pharmacy Software, our program allows students to learn in a real-world environment using the most installed software for independent pharmacies. Students enhance their clinical and functional skills by training in a pharmacy system that is innovative, robust, and feature-rich.