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The South Dakota State University College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions is nationally recognized for excellence in preparing students to provide high quality patient-centered care. Our academic programs provide a student-centered education in state-of-the-art facilities. Students have the opportunity to participate in a wide variety of outstanding learning experiences including experiential education, inter-professional education, simulation and student organization activities.

In the area of research, the college features a vast array of projects. Research teams led by faculty are making progress on projects that can enhance the health and well-being of people around the world. The college’s growing research portfolio includes cancer treatment, unique drug delivery systems, addiction to drugs and alcohol, cardiovascular health, vaccine technology and inter-professional collaborative care.

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Avera gift to SDSU to expand health care education, workforce

In an effort to support health sciences and future workforce building, Avera has made a generous gift to the South Dakota State University Foundation of its property at 33rd Street and Minnesota Avenue, expanding SDSU’s presence in Sioux Falls and providing a permanent home for its Sioux Falls-based programs in nursing and pharmacy at the SDSU Metro Center.
Keith Knutson

Lecture to address using vaccines to combat cancer

A renowned researcher from Mayo Clinic will share how vaccines can be used to combat cancer at a free lecture Monday, April 8. The 11th annual Francis Miller Public Lecture in Cancer Research will be delivered by Keith Knutson at 7 p.m. in Herold Crest Room (253C) in the University Student Union on the South Dakota State University campus. It is sponsored by the College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions. The talk is geared toward the general public, the college reports.

Pharmaceutical sciences faculty receives Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award

College of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions faculty member Joshua Reineke is the latest recipient of the South Dakota State University Excellence in Graduate Student Mentoring Award. Reineke was named recipient of the award at the 2024 Celebration of Faculty Excellence in February.