Co-editor: Dan Hansen Co-editor: Dave Graves


South Dakota State University



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Summer 2012

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[Page] 2 Wall Drug Few stop at Wall Drug to see Cindy Dinger, but the pharmacist is appreciated.
[Page] 4 Family of the Year Beastroms, Markls honored for contributions to SDSU.
[Page] 6 Female pharmacists It’s a family tradition in the Garry family, dating back to 1945.
[Page] 8 Making an impact P2 Student Sara Wettergreen named to national education committee.
[Page] 10 Omathanu Perumal Honored for research work in developing novel carriers for drug delivery.
[Page] 11 Chandradhar Dwivedi Father figure receives State’s first departmental leadership honor.
[Page] 12 Jane Mort Work with acetaminophen combinations earns recognition from FDA, SDSU.
[Page] 13 Jodi Heins Professor filling new position tracking the college’s experiential education.
[Page] 14 Tadd Hellwig Students tab pharmacy practice assistant professor as teacher of the year.
[Page] 15 Rx errors Elk Point student wants to take down barriers between pharmacists, doctors, patients.
[Page] 16 Terry Hoffmann Military experience helps lead Distinguished Graduate to Veterans Affairs.
[Page] 17 Pharmacy in a foreign country Atlanta prof tells of his work with the nation of Georgia.
[Page] 18 White Coat Ceremony Record number (750-plus) witness ninth annual event at SDSU.
[Page] 19 Student organization awards Five professional organizations receive, give awards.
[Page] 20 2012 graduates
[Page] 23 Amy Doten Preceptor of the Year doesn’t shy away from tough conversations with students.
[Page] 24 Department of Pharmacy Practice James Clem reports.
[Page] 25 Department of Pharmaceutical Science Chandradhar Dwivedi reports. [Page] 26 Academic assessment report Jane Mort reports.
[Page] 27 Bill Darrah The 1996 graduate, now of Onawa, Iowa, blesses future students with scholarships.
[Page] 30 Phonathon This year’s event brings in $86,321 and a harvest of intangibles.
[Page] 31 J. Bruce Laughrey Lecture halls in the Avera Health and Science Center dedicated April 26.
[Page] 33 Development director’s column


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Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

The College of Pharmacy



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