Tony Guerra, PharmD

Tony Guerra, PharmD
Tony Guerra, PharmD, is chair, instructor, and pre-pharmacy advisor at Des Moines Area Community College's Pharmacy Technician program. He's TonyPharmD on YouTube, where he provides help pronouncing and memorizing medication names, as well as pre-pharmacy and GRE advice to more than 1300 followers. He most recently authored the audiobook Memorizing Pharmacology: A Relaxed Approach, a humanities-based approach to learning drug names read by former BBC talent James Gillies. He graduated from Iowa State University with a BA in English and the University of Maryland with his PharmD. You can follow him on Twitter at @Tony_PharmD.
How do over 7 million community college students learn about the pharmacy profession?
Jan 12, 2017 @07:35 AM
Some side businesses fit better with a pharmacy career. How can you get started?
Jan 10, 2017 @02:38 AM
One entrepreneurial student had his first experience with pharmacy in high school, is that where we should be starting?
Dec 1, 2016 @02:15 AM
The PCAT and GRE have verbal testing components, which may not coincide with a student’s science heavy preparation, so here are some tips on improving your word game fast.
Oct 12, 2016 @06:19 AM
This November, the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy is releasing a longer North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination.
Oct 3, 2016 @02:12 AM
This new program will help with the shortage of Hispanic, Latino, and Spanish-speaking health care providers in the area.
Sep 22, 2016 @01:59 AM
With the advent of massive open online courses, one university has made MBA content available to all.
Sep 19, 2016 @04:51 AM
Family farms disappear as globalization pushes farming to consolidation and specialization. Are there parallels with the family pharmacy?
Sep 17, 2016 @02:26 AM
Biology and chemistry might not be the best prepharmacy majors.
Sep 14, 2016 @05:34 AM
The top 200 drugs list changes every year. Here’s a way to keep up and help your classmates.
Sep 2, 2016 @03:59 AM
To help accomplish the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy’s mission to spread the word about pharmacy as a profession, 7 pharmacy schools have banded together for a biannual event.
Aug 30, 2016 @07:27 AM
With the availability of Internet search functions, students often struggle to memorize large blocks of information in the unfamiliar language of generic and brand-name medications.
Aug 29, 2016 @08:15 AM
Student pharmacists pay a premium in their last professional year to complete their Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experiences.
Aug 25, 2016 @03:29 AM
Few pharmacy schools offer technician training, but one unique program is helping licensed techs enter advanced-practice roles.
Aug 25, 2016 @03:05 AM
Pharmacists can learn a lot from helping to solve public health challenges.
Aug 22, 2016 @05:37 AM
Although the number of pharmacy school applicants may have slightly decreased in the past 5 years, the surge in pharmacy schools has made admissions a priority.
Jul 29, 2016 @07:37 AM
Prepharmacy students may choose to take community college courses to mitigate some expenses and avoid larger student loan debt.
Jul 18, 2016 @02:34 AM
The pitfalls of a pharmacist surplus have been clearly outlined, but several types of individuals and institutions may benefit from having more pharmacists in the marketplace.
Jul 11, 2016 @12:28 PM
The majority of P4 focuses on clinical training and preparation for residency, so entrepreneurial pharmacy students looking for leadership and management experience may need to get creative with their elective rotation choices.
Jul 5, 2016 @12:43 PM
Five years after graduating from pharmacy school, I thought I would lose my career as a pharmacist.
Jun 28, 2016 @09:30 AM
The places where pharmacy technicians work outside of traditional retail and hospital settings might surprise you.
Jun 27, 2016 @12:50 PM
With busy lives and longer commutes, podcasts provide an excellent opportunity to start conversations in the classroom about the pharmacy profession.
Jun 21, 2016 @03:37 AM
The short answer is: the accreditation document says so.
Jun 14, 2016 @03:30 AM
There’s continued debate over the suitable pre-pharmacy schooling necessary for success in pharmacy school.
Jun 9, 2016 @12:33 PM

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