University Advancement

Let's DU Lunch

Ever curious with a hunger for knowledge, Bulldogs love to learn. Satisfy your craving and connect with the pack at Let’s DU Lunch.Drake University and the Greater Des Moines Partnership invite you to the 19th season of Let’s DU Lunch, a professional speaker series that lets you hear firsthand from the Drake and community leaders who make Des Moines great.

Des Moines Embassy Club
34th Floor of the Ruan Building
666 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA
11:30 AM – 1 PM


Craige Wrenn, Department Chair of Pharmaceutical, Biomedical, and Administrative Science, Drake University
Sally Haack, Associate Professor of Pharmacy and Practice, Drake University

Wrenn has taught and conducted research at Drake since 2004 and is currently focused on neuropharmacology: how medicine can affect the brain and behavior. He was Drake’s Hartig Distinguished Professor in 2011 and received the Troyer Research Fellowship in 2015. As an associate professor, Haack coordinates a pharmacy skills-based lab course for third-year pharmacy students and precepts student pharmacists at Primary HealthCare Pharmacy. Wrenn and Haack will speak about the opioid epidemic—how the crisis started, what makes opioids so addictive, and what countermeasures are being taken by Iowa and other states.

Seating is limited. Walk-ins are welcome, but we cannot guarantee a seat without a reservation. Registration will close when capacity is met. No refunds. 

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Wednesday November 01
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Craige Wrenn - The opioid epidemic and what's being done to end it Young Professional Rate: $16, Standard Rate: $20
Event registration summary
Let's DU Lunch November 2017:
Young Professional
Standard Rate