Skip Sub Menu

The DELTA Rx Institute Partners

Partnership is a unique opportunity to support practitioners, students, and faculty in their ventures to create value for patients and society. Request Information on Becoming a Partner


Current and Past Partners*

Drake University

Drake University's mission is to provide an exceptional learning environment that prepares students for meaningful personal lives, professional accomplishments, and responsible global citizenship

‌Iowa Pharmacy Association

The Iowa Pharmacy Association is the state society representing the profession of pharmacy in Iowa, united for the purpose of promoting safe and effective medication use to improve the health of patients. Since 1880, the Iowa Pharmacy Association is organized to preserve and advance the interests of the profession and to serve the professional needs of all pharmacists, student pharmacists, and pharmacy technicians.

Program Sponsors

Cardinal Health

For those tasked with navigating the complexities of healthcare, Cardinal Health brings scaled solutions that help our customers thrive in a changing world. Cardinal Health has helped The DELTA Rx Institute by providing scholarships and operating support for many years. 

Live Oak Bank

The Live Oak Bank mission is to create an unprecedented banking experience for small business owners nationwide, through service and technology. Recipients of the Difference Maker Award will receive a $500 travel award to attend the unique Live Oak Bank Pharmacy Summer Student Program in Wilmington, North Carolina

Drake John Pappajohn Entrepreneurship Center

Mr. Pappajohn has organized and financed the John Pappajohn Entrepreneurial Centers at five different universities and colleges in the state of Iowa. These centers have helped create and launch over 1,000 new companies. The Next Top Entrepreneur Competition Winner has the opportunity to foster their business idea at the Pappajohn Center for Entrepreneurship Outreach at Drake University.

McKesson: Internship Support

Pharmacist's Mutual: Internship Support

Walmart: NTEC Support

US Bank: NTEC Support



‌National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS)

The mission of NACDS is to advance the interests and objectives of the chain community pharmacy industry, by fostering its growth and promoting its role as a provider of healthcare services and consumer products.

National Inventors and Investors Association (NII)

Community Pharmacy Foundation

Internship Partners

Eagle Grove Pharmacy

Eagle Grove Pharmacy is a full service pharmacy that provides top-notch pharmaceutical care at an affordable price. Eagle Grove offers a Drake University P4 to improve their entrepreneruship and innovation skills during a 5 week internship during rotations. 


NuCara is passionately committed to providing diverse pharmacy and other health care products and services, emphasizing excellence, innovation, and creativity. They strive to be the recognized leader in successfully identifying, developing, and delivering superior pharmacy and other health care products and services to the delight of their patients.

GRx Holdings

GRx Holdings strives to provide consistent, quality personal service to our patients with a genuine concern for patient’s health. 

Hartig Drug

Hartig Drug is committed to providing personalized health consulting, pharmaceutical products, and consumer goods through retail stores located conveniently to anyone in need of medicine, medical service or consumer goods.

Ankeny Pharmacy


Wester Drug


Carroll Apothecary

Kerr Drug


Drilling Pharmacy



*Current partners are blue in color