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Pharmacy Research at Creighton

Expanding our pharmaceutical knowledge.

The Department of Pharmacy Practice and the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences is dedicated to expanding knowledge through research. Students and faculty work on a wide array of projects to advance knowledge in areas they are passionate about.

Learn more about the current research studies below.

The Cura Project

Take control of your diabetes by taking control of your life.

Are you 19 years of age or older and have type 2 diabetes? Are you experiencing financial stress or struggling to afford healthy eating? If so, you may qualify for The Cura Project.

The Cura Project provides:

  • 12 months of financial education and coaching
  • 6 months of health-lifestyle coaching
  • 18 months of bi-monthly groceries
  • 18 months of access to a financial social worker 

The Financial Success Program
The Financial Success Program (FSP) is a year-long education and coaching program designed to help you find financial stability. The program includes:
- In-person group financial education classes for 9 weeks
- Personalized financial coaching for a year

Health and Wellness Coaching
One-on-one health and wellness coaching will be available for six months to research study participants who complete the FSP.

Coaching will be individually tailored, and may include the following topics:
- Stress management
- Physical activity
- Alcohol use
- Tobacco use
- Sleep
- Healthy eating

Food Pharmacy
The Cura Project has partnered with a local grocery story to have health groceries delivered directly to your home every two weeks for 18 months. These healthy foods will include information on kitchen skills and various recipes.

Participation in the FSP and Health and Wellness Coaching is required to receive the Food Pharmacy.

Financial Social Work
Participants meet with a financial social worker to maximize available income and benefits, connect with community programs to increase income and receive help with applications, required documents, and submissions. The social worker assists participants in navigating resources such as housing, health insurance, prescription costs, transportation, pantries and utilities.

Interested in learning more?  Contact our research team at 402.717.3618.

The Cura Project is a collaboration between Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Health Professions, Financial Hope Collaborative and CHI Health.