Dr. Emmanuelle Schwartzman has been with the College of Pharmacy since 2008. The Gamma Sigma chapter of Rho Chi Society at WesternU, won for a project proposal award “Health Fair Follow-up Clinic.” This is the third straight year that the chapter has won this award. The award includes $500 and an engraved plaque that was presented during the American Pharmacists Association Annual Meeting on March 26, 2017 in San Francisco, CA. Student Pharmacist Alan Nguyen is the current President of the Chapter. They also won Chapter Finalist for our region for Chapter of the Year. Dr. Schwartzman serves as faculty advisor to the chapter. For more news about Dr. Schwartzman click here.
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College of Pharmacy student Marvin Ortiz was named a 2016 National Hispanic Health Foundation (NHHF) Scholar. NHHF, the foundation of the National Hispanic Medical Association, developed this national scholarship program to reward Hispanic students in health professional programs for exceptional academic performance, leadership and commitment to serving the Hispanic community. Click here for more information.
Congratulations to WesternU student pharmacists Lena Hadaya, PharmD Candidate 2017 and Eleanor Liu, PharmD Candidate 2017 for winning the CSHP Clinical Skills Competition at the CSHP Seminar held at the Disneyland Hotel on October 29, 2016. The team competed against 8 other teams representing California pharmacy schools. Patrick Chan and Mark Nguyen are WesternU faculty members and served as advisors and mentors for the competition. The competition requires each team to perform a written evaluation of a clinical case followed by an oral presentation and questions by a panel of judges made up of experienced pharmacists and faculty members. The team will go on to compete at the national level in December, 2016 at the ASHP Mid-Year Clinical meeting in Las Vegas.
According to a report released by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP), WesternU COP is ranked No. 4 among private colleges in obtaining grant research funding.
A new window covering was installed March 4, 2016 on the northwest corner of the building. The College of Pharmacy is celebrating its 20th anniversary in 2016, and the 225-square-foot graphic depicts milestones throughout its history and showcases faculty and students in the classroom, in the clinic and in the community. Click here for the full article.
May 29: Memorial Day – Campus closed
June 12: Towne & Gown Golf Classic
June 24: Preview Day
July 15-19: AACP Annual Meeting
WesternU College of Pharmacy students pursuing careers in independent pharmacy will continue to have access to a number of generous scholarships thanks to a $100,000 donation from Cardinal Health.
“We are confident that WesternU’s student pharmacists are receiving an education and experiences that will prepare them to be the next generation of pharmacy owners, and we are proud to support that effort with this additional scholarship funding,” said Daniel Rim, Director of Sales, Pacific South Region for Cardinal Health.
Only nine fellowship programs in the U.S. meet the American College of Clinical Pharmacy’s (ACCP) rigorous standards and guidelines for certification. Western University of Health Sciences’ College of Pharmacy has two of them.
The ACCP Board of Regents and the ACCP Research Fellowship Program Peer Review Committee re-certified the COP Department of Pharmacy Practice and Administration Chair and Professor Dr. Anandi Law’s Fellowship in Health Outcomes for a full five years. This certification recognizes that her program meets ACCP Fellowship Guidelines. A full review is conducted on established fellowship programs and preceptors who have graduated two or more fellows. For the full article click here.
The Pharmacy in the Patient Care Center (PCC) at Western University of Health Sciences now has a secure dropbox to assist the local community with the disposal of unnecessary and expired non-controlled medications .