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We celebrated our 12th Annual Ray Symposium, “Communicating Science Effectively” on April 19. Our distinguished speaker this year was Alan I. Leshner, PhD, CEO Emeritus of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and Executive Publisher of the journal Science. AAAS was founded in 1848 and is the world’s largest, multi-disciplinary scientific and engineering society. To view the symposium click here.
The Ray Symposium honors Max D. Ray, MS, PharmD, Dean Emeritus of WesternU College of Pharmacy. As Professor and Dean, from 1996-2006, he created a stimulating educational environment that fostered excellence and professionalism. His professional career was divided almost equally into pharmacy practice, association management, and education. A major focus of his work, throughout his career was seeking ways in which to improve the value of pharmacy to society.
WesternU College of Pharmacy’s 1st Annual Rx5000 Walk/Run event in promotion of community wellness and support of our future healthcare professionals.
Funds raised for this event will aid student scholarships, community health fairs, and student mentorship and career development programs. It’s an event you will not want to miss!
Students are inspired to become pharmacists or health care professionals because of a relationship fostered between the Pomona Unified School District, SIHS and WesternU’s Pomona Health Career Ladder program. This partnership has led to a strong pipeline of extended activities through the middle and high school grades.
Palomares Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) 10th-graders took a field trip to the WesternU College of Pharmacy Compounding Lab Wednesday, May 21, 2014. They came to learn firsthand how to compound non-medicated toothpaste during Palomares Day, which is annually organized by WesternU’s Latino Medical Student Association. For the full video click here.
On May 10, 2013 the Palomares Academy of Health Sciences (PAHS) 10th-grade students learned how to compound lip balm and skin cream.
The Office of Continuing Education (OCE) of the Western University of Health Sciences College of Pharmacy is dedicated to preparing pharmacists and pharmacy technicians to serve and lead through life-long learning by providing quality continuing professional education designed to enhance professional competence, critical thinking, active learning, and skills development. Our primary target audiences are our alumni, preceptors and those pharmacists and technicians within our professional community. See additional details about our programs here.