Dr. Christine Birnie, Department Chair of Pharmaceutical Sciences, presented at the International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP) World Congress of Pharmacy in Bangkok, Thailand this past September. The theme for the 2014 congress was “Access to medicines and pharmacists today, better outcomes tomorrow.”
A group of faculty and students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy and the Biology Department have published a peer-reviewed original paper in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.
St. John Fisher College’s Lavery Library recently presented Dr. Mona Gandhi, Assistant Professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, with the 5th Annual Dr. Mark Szarejko Faculty Information Literacy Award.
This academic year, St. John Fisher College has welcomed several new faculty. Some have previously served as adjunct faculty members, while others are new to the College.
In the midst of a jam-packed Orientation schedule for first-year students at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, the group still managed to find an afternoon to put away their notes and iPads and disperse into the community to help where they could.
Dr. Jill Lavigne, Professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, recently presented two peer-reviewed workshops with collaborators at the biannual International Social Pharmacy Workshop in Boston, Massachusetts on August 6 and 7.
During the last week of July, students and faculty from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy participated in a domestic service trip with Global Volunteers.
Dozens of students from the East Rochester School District and the Rochester City School District’s “Horizons” summer camp program recently spent a week on the St. John Fisher College campus for “Discover at Fisher” week, learning about a variety of career options and more. The weeklong program took place July 21-25.
Earlier today, St. John Fisher College officials broke ground on the College’s much anticipated Integrated Science and Health Sciences Building, slated to open in fall 2015. The new building is part of the College’s Building for the Future initiative.
Faculty and students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy held a refugee health fair earlier this month, attracting patients from Rochester’s refugee community. The fair was held at the St. Mary’s Refugee Outreach Center.