Professor Dr. Vivek Dave was recently appointed as a member of the Excipients Monograph Expert Committee for the United States Pharmacopeia.
Faculty at St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy have released preliminary results from a study of a new home medication adherence system. The system, MedaCube, includes a fully automated dispenser, and seeks to solve the “forgot to take meds” medication adherence problem.
This fall, 17 undergraduate students matriculated into the Wegmans School of Pharmacy as the College’s first cohort of Early Assurance program participants.
Dr. Karl G. Williams, professor and vice chair of Pharmacy Practice at the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, was recently appointed general counsel for the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education.
This summer, 30 students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy traveled to Montana, El Salvador, and Honduras for service trips and medical missions that have become a hallmark experience for students. The medical missions and service trips, some of which include clinical rotations, serve as an opportunity for students to experience diverse cultures and communities.
St. John Fisher College graduate students from three healthcare disciplines will receive interprofessional training in how to best work with patients who require substance abuse screenings, interventions, and referrals to treatment, thanks to a $867,000 grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
St. John Fisher College celebrated the opening of its new Integrated Science and Health Sciences building with a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday, Sept. 22. The 31,000 square foot academic facility includes two 100-seat classrooms, teaching laboratories, a lab prep room, faculty offices, and breakout spaces for student collaboration.
Third year pharmacy student Ryan Thomas was selected to participate in the Paul Ambrose Scholarship program, which prepares public health and clinical health professions students address population health challenges at the national and community level.
St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy will launch a new Continuing Professional Education program, which recently received accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. The program aims to provide quality continuing education to faculty, alumni, and preceptors, while continuing the School’s rich collaborations with local pharmacy organizations.
Two Wegmans School of Pharmacy faculty and a former staff member recently delivered presentations at the Association for Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE) Conference in Lexington, Kentucky.