The Wegmans School of Pharmacy held an award recognition ceremony to honor faculty and students for their achievements during the last academic year on Friday, May 2. And this year’s ceremony came with a surprise.
A total of 16 Pharmacy students enrolled in Associate Professor Dr. Amy Parkhill’s Introduction to Cancer Biology and Treatment service-learning course and took away much more than information on cancer biology and treatment after this semester.
Every 18 months, the Library Committee and the Provost of the College sponsor the Fisher Scholarship Celebration to recognize the scholarly works completed by individuals from across the campus community.
The St. John Fisher College Wegmans School of Pharmacy held its annual service day on Tuesday, April 8, sending nearly 250 students, faculty, and staff around the community on a community service mission.
A recent research and teaching collaboration among students, alumni, and faculty from the College’s Biology Department, School of Arts and Sciences, and the Wegmans School of Pharmacy has led to an article being accepted for publication in the American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education.
At the start of the spring semester, six students and four faculty members received good news and learned that their applications for the Community-Based Service-Learning Civic Engagement grant had been approved. The College’s Center for Community Engagement funded the grant submissions to be put towards spring semester service-learning courses.
One of the last classes students in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy (WSoP) take before they begin their rotations in real patient care settings involves the students being videotaped performing patient care activities in a simulated environment. The idea is that students will improve their proficiency and communication skills before interacting with the public.
Dr. Christine Birnie recently returned from her fall sabbatical as a Fulbright Scholar at SRM University in Chennai, India. While there, she was actively involved teaching and supporting the newly developed Pharm.D. program at the University.
Right after the start of 2014, Associate Professor Dr. Christine Birnie, who spent last semester in India as a Fulbright Scholar, welcomed Stephanie Donlon and Eileen Huang, P4 students in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, along with seven other medical professionals from the Rochester community to Pune, India to complete another medical mission.
A total of 207 pharmacy and nursing students participated in an Interprofessional Education (IPE) exercise from January 16-19, which included a one-day lecture and individual tabletop exercises.