Anita Pena and Kelly Curran, P-3 students in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy (WSoP), completed the School’s fifth medical mission of the summer, traveling to Kenya for two weeks with Global Health Outreach, returning just days before their classes started in August.
In early August, three students and one alumnus from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy attended the Phi Delta Chi’s Grand Council national convention, bringing home two awards recognizing the Fisher chapter’s service and professional projects.
Wegmans School of Pharmacy students have done it again, and completed the School’s fourth medical mission of the summer.
Over the course of a week in late July, eight students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy served about 2,100 patients in San Miquel, El Salvador, completing another medical mission.
On Monday, August 12, St. John Fisher College and the Buffalo Bills hosted “Discover at Fisher” day for 50 local high school students from the East Rochester School District, the "Safe to be Smart" program, and the Rochester City School District’s “Horizons” summer camp program.
Pharmacy students Megan Monahan and Michael Smith were looking for an opportunity to travel abroad on a mission - a medical mission. And after researching and talking with other students and faculty, the two decided Kenya was the place for them.
The work of Wegmans School of Pharmacy faculty Dr. Jennifer Mathews, Associate Professor; Dr. Rich O’Brocta, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs; and Dr. Jane Souza, Assistant Dean for Assessment and Acting Chair, Department of Pharmacy Practice & Administration; has won a 2013 Award for Excellence in Assessment from the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).
Five pharmacy students, three nursing students, and Dr. Christine Birnie, Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, recently returned from the 7th medical mission trip to El Salvador after spending eight days offering healthcare services to rural and underserved communities.
Dr. Jill Lavigne, Associate Professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, attended the 32nd Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Pain Society (APS) in New Orleans. The meeting took place May 8-11.
During the May 10 Wegmans School of Pharmacy hooding ceremony, faculty honored graduating students with prestigious awards.