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    Pharmacy Students Promote Wellness, Prevention During October

    Students at Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy are visible in many ways as they observe American Pharmacists Month during October. In addition to participating in community health fairs and other events throughout the month, many students will spend the week of October 27-31 gaining practice experience at independent and community chain pharmacies.

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    Members of the Class of 2018 Receive White Coats

    Members of Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy Class of 2018 were recognized during the school’s annual White Coat ceremony on Friday, Oct. 3 at Shades Mountain Baptist Church.

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    Samford, Meijo Pharmacy Schools Celebrate 20-Year Link

    Something pretty amazing" is the way Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice Michael D. Hogue describes a 20-year relationship between the school and its counterpart at Meijo University in Nagoya, Japan.

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    Pharmacy School Honored by American Heart Association

    Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy was recently recognized by the American Heart Association's Power to End Stroke program for its efforts to help gain understanding of the issues of stroke in African Americans and the role individuals play in helping to decrease the devastation of this disease. Associate Professor, Dr. Pilar Murphy and third year pharmacy student Josh Knight accepted the award on behalf of the school. 

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    Crouch Named Dean of McWhorter School of Pharmacy

    Dr. Michael A. Crouch has been named dean of Samford University's McWhorter School of Pharmacy effective July 1, 2014.  Crouch, an accomplished educator, clinician and researcher, currently serves as executive associate dean and professor at East Tennessee State University's Gatton College of Pharmacy, Johnson City.

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    Pharmacy School Receives NACDS Foundation Grant

    McWhorter School of Pharmacy has received one of only six National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation Pharmacy Partners grants.  The $20,000 grant will be used to develop a prototype model to facilitate improved patient care and enhance public health outcomes.

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    Pharmacy Student Finishes Third Runner Up in National Patient Counseling Competition

    Pharmacy student Ashley Waddell received third runner up in the American Pharmacists Association Academy of Students Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) National Patient Counseling Competition. This is the highest placing any student from McWhorter School of Pharmacy has ever achieved in the annual competition; as one of the top four finalists, Waddell received a cash prize for her efforts.

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    Registration Open for International Scholars Conference

    McWhorter School of Pharmacy is now accepting registrations for the second annual International Pharmacy Scholars Conference. Scholars from around the globe will stay on the Samford University campus, observe various pharmacy practice sites in the Birmingham area and attend workshops and lectures.  The conference will be held July 10-20, 2014.

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    Pharmacy Student Receives National Association of Chain Drug Stores Foundation’s Student Scholarship Award

    Jessica Carver, a second year student in Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was selected by The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation for one of only four Pharmacy Student Scholarship Awards.

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    Pharmacy Student Selected for National Student Leadership Council

    Pharmacy student Taylor Hightower has been selected for a position on the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) Student Leadership Council. As one of only 16 council members from across the country, Hightower will serve as a regional representative and contact for NCPA student chapters and will provide student perspective regarding the development of NCPA programs.

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