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Pharmacy alum honored for work with student pharmacists

photo of Jalena Young and Pat O'Connor at the 2014 Preceptor of the Year award presentationPatrick O’Connor, the director of pharmacy at Toppenish Community Hospital, has been named the 2014 Preceptor of the Year by the College of Pharmacy at Washington State University.

O’Connor was presented with the award on Tuesday, July 22, at the WSU Doctor of Pharmacy Program Open House on the Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences campus in Yakima, Wash. The event brought the two universities together with the local health care community to celebrate the WSU-PNWU partnership to expand health sciences education in the Yakima area. Read more.

Student scholarship recipients honored

Five Washington State University Doctor of Pharmacy students with ambitions to own their own pharmacies have received Cardinal Health scholarships.

Student pharmacists Cassandra Song, Bridget Mummey, Mark Goff, Sekinah Samadi, and May Myngoc Chung Son have a lot in common. Read more.

New option makes it easier to combine two degrees

Students seeking the professional pharmacist degree at Washington State University will now find it quicker to also obtain a Ph.D. in pharmaceutical sciences if they are interested and eligible. By following an overlapping sequence of required courses for each of the two sequential degrees, a student could save two of the five years it generally takes to attain a Ph.D. Read more.

Former FDA administrator speaks at College's commencement

The former chief of staff for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration and president of the nonprofit Food and Drug Law Institute in Washington, D.C., was the keynote speaker on Thursday, May 8, at the commencement ceremony of the WSU College of Pharmacy. Read more.

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