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Students advocate in state, nation for pharmacy practice

photo: Ryan NottinghamMore than 70 student pharmacists from Washington State University spoke to state legislators in Olympia this month about expanding use of pharmacy services. And a student pharmacist will represent WSU on March 25-26 when 300 advocates from across the nation take a similar message to Washington, D.C.

In Olympia, students joined representatives from the Washington State Pharmacy Association to educate legislators about how pharmacists can fill growing healthcare needs. Read more.

Former surgeon general to speak at commencement

photo: Dr. Richard CarmonaRichard Carmona, former surgeon general of the United States, will be the keynote speaker at the commencement ceremony of the Washington State University College of Pharmacy at 2 p.m. Thursday, May 7, at Martin Woldson Theater at the FOX.

Carmona is an advocate of health literacy and prevention as effective means to improve public health and reduce healthcare costs. Read more.

WSU student pharmacist selected for FDA internship

James Leonard, a third-year student pharmacist at Washington State University, has been selected for a summer internship with the Division of Drug Information at the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Leonard will participate in the FDA program as one of his Doctor of Pharmacy program’s advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE) rotation requirements. Read More.

Student earns national honor two years in a row for drug research

Pharmacy graduate student Brandon Gufford received a Presidential Trainee Award from the American Society for Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics (ASCPT) on March 4, 2015, at the organization’s 2015 annual meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana. Read more.


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