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American Pharmacists Month

Event Date:  Monday, October 01, 2012-Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Throughout October, the University of Charleston School of Pharmacy joins other pharmacist colleagues and organizations in celebrating American Pharmacists Month.  During pharmacists month, we stop to recognize and celebrate the accomplishments of our faculty, staff, preceptors, student pharmacists, and alumni for their contributions to the profession. Several special events and noteworthy activities are planned throughout the month.  Please join us as we celebrate one of America’s most trusted professions and the contributions that have assisted in the improvement of patient care through the safe and effective utilization of medications.

Activities:

  • Student Organization Displays in SOP lobby (throughout the month)
  • PharmUC immunization clinics (throughout month)
  • IPPE Community Blood Pressure Check (October 4)
  • ASHP Clinical Skills Competition  (October 5)
  • APhA Chili Cook-off Health Fair (October 6-7)
  • AAPS Research Brown Bag (October 9)
  • Rho Chi Induction (October 15)
  • Convocation Speaker: Kyle Fields, COO/ Director of Operations/Director of Marketing and Sales
  • APPRO-RX  (October 16)
  • WVSOM press conference – focus on interdisciplinary efforts and improvement of health care (October 17)
  • AAPS Research Brown Bag (October 23)
  • APhA and SSHP Pharmacists Recognition Bags (October 22-26)
  • American Pharmacy Educator Week  (October 22-26)
  • SSHP Pharmacy Educators Week Display (October 22-26 in the student lounge)
  • APhA and SSHP Pharmacists Recognition Bags (October 22-26)
  • Congresswoman Shelley Moore Capito visit – advocacy initiative (October 26)