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Graduate works to automate the future of pharmacy

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of retail pharmacists in the US is on the decline. There are, however, many other opportunities for graduates of the PC School of Pharmacy, The Future of Pharmacy Dr. Arlin Ashemore ‘18 has taken one such path. He is currently completing a research fellowship at Omnicell...

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Recent Grad Specializes in Chronic Care Management at a Family Practice

Dr. Olivia Brinkley ’20 recently started a new chronic care management (CCM) position in her hometown of Bamberg, S.C. Brinkley provides CCM as a service of Bamberg Family Practice. This primary care clinic plays a crucial role in the community’s health, since there’s not a hospital nearby. “My role in the practice is to perform...

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Pharmacy student recognized for service, research efforts

“The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy has offered me many opportunities to get involved outside of the classroom,” said third-year pharmacy student Amanda Smith. “These experiences had a huge impact on my education and exposure to the pharmacy profession.” Serving the Community In addition to working at Spartanburg Medical Center, Smith serves on the executive...

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New PCSP Admissions Director Excited to Help in Pharmacy Students’ Journey

“I look forward to working with prospective students through their enrollment journey at the PC School of Pharmacy,” Leigh Lanford ’98 said about returning to PC as the pharmacy school’s admissions director. Lanford has worked in higher education for 11 years, including eight years in admissions. Her admissions work has focused on enrollment best practices,...

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PC School of Pharmacy enters agreement with Spartanburg Community College

The Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy (PCSP) has entered into an agreement with Spartanburg Community College (SCC), a partnership that offers students an opportunity into the School and the pharmacy profession. “We are thrilled to enter into this agreement with Spartanburg Community College,” said Pharmacy Dean Dr. Kurt Wargo. “Through this agreement, students have the...

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President Staton addresses the Class of 2020

Graduating seniors in the College of Arts & Sciences were unable to gather on West Plaza for Commencement on Saturday, May 9. Neither could graduating pharmacy students gather in Belk Auditorium for the Hooding Ceremony on Friday, May 8. Since the ceremonies have been postponed due to the pandemic, President Bob Staton ’68 delivered special...

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Professor, students win award at MIT competition

Dr. Serge Afeli, assistant professor of pharmacology and director of pharmacy innovation and entrepreneurship, and students Sarah Lankford and Destiny Prinski received an award at the 2019 MIT Hacking Medicine competition. The three-day event took place on the MIT campus in Boston from May 3 to 5. Afeli, Lankford and Prinski competed against professors and...

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Graduates Earn Their Pharm.D. Degrees, Hoods

Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy graduated its sixth class of doctors of pharmacy during the School’s hooding ceremony on Friday, May 10. The event took place at 10 a.m. in Belk Auditorium on the main PC campus. Seventy-four students earned their degrees and doctoral hoods.

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Q&A with Becca Foster ’17

Becca Foster, a pharmacist at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital in Columbia, S.C., talks about being a pharmacist and what she thinks about the PC School of Pharmacy. Why did you decide to become a pharmacist? I chose to become a pharmacist because it is a career that combined my love of science and passion for...

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