Pharmacy Students Excel at Orlando Meeting

Congratulations to the group of College of Pharmacy students who wrapped up a week at the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting 2017 with an impressive array of accomplishments.  

  • Rebecca Berg (P4) and Jennifer Toth (P4) represented NEOMED and placed in the top 11 finalists among 135 teams in the national clinical skills competition. They presented their case in the live round, received national recognition and won iPads.
  • NEOMED’s Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists (SSHP) chapter won third place in ASHP’s Practice Advancement Initiative (PAI) video competition, a national student competition to showcase the pillars of PAI.
  • Led by current president Sara Loftus (P2), NEOMED’s SSHP chapter presented their project on mentorship at the Student Society Showcase.
  • Laura Nice (P4) was one of 11 students nationally who was recognized with a 2017 ASHP Student Leadership Award.
  • As an appointed member of the ASHP Pharmacy Student Forum (PSF) Executive Committee, Laura Nice assisted in moderating student sessions at Midyear and developing strategic plans for the PSF’s upcoming year.
  • NEOMED’s SSHP chapter was highlighted in a presentation titled “Pillars of Success: Perspectives in Practice Advancement” for collaborating with the Ohio Society of Health-System Pharmacists.
  • The following students presented posters: Andrea Utley (P2), Audrianna Lombardi (P4), Autumn Walkerly (P3), Charles Dorflinger (P4), Kaitlin Patterson (P4), Kelsey Wasko (P4), Ken Carlson (P3), Nathan Bohach (P3), Rachel Neugebauer (P3), Ricky Kaiser (P3), Stephanie Wonnell (P4), Kacie Cassell (P4), Terrence Johnson (P4) and Vincent Notareschi (P4).

The American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP) Midyear Clinical Meeting 2017 was held in Orlando from Dec. 3-7.

Laura Nice (P4) contributed this report.

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