Pharmacy News and Events

Fisher to Host Out of the Darkness Campus Walk to Benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention Students at the 2022 Out of the Darkness Walk.

03/29/2023 - Fisher students, faculty, staff, and teams from Nazareth College and Roberts Wesleyan University will join the effort to raise awareness about suicide prevention during the Out of the Darkness Campus Walk at St. John Fisher University. The event begins at 10 a.m. on Sunday, April 16, in Cleary Family Auditorium in Kearney Hall.

Fisher, Mt. Olivet Host Free Blood Pressure Screenings A blood pressure gauge.

03/14/2023 - The Wegmans School of Nursing and Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher University are partnering with Mt. Olivet Baptist Church to host a clinic that will provide free blood pressure screenings to members of the community.

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Advances Partnerships with Indian Universities Dr. Christine Birnie (second from the right) with officials from the Dr. D.Y. Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research in Pune, India.

03/07/2023 - This winter break, while participating in a medical service trip to Pune, India, Dr. Christine Birnie, dean of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, established and advanced memorandums of understanding (MOUs) with two Indian schools of pharmacy.

Fisher Announces Fall 2022 Dean’s List Honorees Official Seal of St. John Fisher University

02/24/2023 - St. John Fisher University recently announced the Dean’s List honorees for the Fall 2022 semester, which includes more than 1,200 undergraduate students.

First in Class: Fisher Pharmacy Grads Rank No. 1 in First-Time NAPLEX Pass Rates in New York State A graduation cap reads, Off to be a Pharm.D.

02/06/2023 - Graduates of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy achieved the highest pass rates in New York State on the 2022 North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX). Students performed well above the state (74 percent) and national (80 percent) averages for first-time pass rates. Fisher graduates achieved a pass rate of 88 percent.

Pharmacy Teams Return to India, Tanzania on Service Trips Members of the pharmacy team staff a medical clinic in Pune, India.

01/27/2023 - A team of students, alumni, and faculty from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy returned to Pune, India after a two-year COVID hiatus to engage in a medical mission at the Koinonia Medical Clinic.

Events Build Pharmacy School Community Alumni and friends gathered for dinner at the ASHP Mid-Year Meeting in Las Vegas.

12/08/2022 - Every year, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy hosts a number events and observances both locally in Rochester and around the nation, to build connections, advocate for the profession, and celebrate pharmacy.

Pharmacy Faculty, Students Deliver Presentations at Host of Conferences Dean Christine Birnie presents a poster at the FIP Conference.

12/08/2022 - Over the last several months, faculty, students, and alumni have presented at pharmacy conferences across the country.

$1M Gift Creates Transformational Scholarship for Wegmans School of Pharmacy Two pharmacy students walk through the Integrated Science and Health Science Building.

12/05/2022 - A $1 million gift to the Wegmans School of Pharmacy will create transformational opportunities for the next generation of students by providing substantial tuition assistance over the course of their academic careers.

Pharmacy Partnership at Rochester Farm Offers Valuable Insights Members of The Vineyard leadership team with students from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy. Photo Credit: Ria Tafani Photography

11/22/2022 - Calling it a “three-acre sanctuary,” Wegmans School of Pharmacy student Kelly Jenkins ’25 said you can sense the community and liveliness of The Vineyard farm as soon as you pull into its parking lot.

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