Pharmacy News and Events

Wegmans School of Pharmacy Inducts 21 into Honor Societies The Wegmans School of Pharmacy hosted an Honors Night on Wednesday, April 20, recognizing 20 students for their leadership skills and academic success.

05/03/2022 - The Wegmans School of Pharmacy hosted an Honors Night on Wednesday, April 20, recognizing 20 students for their leadership skills and academic success.

Wegmans School of Pharmacy to Develop Interpreter Training for Student-Pharmacists Two representatives from NACDS present a jumbo-sized check to Dean Christine Birnie.

05/02/2022 - The Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College was awarded a $20,000 grant from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation to train students on how to work with interpreters when providing patient care.

Awards Recognize Excellence within the School of Pharmacy The recipients of the Alvin F. and Ruth K. Thiem Foundation Scholarships with Dean Christine Birnie.

04/29/2022 - Students, faculty, and staff from the Wegmans School of Pharmacy celebrated a successful academic year during their annual awards program held on Thursday, April 28. Award and honor recipients were recognized for their hard work and dedication to the pharmacy field.

iPharmacy: Pharmacy Professors, P1 Students Use iPads in the Classroom Dr. Ramil Sapinoro helped distribute iPads to first-year students in the fall.

04/07/2022 - The iFisher: Next Generation Learning Initiative is changing the way St. John Fisher College faculty and students teach and learn. Dr. Ramil Sapinoro, associate professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy, shares his experience watching technology change the classroom environment.

Eight Fisher Women Among RBJ’s 2022 Women of Excellence Awardees Logo: Rochester Business Journal Women of Excellence Awards

04/06/2022 - Eight members of the St. John Fisher College community are included in the Rochester Business Journal’s 2022 Women of Excellence awards.

Sciences Librarian Michelle Price Presenting and Publishing Michelle Price

04/06/2022 - Michelle Price, sciences, health science, and special collection librarian at Lavery Library, presented at the Online Instruction Show & Tell Series earlier this year.

Lighthouse Selected for Prestigious Research Grant Janet Lighthouse

03/25/2022 - Dr. Janet Lighthouse, an assistant professor in the Wegmans School of Pharmacy at St. John Fisher College, was selected for the New Investigator Award, given by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP).

Haitian Medical Team Explores Wegmans School of Pharmacy’s Model for Pharmacist-Run Immunization Clinics Members of the Wegmans School of Pharmacy met with a health care team from Haiti.

03/18/2022 - On Monday, Feb 28, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy hosted a six-person medical team from Haiti, who was in Rochester to work with the Vineyard Farm to learn more about setting up pharmacist-run vaccine clinics in other parts of the world. The Haitian team spent 10 days meeting with different groups around the city. The team is partnering with the Vineyard Farm, a non-profit organization which serves some of the poorest and most vulnerable populations in the Rochester region.

Pharmacy Resumes International Service Trips Post-Pandemic A pharmacy student counsels a young patient at a health clinic in Peru.

03/16/2022 - After more than two years, the Wegmans School of Pharmacy sent two teams of students to serve on international service projects, caring for patients and community members in Roatan, Honduras and Lima, Peru.

Fisher to Open New Interprofessional Simulation Center Faculty and students in the Glover-Crask Simulation Center.

03/14/2022 - A $500,000 grant from the Mother Cabrini Health Foundation will establish the Interprofessional Simulation Center (IPE Sim Center) at St. John Fisher College. The new laboratory will mirror health care practice settings where nursing and pharmacy students can engage in collective learning, professional role discovery, and skill development.

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