As part of the American Association of College of Pharmacy’s Pharmacy is Right for Me (Pharm4Me) initiative, Larkin University College of Pharmacy’s clinical faculty Drs. Chow and Sedlacek hosted Northeast High School students on Wednesday, January 10th to learn about pharmacy practice. Larkin University College of Pharmacy second-year pharmacy students worked one-on-one with the high school students to develop their Pharm4Me Student Innovation Challenge project. Pharmaceutical Sciences department faculty Dr. Uddin invited the students to the compounding lab where they learned about medication dosage forms and how to prepare lozenges. The day concluded with a pizza party and reflection about what they learned with Mr. Saud, Director of Admissions.
About Larkin University: Founded in 2013, Larkin University is State of Florida’s newest not-for-profit private university that offers graduate degrees in Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy. The institute affords an expanding campus in North Miami, Florida comprised of student-centered staff, state of the art teaching facilities, and an intellectual environment to assure optimal learning. The College of Pharmacy offers a graduate Doctor of Pharmacy degree at a non-prohibitive tuition cost, and the College of Biomedical Sciences offers a post-baccalaureate Master of Science in Biomedical Sciences degree designed for students committed to enhancing their credentials for admission to graduate programs in dentistry, medicine, pharmacy and other health care fields. For more information please visit: www.ularkin.org.
About Pharmacy is Right for Me(Pharm4Me): Pharm4Me is an educational campaign that aims to inspire and foster the next generation of pharmacy leaders in the United States. It is a collaborative effort by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy (AACP) and the Pharmacy Career Information Council (PCIC). For more information please visit: www.pharmacyforme.org