On May 16th, CUSP celebrated the 2019 graduating class at the second annual Graduation Awards Banquet at the Newport Beach Country Club. During the evening, awards from faculty were given, as well as student-nominated awards and corporate awards. Sarah Paik received the Mylan Excellence in Pharmacy Award, recognizing her as a student who demonstrated excellence in the provision of drug information services. Priya Patel received the US Public Health Service Award for making a significant contribution to public wellness and healthy communities. The class valedictorian, Alexandra Corcoran, had the opportunity to address the class and celebrate their accomplishments. Keynote speaker, Dr. Catherine Turkel shared her experience with giving back by investing in pharmacy students that came after her and encouraged attendees to embody a life of giving as well. The evening culminated with a welcome into the Chapman Alumni Association and a slide show with photos from the students’ time in pharmacy school. A special thank you to our sponsors, Jim Mazzo, Ralphs Pharmacy, Dr. Catherine & Mark Turkel, and Tabula Rasa. Also, thank you to the Class of 2019 Pharm.D. planning committee, the Office of Student Affairs, and the Student Affairs Committee in helping to make the event a success. Congratulations to the Class of 2019 graduates!
Earlier this month, Dr. Amy Kang graciously accepted the New Practitioner Award from the American College of Clinical Pharmacy Infectious Diseases Practice Research Network (ACCP ID PRN). This award is a recognition of Dr. Kang’s outstanding contributions to the future development of infectious diseases as it relates to pharmacy practice. The ACCP ID PRN New
After almost a decades-long history of focusing teaching, research, and practice on the critical importance of patient safety, Chapman University has launched a new center dedicated to the thoughtful and intentional approach of patient safety. Founded on the principles of research, education, and community engagement, the Patient Safety Center for Research and Education (PSCARE) tackles