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Recruitment scholarship boosts School of Pharmacy

Pharmacy school can be stressful enough, but imagine your school closing midway through your training to enter the profession. That’s the challenge Lance Berkowitz faced as a young student at George Washington University’s School of Pharmacy, who closed its doors in 1964. Berkowitz decamped to Richmond with seven of his classmates and finished schooling at […]

Introducing our Heritage Trail video series on pharmacy history

As part of the school’s Heritage Trail project documenting the history of pharmacy in Virginia and across the world, we have worked with Ost Haus, a creative agency and video production company in Richmond, and alumnus Al Schalow (B.S./Pharm ’61) to present a series of short videos. Each of the four videos summarizes an aspect […]

Pharmacy students present at pharmacoeconomics conference, win best poster award

By Purva Parab (VCU-ISPOR Chapter President 2017-2018) Hrishikesh Kale, a fourth-year Ph.D. candidate in the VCU School of Pharmacy, received the Best Student Poster Research Presentation Award at the recent conference of the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research. The top 10 percent of posters out of 1,600 submitted were considered for the award this […]

Two from VCU School of Pharmacy receive Walmart Scholarships

Two students in the VCU School of Pharmacy have been selected as 2018 Walmart Scholars. The $1,000 scholarships will cover registration and other expenses for VCU pharmacy students Casey L. Boyer and Jacob Ellerbrock to attend and participate in the annual meeting and seminars of the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy in Boston this July. Walmart offers 85 of the scholarships each […]