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Pharmacy students are winners at PDW 2014

PDW 2014

The College of Pharmacy and Nutrition was well represented at this year’s Professional Development Week (PDW) in Vancouver, BC in January 2014. PDW is an annual national conference for pharmacy students and interns. There are 10 pharmacy schools across Canada that send a group of delegates to the conference where competitions are held for compounding, patient interviewing, and literacy competition.  With a large contingent of students from each year in the program, pharmacy students were winners in a number of competitions, including two 1st places.

Pharmafacts: 1st Place [Team: Andrew Plishka Rx4, Jennifer Hookensen Rx3, Madison Schmidt Rx2, and Venessa Liang Rx1]

Student Literary Competition: 3rd Place: Tommy Barr (Rx4)

Compounding Competition: 3rd Place: [Andrew Plishka, Jeff Herbert, James Khouri, Alanna Hoesgen (Rx4)]

CPhA Award of Professionalism (for the best pharmacy awareness week (PAW)): 3rd Place (award accepted by Cooper Sinclair and Shelby Scherbey)

IPSF Health Campaign Award (last year it was for the Tuberculosis campaign): 1st Place (award accepted by AJ Havlicek, Paige Knox, Cooper Sinclair, Shelby Scherbey)

U of S Guy Genest Award: Lindsay Chong

Congratulations to our students for their success at PDW 2014!

Photos can be found on the College’s Facebook page.