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@STLCOP Newsletter

Browse the stories from the last installment of @STLCOP, a quarterly newsletter for alumni, faculty and staff, and friends of the College.

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In advance of the United States Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 27, faculty and students from St. Louis College of Pharmacy and DEA representatives visited senior living communities across the city of St. Louis to help residents clear out their medicine cabinets.

P3 student Carrie Reilly shares her firsthand experience working with Habitat for Humanity in Guatemala and Romania as part of the College’s international service learning course.

This October, Kami Hancock, Ph.D., director of the College’s Norton Writing Center, will conduct a panel discussion on the role of writing centers in promoting social justice at the 2018 International Writing Centers Association Conference in Atlanta.

Jason Wang, Pharm.D. '11, is dedicated to making the world a better place one project and person at a time. Through his commitment to community service, he impacts the lives of patients and students with each interaction.

According to the World Health Organization, 5 percent of the world’s population has disabling hearing loss. At St. Louis College of Pharmacy, this population has not gone unnoticed by the Student National Pharmaceutical Association.

As part of a memorandum agreement between St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Trinity College Dublin, Melanie VanDyke, Ph.D., assistant professor of psychology, was selected as the College’s first visiting scholar to travel to Ireland.

In spring 2017, the Center for Clinical Pharmacology announced the appointment of its first two faculty researchers. Just over a year later, the center is flourishing with the addition of seven new faculty and more than 25 postdoctoral research associates, graduate and undergraduate researchers and technical staff members currently working in its labs.

On Nov. 11, 1864, St. Louis College of Pharmacy was officially founded in the hall of the St. Louis Medical College. In recent years, Founders Day has become one of the College’s most important traditions, as the campus community unites to reflect on all those who have contributed to the College’s legacy.

The College is dedicated to its students and believes these four new programs, tailored to the demands of the health professions market, will provide future students with the ability to find themselves within the context of health care.

Students learn about the moral responsibilities that accompany a career in health care and how to help mitigate disparities in St. Louis.

How a health sciences foundation enriched by liberal arts experiences is helping students explore their passions.

P2 student Mathew Koebel recently traveled to Portugal along with six other St. Louis College of Pharmacy students to serve others in need through Habitat for Humanity.

In an effort to expand science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education programs to serve high school students in St. Louis City and north St. Louis County, Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals has generously supported St. Louis College of Pharmacy’s STEM Health Science Academy.

St. Louis College of Pharmacy has been named a 2017 “Great College to Work For” by The Chronicle of Higher Education (The Chronicle), a leading publication for colleges and universities.

Whether the subject is history, English or social science — educators know that an interdisciplinary approach to core subjects is foundational for professional students. At St. Louis College of Pharmacy, faculty have reviewed undergraduate curricula through an interdisciplinary lens to ensure that students receive a well-rounded education with real-world applications.

In August 2015, St. Louis College of Pharmacy and Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis joined forces to find better, safer and more effective ways to use prescription medications to improve health. Researchers from the two institutions collaborated to create the Center for Clinical Pharmacology.

To help support students through their academic journey, staff in the Student Success Center have designed a speaker series, EutecTALKs. With student-focused topics, the series allows students to learn from one another and grow personally and professionally.

St. Louis College of Pharmacy plans extensive public health campaign to educate families about important health issue.

We asked current students what advice they would give to the incoming freshman class.

St. Louis College of Pharmacy collaboration brings advanced patient care to unserved area.

New partnership with Washington University School of Medicine seeks better, safer medicine.

For STLCOP students, community service and outreach are a way of life.

In the first study of its kind, College faculty members looked to evaluate the faculty perception of team-based learning.

Middle school students enrolled in the IMSA Fusion program learn about careers in pharmacy.

St. Louis College of Pharmacy students were showing love to the planet on Earth Day.

How does the College continue to ensure our graduates are prepared to lead the profession of pharmacy? By having them work in real-world situations while still in school.

On April 10, the last theater performance was held in Whelpley Auditorium. The production, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, poked fun at ancient Rome.

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