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Nicole Pezzino of Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Named a 2018-2019 Faculty Scholar by the National Association of Chain Drugstores Foundation

Nicole Pezzino, an assistant professor in the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University, has been named a 2018-2019 Faculty Scholar by the National Association of Chain Drugstores Foundation. Pezzino is one of only five faculty from across the country selected for the program.

Dylan Fox to represent Wilkes University in the 2018 APhA National Patient Counseling Competition

Dylan Fox to represent Wilkes University in the 2018 APhA National Patient Counseling Competition

Dr. Nicole Pezzino Named NACDS Scholar

Dr. Nicole Pezzino Named NACDS Scholar

Faculty, Alumni and Students rock at the annual meeting of AACP!

Faculty, Alumni and Students rock at the annual meeting of AACP!

Wilkes University Named a Military Friendly School for Eighth Consecutive year

Senator Casey to visit Wilkes University

Senator Casey to visit Wilkes University

Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Professor Nicole Pezzino Receives "Ten Under Ten Award", Installed to Board of Practice Directors

Nicole Pezzino, Pharm. D., an assistant professor of pharmacy practice in Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, was awarded the Ten Under Ten Award at the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Conference. At the same conference, she was also installed as the 2017-2018 academia practice director for the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association's board of practice directors.

Fourth Annual Chili Cook Off

Fourth Annual Chili Cook Off

2017 Wilkes Clinical Skills Competition Winners!

2017 Wilkes Clinical Skills Competition Winners!

Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Holds Brown Bag Medication Review on Oct. 24

Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, in collaboration with Area Agency on Aging for Luzerne and Wyoming Counties, sponsors Brown Bag Medication Review during American Pharmacists' Month. The event will occur on Oct. 24 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 17 centers across the region. Wilkes will send 106 students and 21 pharmacists to conduct brown bag medication reviews and blood pressure screenings. Attendees participating in the medication review are asked to bring all medications or a list of medications including over the counter medications and vitamins. Pill boxes, disposal bags and health trackers will be available at the event.

Bernard Graham, Dean Emeritus of the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University, Honored by Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association

Bernard Graham, founding dean of the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University, was awarded the Mortar and Pestle Award at the 2017 Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association annual conference on Sept. 23. The conference was held at Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center, Pocono Manor.

Update: Senator Casey's visit to Wilkes University has been cancelled

pdate: Senator Casey's visit to Wilkes University has been cancelled

Students in the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Win Big at the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Conference

Wilkes University student pharmacists are doing more than preparing for their professional path -- they're bringing home awards too. At the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Annual Conference on Sept. 23, the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy earned two student awards, the Student Public Relations and Awareness Award and the Achieving Independence Competition. The conference was held at Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, Pocono Manor.

Update: Senator Casey to visit Wilkes University

Update: Senator Casey to visit Wilkes University

Wilkes University Professor Thomas Franko named "Distinguished Young Pharmacist" by The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association

Thomas Franko, Pharm. D., an assistant professor in Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, was awarded the Pharmacists Mutual Insurance Companies Distinguished Young Pharmacist award. It was presented at the 2017 Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Conference on Sept. 23. The annual conference was held at Kalahari Resorts and Convention Center in Pocono Manor.

Lt. Kristen Konosky, Wilkes Pharmacy Graduate 2015, was deployed as part of the response to Hurricane Harvey

Lt. Kristen Konosky, Wilkes Pharmacy Graduate 2015, was deployed as part of the response to Hurricane Harvey

Primary Care Progress Hotspotting Interprofessional Learning Collaborative for Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties

Primary Care Progress Hotspotting Interprofessional Learning Collaborative for Luzerne and Lackawanna Counties

Wilkes University Student Pharmacist Taylor Hodle Attends Primary Care Progress Annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit Aug. 18-20 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Wilkes University student pharmacist Taylor Hodle of Dallas, Pa., was selected to attend the Primary Care Progress annual Gregg Stracks Leadership Summit Aug. 18-20 in Minneapolis, Minn.

Wilkes University Recognizes Faculty and Staff With 2017 President's Awards for Excellence

Five Wilkes University faculty and staff members were honored with the 2017 President's Awards for Excellence. The awards, which were presented by President Patrick Leahy at the University's fall convocation, recognize individuals who reflect excellence in their work at the University based on the University's core values. This is the second year for the awards program.

Wilkes University Announces Faculty Promotions and Tenure Awards

Wilkes University has announced faculty promotions and recognized faculty who have been awarded tenure.

Wilkes University Student Pharmacist Kayla Hiryak Awarded AFPE Gateway to Research Scholarship

Wilkes University student pharmacist Kayla Hiryak of Boyertown, Pa., was awarded the American Foundation for Pharmaceutical Education Gateway to Research Scholarship for her research. Hiryak worked with mentor Adam VanWert, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, on her project entitled, "Synthetic Biological Approach to Treating Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones." Hiryak was one of 16 winners out of hundreds of nominees from across the country and the first Wilkes student to receive the award.

Congratulations to P3 Student Taylor Hodle

Congratulations to P3 Student Taylor Hodle

Pharmacy Practice Welcomes Drs. McCutcheon and Miller!

Pharmacy Practice Welcomes Drs. McCutcheon and Miller!

Wilkes University Welcomes New Faculty for 2017-2018 Academic Year

Wilkes University welcomed 25 new faculty members at the start of the 2017-2018 academic year. New faculty included new tenure-track faculty, as well as visiting professors and faculty of practice.

Faculty, Alumni and Students rock at the annual meeting of AACP!

Faculty, Alumni and Students rock at the annual meeting of AACP!

CareerMD Healthcare Career Fair

CareerMD Healthcare Career Fair

Wilkes University Student Pharmacists Named to CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program

Wilkes University student pharmacists Alexandra Grudeski of Gouldsboro, Pa., and Cody Morcom of Scott Township, Pa., participated in the CVS Health Foundation Scholars Program in summer 2017. The program, which was created in collaboration with Pharmacy Quality Alliance and the CVS Health Foundation, works to foster student engagement in performance measurement and quality improvement while working with a mentor to implement their quality-based project. The 20 selected scholars will present the results of their work during the 2018 PQA Annual Meeting poster session.

PQA/CVS Scholars Program

PQA/CVS Scholars Program

Dr. Scott Stolte Appointed Dean of Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University

Scott Stolte, Pharm.D., has joined Wilkes University as dean of the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy.

Wilkes University Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Faculty Member Jennifer Malinowski Wins Innovations in Teaching Competition Sponsored by American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy

Jennifer Malinowski, Pharm.D., a faculty member and an assistant dean in the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy at Wilkes University, has won the 2017 Innovations in Teaching Competition sponsored by the American Association of Colleges of Pharmacy.

Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Welcomes Dean Stolte!

Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Welcomes Dean Stolte!

Wilkes University Graduate Jennifer Smith Named 2017 Outstanding Pharmacy Student

Jennifer Smith of Hummelstown, Pa., a recent graduate of Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy, was presented with the 2017 Outstanding Pharmacy Student Award by the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association. Smith received her Doctor of Pharmacy degree in May 2017.

Wilkes University Awards Degrees at 70th Spring Commencement

Wilkes University Awards Degrees at 70th Spring Commencement

Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Students Attended Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Legislative Day on April 19

Students in Wilkes University's Nesbitt School of Pharmacy attended Pennsylvania Pharmacy Day at the capitol in Harrisburg on April 19. Thirty-two students along with faculty members Tom Franko and Judith Kristeller participated in the day organized by the Pennsylvania Pharmacy Association. The theme for the day was "Putting Patients First," advocating that pharmacists always put their patients first.

Wilkes Pharmacy Student Eileen Friery of Kenosha, Wis., Wins U.S. Public Health Service Award

Wilkes University second-year pharmacy student Eileen Friery of Kenosha, Wis., was the recipient of a United States Public Health Service Excellence in Public Health Pharmacy Award. Friery was recognized for her work in initiatives that help achieve unmet needs of local and global underserved populations.

Wilkes University Student Pharmacist Finalists in Pharmacy Patient Counseling Competition

Wilkes University student pharmacists from the Nesbitt School of Pharmacy Ashley Robold and Terra Landis were finalists in the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association's (PPA) 2017 "Know Pain Know Gain" Pharmacy Patient Counseling Competition, which took place during PPA's mid-year conference on Jan. 28 in Lancaster, Pa. Founded in 1878, the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is a professional membership organization of more than 2,300 pharmacists and pharmacy students across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

Wilkes University Presents the Lecture "Borders Beyond the Wall: Immigration Policy Today and the Battles Ahead" on March 21

The question of national immigration policy will be the focus when the lecture, "Borders Beyond the Wall: Immigration Policy Today and the Battles Ahead" is presented on Tues., March 21 at Wilkes University. The lecture will be delivered by Lina Newton, associate professor of political science at Hunter College, CUNY, in the Miller Room at the Henry Center, 84 W. South St., Wilkes-Barre, and is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by Pi Sigma Alpha, the national political science honor society.

Six Student Pharmacists Names to Fall MAC Honor Roll.

Six Student Pharmacists Names to Fall MAC Honor Roll.

Pharmacy Students Assist with Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups

Pharmacy Students Assist with Affordable Care Act Sign-Ups

CPFI volunteered at St. Vincent De Paul soup kitchen.

CPFI volunteered at St. Vincent De Paul soup kitchen.

Jefferson Bohan (PharmD, 2014) recipient of an ASHP Best Practice Award

Jefferson Bohan (PharmD, 2014) recipient of an ASHP Best Practice Award

Passport to Science welcomed more than 200 members of the Community

Passport to Science welcomed more than 200 members of the Community

Wilkes University Delta Omicron chapter wins Man Mile award at Kappa Psi Northeast Province Meeting

Wilkes University Delta Omicron chapter wins Man Mile award at Kappa Psi Northeast Province Meeting

TITLE: "Awareness, Learning, and Speaking for Those That Can't About ALS" (A Patient's Point of View)

TITLE: "Awareness, Learning, and Speaking for Those That Can't About ALS" (A Patient's Point of View)

Wilkes Success at 2016 PPA Annual Conference!

Wilkes Success at 2016 PPA Annual Conference!

Wilkes Pharmacy at the Today Show

Wilkes Pharmacy at the Today Show

Wilkes University Faculty Receive Teaching Awards

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IPHO welcomes Dr. Barbara Leri

IPHO welcomes Dr. Barbara Leri

Wilkes University Alpha Phi chapter hosted the Lambda Kappa Sigma annual convention

Wilkes University Alpha Phi chapter hosted the Lambda Kappa Sigma annual convention

United States Public Health Service (PHS) Pharmacist Opportunities

United States Public Health Service (PHS) Pharmacist Opportunities

Volunteers needed for "Camp Sight".

Volunteers needed for "Camp Sight".

American College of Clinical Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Forum (Hollywood, FL)

American College of Clinical Pharmacy Residency and Fellowship Forum (Hollywood, FL)

Pharmacy US Public Health Newsletter

Pharmacy US Public Health Newsletter

Wilkes Pharmacy Rocks in Residency Matching!

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