Published on February 10, 2012 by Brad Radice 

In honor of American Heart Month, Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, the Birmingham area Script Your Future campaign, Dr. John O’Brien, Senior Advisor and National Field Director of the Million Hearts initiative, helped Bessemer patients recognize the importance of heart health.

Pharmacy students provided free health screenings for patients at FMS Pharmacy, a community pharmacy in Bessemer, Alabama. 

About Samford University – Samford University is a premier nationally ranked private university deeply rooted in its Christian mission. Founded in 1841, Samford is the 87th oldest institution of higher education in the United States. U.S. News & World Report ranks Samford 4th among regional universities in the South. Samford enrolls 5,619 students from 44 states, the District of Columbia and 29 other countries in its 10 academic units: arts, arts and sciences, business, divinity, education, health professions, law, nursing, pharmacy, and public health. Samford also fields 17 NCAA Division I teams that compete in the tradition-rich Southern Conference.