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Pharmacy Professor Roger Lander Retires from Samford After 35 Years
In his 35 years of service to Samford University, Roger Lander made significant contributions to the growth and success of McWhorter School of Pharmacy—expanding its international reach, developing clinical sites and impacting thousands of student pharmacists.
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McWhorter School of Pharmacy Hosts White Coat Ceremony for Class of 2025
Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy began its celebration of American Pharmacists Month with its annual white coat ceremony on Oct. 1, which honors its class of first-year Doctor of Pharmacy students.
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McWhorter School of Pharmacy Celebrates its Most Diverse Class in School History
McWhorter School of Pharmacy's Class of 2025 is already setting records as the most diverse incoming class in the school’s history. Forty-four percent of new students are comprised of historically underrepresented racial groups. 
 
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Samford Launches New Joint Degree with Pharmacy and Nutrition
Samford University has launched a new joint Doctor of Pharmacy and Master of Science in nutrition program in coordination with McWhorter School of Pharmacy and the School of Public Health.
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High Schoolers, Incoming Freshmen Experience the Profession of Pharmacy
The camp is organized by Samford’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy.
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Pharmacy Student Named to Latest Cohort of Alabama Schweitzer Fellows
Madison Hartley, a student in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was named to the 2021-2022 class of the Alabama Schweitzer Fellows. Over the next year, she will serve the community in conjunction with the Changed Lives Christian Center in North Birmingham, addressing health disparities in underserved groups.
 
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Pharmacy Faculty's Involvement in Clinical Research Leads to Publication in New England Journal of Medicine
Lan Bui, assistant professor in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was published in the New England Journal of Medicine, listed as a co-author of a paper that shares the results from a multi-center clinical trial addressing first line medications for critical care patients.
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A Foundation of Support Enables Gavin Orr to Pursue Pharmacy and Football
Pursing both football and pharmacy comes with incredible demands on one's time and energy, but Gavin Orr, a second-year student in Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy and offensive lineman for Samford's football team, proves it's possible.
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Pharmacy Professor Valerie Prince is Elected President-elect of APhA
McWhorter School of Pharmacy professor Valerie Prince was elected president-elect of the American Pharmacists Association, the largest and oldest pharmacy association in the United States.
 
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Samford Awards 1,340 Degrees to Class of 2021 During Five Ceremonies
For the first time in a year, commencement ceremonies were held on campus and in-person.
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Samford’s College of Health Sciences Awards 318 Bachelor’s Degrees to its Class of 2021
Samford's College of Health Sciences held its spring commencement ceremony for its undergraduate programs on May 7, awarding 318 bachelor's degrees to graduates from the college’s four schools.
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Samford Celebrates its Class of 2020 with an In-Person Ceremony, Reception
Samford University honored graduates from its Class of 2020 on April 24 with a ceremony and reception. Previously, this class had to celebrate its commencement virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
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Commencement for College of Health Sciences Awards 338 Master’s and Doctoral Degrees
Samford's College of Health Sciences held its spring commencement ceremony for its graduate programs on April 23, awarding 338 master’s and doctoral degrees to graduates from the college’s four schools.
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Samford Students Play Integral Role in On-Campus Vaccination Clinic
Students and employees within the four schools of Samford's College of Health Sciences facilitated on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinics, administering thousands of vaccines to the community and demonstrating the university's commitment to interprofessional education and practice.
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Pharmacy Student Named to Inaugural Class of APhA Executive Residents
Trey Melazzo, a fourth-year student at Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy, was named to the inaugural class of the American Pharmacists Association's executive residency program. APhA is the largest and oldest pharmacy association in the United States. 
 
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Number of Students and Graduates Matching with Pharmacy Residencies Remains Strong
Forty-three Doctor of Pharmacy students and recent graduates matched with PGY1 or PGY2 pharmacy residency, accredited by the American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists. These results placed McWhorter School of Pharmacy in the top third of all schools of pharmacy in the country for the number of matches.
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In-Person Pinning Ceremony Celebrates Pharmacy’s Class of 2022
Samford's McWhorter School of Pharmacy hosted its first in-person ceremony since the onset of COVID-19, honoring its third-year Doctor of Pharmacy students at its traditional Professional Pinning Ceremony.
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Honor Societies Recognize Students' Leadership and Academic Success
McWhorter School of Pharmacy honored students inducted into two pharmacy honor societies, Phi Lambda Sigma and Rho Chi, recognizing their leadership and academic success.
 
 
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