Alumni & Donor News

Bev Schaefer Receives Memorial Trailblazer Award From NCPA

Bev Schaefer

UWSOP alumna Bev Schaefer, co-owner of Katterman’s Sand Point Pharmacy in Seattle, has received the Sharlea Leatherwood Memorial Trailblazer Award from the National Community Pharmacists Association Foundation.

The Trailblazer Award – named in honor of Sharlea Leatherwood, former NCPA and NCPA Foundation president – recognizes an outstandi... Read more...


UWSOP Dean Sean D. Sullivan Elected To NAM

University of Washington School of Pharmacy Dean and Professor Sean D. Sullivan has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM). Considered one of the highest honors in the fields of health and medicine, the election recognizes individuals who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service.
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Pharm 501 Seeking Volunteers

The first year students are currently completing a Friends and Family Assignment for PHRMCY 501: Foundations of Pharmacy I. Through this assignment, the students are working with a friend or family member who takes at least 3 medications daily to practice their clinical interviewing skills. We have a number of students who are experiencing difficul... Read more...

Gear Sales Benefit Student Conference Fees

Students in the Unified Professional Pharmacy Organizations of Washington (UPPOW) have opened their annual gear sale. Purchases of UW School of Pharmacy t-shirts and sweatshirts support student conference reimbursement and the annual Red Square Health Fair. Items can be shipped anywhere in the U.S. and sales are open until October 19th.

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PAA Creates First Endowed Student Support Fund

Scholarships at the UW School of Pharmacy support 72% of current students. With over 4,900 alumni across the globe, the UW School of Pharmacy alumni community remains committed to supporting student scholarships. In celebration of the UW School of Pharmacy's 125th Anniversary, the Pharmacy Alumni Association (PAA) matched gifts from 95 alumni and ... Read more...

Volunteer Opportunity: CV Review with PharmD Students

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The ASHP Student Chapter, Phi Lambda Sigma Pharmacy Leadership Society and Kappa Psi Pharmaceutical Fraternity are holding a CV and Letter of Intent Workshop for PharmD students on October 13th. These groups are seeking support from current pharmacists and those in pharmacy administration to serve as reviewers as student prepare for future applicat... Read more...

2020 PAA Distinguished Alumni Award Nominations Open

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The UW School of Pharmacy and the Pharmacy Alumni Association (PAA) invite you to recognize exceptional School of Pharmacy alumni by nominating one or more colleagues for the School's 2020 Distinguished Alumni Awards. Presented annually by the Pharmacy Alumni Association, these awards recognize graduates who demonstrate excellence in the profession... Read more...