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Anne W. Manning
Tennessee (August 10, 2005) – For the eighth time in the past ten years, the
University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) chapter of the Student
National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA) has won
the Chauncey I. Cooper Chapter Excellence Award. The award was presented at the
national organization’s annual convention in
Well represented with the most attendees of all student chapters at the event, UTHSC pharmacy students brought home several accolades. Kimberly Walker received the Wal-Mart NPhA Future Leaders Scholarship and Anita Patel and Nikita Wilson received the newly established NPhA Foundation Scholarships.
Carleton Maxwell, a fourth-year UTHSC pharmacy student, is the newly-elected president of the national organization, and three other students, Kimberly Lewis, George Tolbert and Nikita Wilson, were appointed to positions on the executive committee.
“Needless to say, we are quite pleased, and yes, proud of such a tremendous showing on the national level. Through SNPhA, we are able to contribute to the community and obtain real-world experience that will serve us well when we launch our careers,” noted Maxwell.
outstanding SNPhA chapter is one of the primary
reasons UTHSC has made such progress in minority recruitment to the
SNPhA is an educational service association of minority students who are concerned about pharmacy and healthcare related issues, the historically poor minority representation in pharmacy, and other health-related professions.
This study quantifies the economic impact of the UTHSC on the economy of the state of Tennessee for FY2010.
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