Posted on September 5, 2013 in Interprofessional Education, PA Program, Public Health, Students
The College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences at Campbell University recently launched a dual degree program that provides physician assistant students with an extensive background in public health. The Master of Physician Assistant Practice and Master of Science in Public Health dual degree allows physician assistant students to complete the requirements for a degree in public health before entering the PA curriculum.
Posted on August 23, 2013 in PA Program, Pharmacy, Students
The start of every journey begins with a single step. For the first-year physician assistant students and future pharmacists at Campbell University’s College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences, their journey starts with a pristine white coat.
Posted on August 16, 2013 in Community, Students
Ron Smith, chief operating officer of Biologics and Campbell pharmacy grad, welcomed new and returning students to Buies Creek at the College’s annual Convocation ceremony today.
Smith reflected on the first Convocation ceremony he attended at Campbell nearly twenty years ago. He still remembered the advice that Dr. Jack Watts gave to his incoming class, the class of 1998. Watts shared that they were entering healthcare at a wonderful time, that Campbell would equip them to be leaders in their industry, and they were there to make a difference in people’s lives.
Posted on June 18, 2013 in Community, PA Program, Students
To promote healthy living in the community, students and faculty from Campbell University’s PA Program recently held a health fair for the fourth and fifth grade classes at Buies Creek Elementary School teaching them about physical activity, healthy eating, and how to live a healthy lifestyle.
"Last year’s inaugural PA class of 2013 started the now annual event in an attempt to get involved in the local community. As the second PA class at Campbell, we felt that it was important to continue this initiative in hopes of improving the health status of our community,” said Rahul Desai, first-year PA student who was the lead organizer for the event.
Posted on May 21, 2013 in Pharmacy, Students
Fourth-year pharmacy students Erin Dickert and Melissa Smisor completed their final clinical rotation in Cameroon, Africa this past April at Mbingo Baptist Hospital. Mbingo is a 270-bed facility nestled in the mountains of northern Cameroon offering some of the most specialized care and advanced surgical services in the developing country.