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Eighth meeting of A Night at the Round Table

Monday, Oct. 16, students from nine health care disciplines met in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building for the eighth gathering of A Night at the Round Table. This interdepartmental event challenged students from different programs to work together through ethical case studies. These cases simulate scenarios students may encounter in their respective fields and allows them to experience how they will interact with
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College of Pharmacy hosts honors, awards and scholarships luncheon

September 6, 2017 | Pharmacy | Students, faculty, staff and donors celebrated as the College of Pharmacy awarded scholarships totaling $154,259 to 38 students within the college during a luncheon held Sept. 6. College of Pharmacy alumna Katie Skaggs was the keynote speaker for the luncheon. Skaggs spoke to her experience at Harding and shared advice to students still in the program. “Learn to set
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Pharmacy program establishes rural loan program

August 31, 2017 | Pharmacy | Harding’s College of Pharmacy celebrated with students, faculty, legislators, members of the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy, and the Arkansas Pharmacist Association as a check for $275,000 was presented to Dr. Jeff Mercer, dean of the College of Pharmacy on Aug 31. The funds were granted to the University as part of a new rural loan program. The loan
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College of Pharmacy inducts new class of students in white coat ceremony

August 18, 2017 | Pharmacy |   The College of Pharmacy welcomed its newest class of students into the program Friday, Aug. 18. The class of 2021 received their white coats in a ceremony marking the beginning of their journey to becoming pharmacists. The ceremony was addressed by College of Pharmacy alumna Dr. HyeJin Grant, who currently holds the position of clinical coordinator at Baptist
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College of Pharmacy to host medication cleanout

April 25, 2017 | Pharmacy | The College of Pharmacy  facilitated a drive-thru medication cleanout event April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henry and Grace Farrar Center for Health Sciences on campus. “By dropping off your unused and expired medications at the medication cleanout program, you are working to prevent abuse, misuse and poisonings while also protecting the local water supply
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College of Pharmacy hosts bone marrow drive

April 5, 2017 | Pharmacy | Students in the College of Pharmacy hosted a bone marrow drive April 5-8 in the Liberty Room of the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. The drive was designed to add new participants to the national registry that matches potential donors to recipients in need. Through the organization Delete Blood Cancer, students, faculty and staff gave information and DNA
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Health sciences students collaborate in a Night at the Round Tables

Oct. 13, 2016 | On Monday, Oct. 3, students representing six academic departments in health sciences and related departments packed into the Founders Room and Cone Chapel for “A Night at the Round Tables.” This interdepartmental collaboration event challenged students from a variety of fields to work through a case study as a team, simulating a real-world situation of health care professionals’ collective expertise. “The
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Pharmacy professor conducts breast cancer research survey

October 4, 2016 | Pharmacy | Dr. Landry Kamdem, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Harding University, and a research team of University pharmacy students are conducting a survey to identify reasons for medication nonadherence in breast cancer patients and survivors. Kamdem and his team are seeking 500-1,500 participants to take their survey. Kamdem’s project will focus on hormonal therapies, documenting any prevalent side effects
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Pharmacy graduate helps start immunization program at Wal-Mart

Sept. 7, 2016 | Pharmacy | The ninth class of students in the College of Pharmacy were welcomed to campus Aug. 19 in a white coat ceremony. Dr. Steve Sparks, College of Pharmacy alumnus, addressed students in the ceremony. “I never dreamed I would be here today speaking to you,” Sparks said to students. “I got asked to speak, and like any good speaker, I
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Categories: Alumni and University.

College of Pharmacy hosts open house

August 4, 2016 | Pharmacy | The College of Pharmacy held its summer open house for prospective students July 29. The college’s open house event was created to educate interested students and parents about the University’s Doctor of Pharmacy degree program. “The goal of most colleges of pharmacy right now is to be stagnant — to get as many applications as they did the previous
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