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Wilkes University Pharmacy Student Wins Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Competition

Contact: Vicki Mayk

Know Pain Know Gain - Wilkes UniversityColleen Herman, a student in Wilkes University’s Nesbitt College of Pharmacy, won the Know Pain Know Gain Pharmacy Patient Counseling Competition administered by the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association. The student competition was conducted at the association’s annual Mid-Year Conference, held Jan. 24-26, 2014, in Bedford, Pa. Sponsored by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations and Purdue Pharma, L.P., the competition consisted of a rapid fire question elimination round and a patient counseling round. Herman, who is expected to graduate in May 2014 with a doctor of pharmacy degree, finished first out of twelve student competitors and received a $250 prize and a $50 donation in her name to the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association Educational Foundation.

Caption: Pictured after the Know Pain Know Gain Pharmacy Counseling Competition are finalists Colleen Herman of the Wilkes University Nesbitt College of Pharmacy, Benjamin Andrick of Duquesne University's Mylan School of Pharmacy and Kyle McGrath of the University of Pittsburgh's School of Pharmacy.

Published On: 3/11/2014
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