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Erica Crannage, Pharm.D., FCCP, BCPS, BCACP, associate professor of pharmacy practice at University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis and clinical pharmacist at the Mercy Clinic Family Medicine–Olive-Mason, was recently named an ACCP Fellow.

The University honored scholarship recipients and sponsors during a virtual scholarship awards ceremony this fall. Following the presentation, scholarship recipients and sponsors met one-on-one virtually to make a more personal connection.

Scott Griggs, Pharm.D., Ph.D., associate professor of pharmacy administration and assistant director of the Center for Health Outcomes and Education, teaches courses focused on the business and entrepreneurial sides of pharmacy and the health care industry. As these environments continue to evolve, Griggs guides students in applying their education to real world problem solving and helps them recognize their potential to excel in an increasingly competitive field.

Four outstanding University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis alumni were recently honored as Distinguished Alumni Award winners.

Joel A. Hennenfent, B.S. ’96, Pharm.D., ’97, MBA, BCPS, FASHP, was one of 15 pharmacy professionals recently named to the ASHP Pharmacy Executive Leadership Alliance Advisory Panel.

Five members of the University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis community recently received 2020 Missouri Pharmacy Association awards, which celebrate the outstanding efforts of individuals in the pharmacy profession in Missouri.

Nearly 200 higher education professionals from across Missouri, Illinois and the nation registered for a Virtual Student Affairs Summit where they discussed topics ranging from ways to support racial equity on college campuses to implementing COVID-19 recommendations.

Allison Braden, B.S. ’04, Pharm.D. ’05, director of pharmacy services at Cancer Care Specialists of Illinois, created the first mobile chemotherapy unit in Illinois to bring therapeutics closer to the patients who need them.

Long before the COVID-19 pandemic made international headlines, University of Health Sciences and Pharmacy in St. Louis was exploring the field of global health and offering students opportunities for global health education.


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