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NSU’s College of Pharmacy Receives Excellence in Education Award from NACDS Foundation

Kathleen Jaeger, President, NACDS Foundation, Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Pharmacy, Steven Anderson, President & Chief Executive Officer, NACDS, Jeffrey Hampton, Senior Vice President and General Manager, US and Latin America, Apotex, Inc.

Kathleen Jaeger, President, NACDS Foundation, Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Pharmacy, Steven Anderson, President & Chief Executive Officer, NACDS, Jeffrey Hampton, Senior Vice President and General Manager, US and Latin America, Apotex, Inc.

The National Association of Chain Drug Stores (NACDS) Foundation recognized NSU’s College of Pharmacy (COP) for its innovative education program submission, presenting the college with the Wayne Roberts Memorial Scholarship at the organization’s annual meeting. The $20,000 award, generously supported by Apotex Corporation, was one of only six scholarships given to accredited colleges and schools of pharmacy across the country.

This honor was presented to NSU for its proposal to provide COP students with cutting-edge, practice

Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Pharmacy, Jeffrey Hampton, Senior Vice President and General Manager, US and Latin America, Apotex, Inc.

Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., dean of NSU’s College of Pharmacy, Jeffrey Hampton, Senior Vice President and General Manager, US and Latin America, Apotex, Inc.

based experience in the college’s new “Adherence, Transitions of Care and Medication Therapy Management Center.”

“The NACDS Foundation Scholarship Program is designed to fund projects that hold promise to meaningfully improve patient care,” said Lisa Deziel, Pharm.D., Ph.D., dean of the College of Pharmacy. “This award is significant in that it advances the college’s mission to provide innovative learning opportunities to our students while actively improving patient outcomes.” As noted by NACDS Foundation President Kathleen Jaeger, the engagement and support of the awards’ benefactors “will motivate and inspire the next generation of leaders in community pharmacy.”