End of the Year Report 2007‐2008 College of Pharmacy Student Council Preface Although not all the events listed in this presentation were funded through student council and student government, we feel that it is important to show the College Council what the College of Pharmacy is all about and all the different projects that we are involved in. As students, we are here to not only better our community but to also better ourselves. Thank you for your time and funding throughout the years, we look forward to many more years of continued support. College of Pharmacy Student Council Orientation Week • Student council coordinated a social event after the first week of school in order to help transition first year pharmacy students and to introduce them to upper classmen. • The event was a huge success and many friendships began to blossom. We hope to continue this tradition for many years to come. Homecoming • Many students came together to help with homecoming events. The College of Pharmacy participated in several of the week’s events, including the float parade. Academy of Student Pharmacists (ASP) Multicultural Dinner • February 9th, 2008 • With the support of family, friends, and faculty, students were able to raise over $2,000, which went towards funding the Health Outreach Medical Mission Trips. • Event Sponsor: Publix Multicultural Dinner (Cont.) Annual Meeting • By far the largest conference in the profession, over 10,000 pharmacists came to San Diego, California for the 2008 APhA Annual Meeting and Exposition. • Educational sessions, legislative forums, and networking events were just some of the opportunities available to attendees. Annual Meeting (Cont.) • Over 40 students from the University of Florida College of Pharmacy traveled to represent the school and develop their own leadership skills. • One UF student ran for the office of National President‐elect, creating even more exposure for the University. Student Council helped partially fund these students to gain the knowledge in order to advance the The Amazing Shannon Zandy! profession of pharmacy. Annual Meeting (Cont.) Legislative Days 2008 • March 5‐6, 2008 • In conjunction with the Florida Pharmacy Association (FPA), students rallied together to speak with senators to advocate on various pharmacy issues. • Students provided senators with information and input, as well as health screenings, in which the senators responded positively. Legislative Days (Cont.) Florida Society of Health‐Systems Pharmacists (FSHP) The Faces of Pharmacy • Pharmacists speak to students about why and how they ended up where they are and what their career entails. Previous speakers include: – Mike McQuone • State Chapter Executive Vice President – Dr. Zena Lehmann • Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center – Patti Lozano • Chemotherapy IV Center (Shands) – Marty Clemens • Cardinal Nuclear Pharmacy Hospital Tours • Over fifty students participated in pharmacy tours this semester. – Shands at UF – North Florida Regional Medical Center – Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Malcolm Randall Veterans Affairs Medical Center North Florida Regional Medical Center http://www1.va.gov/directory/guide/image.asp?id=54&parm=facility http://www.nfrmc.com/CPM/WCMainpic.jpg Annual Meeting • Students have the opportunity to speak to residency coordinators around the region, network with passionate professionals and fellow students, and get the updates on clinical pharmacy. • In addition, there are leadership opportunities for students to voice their opinions and make changes at the local, state, and national levels March for Babies • March 29, 2008 • In conjunction with the pharmacy fraternity Kappa Epsilon, FSHP raised over $1,000 towards the cause. March for Babies (Cont.) Other Events • Clerkship Forum: – A place for third year pharmacy students to explore their clerkship options and speak to preceptors. • Residency Forum: – An event open to all students interested in exploring residency programs from around the region. • Clinical Skills Competition: – Where critical thinking and research competencies are tested. • Service Projects: – Brown bags, Hospital Pharmacy Week, Antibiotic Resistance Education, Great Gator Health Fest, and many more! American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP) Valentines Day Social • Altrusa House of Gainesville – An adult day health care facility that provides for the socialization and safety of frail, elderly and disabled adults. Pharmacist Shadowing • Shadowing consultant pharmacists at The Villages, a rental retirement community offering assisted and independent living. – Dr. Mark Chirico – Dr. Mark Heller Dr. Mark Chirico Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International (CPFI) Food‐4‐Thought • In order to help students make it through exams, the Christian Pharmacists Fellowship International offered a free breakfast to all students (yum!). Academy of Managed Care Pharmacy (AMCP) Pharmaceutical Luncheon • March 17, 2008 • Pharmaceutical Industry Luncheon held in the HPNP Auditorium for College of Pharmacy students. • Four pharmacists from various pharmaceutical industries gave very informative and educational presentations on what they do as pharmacists in industry then opened the floor for questions and discussion. • The event was a major success and was considered to be very beneficial to the attendees. 2PD Service Project Generation RX Generation Rx 2008 • Generation RX a brand new service project developed and led by several bright and talented pharmacy students that discusses the dangers of prescription drug abuse with high school students. • This project could not have happened without the unwavering support of the dean. Generation RX (Cont.) College‐wide Affiliation The Heart Walk • October 13, 2008 • The College of Pharmacy raised a total of $2,303 for the cause. Great Gator Health Fest • One of the biggest events of the year, the Great Gator Health Fest showcases various health concerns seen commonly in society. Students gather to help equip the public with the proper education in both preventative care and palliative care. – Asthma Screening – Breast Cancer Awareness – Blood Pressure Screening – Cholesterol Screening – Heart Burn Awareness – Operation Diabetes – Operation Immunization – Osteoporosis – Poison Prevention Great Gator Health Fest (Cont.) Great Gator Health Fest (Cont.) SOAR 2008 • January 11, 2008 – January 12, 2008 • The Orlando campus organized SOAR 2008, an organizational meeting that brings all four pharmacy campuses together to discuss leadership opportunities. • At the meeting, Target, spoke to students about interview skills and resume writing. In addition, students had the opportunity to attend various workshops in which they discussed different events that take place at each campus and how, through experience, we can improve those events. • Event Sponsor: Target SOAR 2008 (Cont.) Grad Cup 2008 • For five days, five grueling sports were played and four professional graduate programs were represented. • Grad Cup is considered the Olympics of the professional graduate programs. • Collaboratively, more than $7,000 was raised to help fund the Shauna Jacobson International Medical COP Grad Cup Coordinator Extraordinaire! Outreach Mission Trips. Grad Cup (Cont.) Grad Cup (Cont.) Medical Mission Trips – 2008 • An interdisciplinary collaboration of students, physicians, and nurses work together on each mission to help provide charitable medical care to some of the neediest and most under‐served people in countries around the world. Medical Mission Trips (Cont.) • Although to most this may seem like a philanthropic event, it is also a priceless experiential opportunity in which students can apply the knowledge gained in the classroom. Medical Mission Trips (Cont.) Medical Mission Trips (Cont.) Thank You • Appreciation to: • Special Thanks to: – William Robertson – Abigail Lee – Livia Monteiro – Shannon Zandy – Chau Nguyen – Michelle Roberts – Joanie Spiro – Alicia Minch – Victoria Montoya – Jamie Bastian – Kathryn Samai – Shauna Jacobson – Nicole Kitts – Jason Richey – Jessica Enogieru – Nerissa Alday – And all the students… – The Entire BOCC!!!! Contact Information • Student Council President: Will Robertson (email@example.com) • Student Council Vice‐President: Sara Neissari (firstname.lastname@example.org) • Student Council BOCC Rep: Nerissa Alday (email@example.com) • ASP President: Shannon Zandy (firstname.lastname@example.org) • FSHP President: Abigail Lee (email@example.com) • ASCP President: Marlon Gayahan (firstname.lastname@example.org) • CPFI President: Wen‐Yi Jiang (email@example.com) • AMCP President: Joanie Spiro (firstname.lastname@example.org) • Presentation complied by Student Council Vice President, Sara Neissari (email@example.com), please direct all questions to her.
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