Navigation Links
Howard University and CVS/pharmacy Announce Ribbon Cutting for the Howard University Pharmacy Practice Laboratory
Date:7/10/2008

very of medications, patient counseling and medication therapy management. The laboratory is also stocked with prescription and over-the-counter medications, alternative medications, and home-testing devices so that students may practice dispensing and advising on medication and home tests.

CVS/pharmacy has partnered with Howard University in a number of ways beyond the laboratory. For example, CVS pharmacists guest lecture at the school's pharmacy management class, judge the annual Patient Counseling competition and mentor Howard University pharmacy school interns at CVS/pharmacy stores. Partly as a result of the strong relationship, more than 35 percent of Howard University pharmacy graduates began careers at CVS/pharmacy stores this year. The Company has similar partnerships with other schools nationwide.

Howard University has received an increased demand for its 70 freshmen class seats in the Doctor of Pharmacy program, growing from 300 applicants annually 10 years ago to 1,300 applicants today. A main driver for this growth is the booming job market. While many new college graduates in other fields may struggle to find jobs, pharmacist graduates generally receive numerous job offers with highly competitive salaries.

Nnenna Okeke, 26, graduated from Howard University's college of pharmacy in May with a doctorate in Pharmacy, and after receiving multiple job offers for pharmacy positions, she decided to work at a CVS/pharmacy store in downtown Washington, D.C.

"Both Howard University and a summer internship at CVS/pharmacy prepared me well for a career as a pharmacist," said Okeke. "I chose to work at CVS because of the value they place on patient care and employee development, because of their community involvement -- such as offering disease state management clinics and their active participation in health expositions, and also because of their unique integrated health services model resulting from their merger with Caremark. Current
'/>"/>

SOURCE CVS/pharmacy
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. AMA Foundation Names Jean Howard President
2. Dr. Howard Epstein Joins Blue Cross as Medical Director for Commercial Operations and Clinical Design
3. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Update to the Shareholder Lawsuit Against Healthways, Inc.
4. Jacobs-Wagner named Howard Hughes Investigator
5. UT Southwestern faculty members named Howard Hughes investigators
6. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces 24 Days Remaining to Move to Be a Lead Plaintiff in the Shareholder Lawsuit Against Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.
7. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces 21 Days Remaining to Move to Be a Lead Plaintiff in the Shareholder Lawsuit Against Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc.
8. Correction: Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation on Behalf of Shareholders of Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc.
9. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation on Behalf of Current and Former Employees of Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. Who Invested in the Inverness Medical Innovations, Inc. Employee Savings Plan
10. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation on Behalf of Current and Former Employees of Merck & Co., Inc. Who Invested in the Merck & Co., Inc. Employee Savings and Security Plan
11. Law Offices of Howard G. Smith Announces Investigation on Behalf of Current and Former Employees of WellPoint, Inc. Who Invested in the WellPoint Retirement Savings Plan
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:10/22/2014)... (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 Hay House is ... Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life (Paperback; $10.82) written by ... Yoga & Recovery. This book is meant to help ... a life of recovery. , Recovery 2.0 is not ... Steps; Recovery 2.0 is a guide for what comes next. ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... Losing Weight Your Body’s Way , In a world ... face, it certainly can be difficult to choose the right ... favor by doing it the healthy way? Set aside the ... your body, exercise regularly, and choose foods with the most ... you need to exercise more and eat less. Despite the ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... HealthDay Reporter , TUESDAY, Oct. 21, 2014 ... may be showing a genetic propensity for obesity as toddlers, ... been linked to increased body fat, but the same genes ... the researchers said. At 1 year, kids with these ... 3, however, these genes were linked to excessive weight gain, ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... taken by Firestone officials at the company,s rubber ... spread of the disease there and could prove effective ... provides health services to about 80,000 employees, retirees, their ... Between Aug. 1 and Sept. 23, there were 71 ... That incidence rate of 0.09 percent was much lower ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 ... new, minimally-invasive procedure that enables physicians to repair a ... , The MitraClip system, developed by ... regurgitation (MR), a progressive and life-threatening condition in which ... allowing blood to flow backward from the heart’s left ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 2Health News:Hay House Announces The Official Release of Recovery 2.0: Move Beyond Addiction and Upgrade Your Life 3Health News:ReductionGuruMD Presents Ways to Improve Your Weight Loss Results 2Health News:Tall, Heavy 1-Year-Olds May Be at Risk for Obesity Later, Study Finds 2Health News:Tire Company Sets Standard for Ebola Care in Liberia: CDC 2Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 2Health News:Allegheny General Hospital Introduces New, Beating-Heart Procedure for Mitral Valve Repair 3
... to mothers who received the influenza (flu) vaccine while pregnant ... the flu than infants born to mothers who did not ... study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center and ... recommends influenza vaccination for anyone older than 6 months of ...
... WEDNESDAY, June 22 (HealthDay News) -- The edict to eat ... new analysis points to the increased consumption of potato chips, ... cause of weight gain in people across the United States. ... exercise and sleep were also linked to gradual but relentless ...
... News) -- Walking, sex, spicy foods and nipple stimulation ... women who want to induce labor, a new survey ... acupuncture, masturbation, laxatives and herbal supplements, according to a ... researchers. Just over half of the women surveyed ...
... one recording, a mom spanks her 3-year-old 11 times for fighting ... turning the page of a book while she reads to him. ... to clean up his room after repeated warnings to do so. ... study of 37 families in which mothers voluntarily recorded their evening ...
... HealthDay Reporter , WEDNESDAY, June 22 (HealthDay News) -- ... they,ve discovered a promising possibility: an impairment in the ... communicate with each other. In the study, researchers ... with autism, 30 typically developing kids and 13 children ...
... Patients with normal left ventricular function who undergo ... coronary intervention (PCI) with drug-eluting stents (DES) had ... the multicenter, retrospective study are reported in the ... a journal published by Wiley-Blackwell on behalf ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Influenza vaccination during pregnancy protects newborns 2Health News:Chips, Fries, Soda Most to Blame for Long-Term Weight Gain 2Health News:Chips, Fries, Soda Most to Blame for Long-Term Weight Gain 3Health News:Pregnant Women May Go to Great Lengths to Induce Labor 2Health News:Corporal punishment: Mothers' self-recorded audio gives unique real-time view of spanking 2Health News:Corporal punishment: Mothers' self-recorded audio gives unique real-time view of spanking 3Health News:Corporal punishment: Mothers' self-recorded audio gives unique real-time view of spanking 4Health News:Poor Brain 'Sync' a Possible Sign of Autism 2Health News:Poor Brain 'Sync' a Possible Sign of Autism 3Health News:Positive results for unprotected left main coronary artery PCI with drug-eluting stents 2
(Date:10/22/2014)... YORK , Oct. 22, 2014 Provectus ... dermatology therapies. PV-10, its novel investigational drug for cancer, ... potential for systemic side effects. Its oncology focus is ... Provectus has completed phase 2 trials of PV-10 as ... a topical treatment for atopic dermatitis and psoriasis. ...
(Date:10/22/2014)... and SHANGHAI , Oct. 22, ... FMI ) and WuXi PharmaTech (Cayman) Inc. ... to offer Foundation Medicine,s comprehensive genomic profiling to biopharmaceutical ... . Under the terms of the ... perform the laboratory component of Foundation Medicine,s FoundationOne® assay ...
(Date:10/20/2014)... Oct. 20, 2014  Luoxis Diagnostics, Inc., a ... today announced that its academic collaborators will present ... potential for its novel RedoxSYS Diagnostic System, a ... the body in response to injury or illness.  ... as a clinical marker will be presented by ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Provectus Biopharmaceuticals Looks at the Asian Markets: Analyst Coverage by Small Cap Traders 2Foundation Medicine and WuXi PharmaTech Announce Strategic Collaboration to Offer Best-in-Class Comprehensive Genomic Profiling in China 2Foundation Medicine and WuXi PharmaTech Announce Strategic Collaboration to Offer Best-in-Class Comprehensive Genomic Profiling in China 3Foundation Medicine and WuXi PharmaTech Announce Strategic Collaboration to Offer Best-in-Class Comprehensive Genomic Profiling in China 4Foundation Medicine and WuXi PharmaTech Announce Strategic Collaboration to Offer Best-in-Class Comprehensive Genomic Profiling in China 5Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 2Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 3Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 4Luoxis to Highlight RedoxSYS at Two Upcoming Scientific Conferences 5
... Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: CADX ), a biopharmaceutical company ... principally for use in the hospital setting, announced today ... present the company,s corporate overview on Tuesday, October 27, ... the BIOCOM Investor Conference at the Hyatt Regency La ...
... , SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20 Anadys Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ... the BIOCOM Life Science Investor Conference on Monday, October 26, ... conference is being held at the Hyatt Regency La Jolla ... Chief Executive Officer of Anadys, will provide an overview of ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Anadys Pharmaceuticals to Present at Two Upcoming Investor Conferences 2
...
Anodized aluminum. Durable and lightweight with built-in protection against rust. Security locks ensure against accidental opening. Silicone matting/V-strips and bumper guards hold instruments in pla...
Diamond knife tray with silicone inserts to securely hold the diamond knife....
Size: 6 x 10 inches. Depth: 7 inches. Sterilizable plastic tray with silicone matting for supporting and protecting instruments....
Medicine Products: