University of the Sciences is one of 13 pharmacy schools from across the nation that have been selected to receive funding from the new, $1.1 million Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program.
Photo: Provost Dr. Russell J. DiGate, PCP Dean Dr. Lisa Lawson, CardinalHealth Chairman and CEO George S. Barrett, President Dr. Philip P. Gerbino, USciences VP for Corporate Relations Dr. Susan Barrett, and USciences Chairman Marvin Samson.
Universities that were selected to participate in the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program offer strong nuclear, independent or hospital pharmacy curricula. Each school received an endowed scholarship ranging from $50,000 to $125,000.
“Cardinal Health serves more than 7,000 community pharmacists across the country, and we’re one of the nation’s largest employers of nuclear and hospital pharmacists,” said Mike Kaufmann, chief executive officer of Cardinal Health’s Pharmaceutical segment. “We passionately believe in the essential role pharmacists play in making sure patients receive safe, high quality healthcare. That’s why we’re proud to partner with USciences to invest in developing tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders.”