The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) is proud to announce that a USciences’ Philadelphia College of Pharmacy student, Victoria Hart PharmD’13 (Mountville, Pa.), was a finalist in the Know Pain Know Gain Pharmacy Patient Counseling Competition for pharmacy students. The Know Pain Know Gain Competition took place during the 2013 PPA Mid-Year Conference, held Jan. 25-27, 2013, in Camp Hill, Pa.
Left to right: Victoria Hart PharmD’13, Gale Garmong (LECOM School of Pharmacy), and Tyler Chanas University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.
The Know Pain Know Gain Pharmacy Patient Counseling Competition consisted of two rounds, a rapid fire question elimination round, and a patient counseling round. The competition was sponsored by National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA) and Purdue Pharma, L.P. The winner of the competition was Gale Garmong, LECOM School of Pharmacy, a 2014 PharmD candidate. Hart was a finalist, along with Tyler Chanas, a 2015 PharmD candidate from University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy.
Founded in 1878, the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is a professional membership organization of more than 2,000 pharmacists and pharmacy students across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, representing almost all facets of pharmacy practice. As the leading voice of pharmacy in Pennsylvania, it promotes the profession through advocacy, education, and communication to enhance patient care and public health.