Drawn to the University’s urban location and relationships with many major hospitals and pharmaceutical companies, Melissa Smith
knew attending would further the opportunities she could have in her future career.
“I attended USciences because I
felt it offered an excellent educational opportunity in a
science-focused environment,” said Dr. Smith.
Dr. Smith will be completing a
post- graduate residency at Geisinger Health System and feels she
received a solid foundation at the University. She said her degree
adequately prepared her by presenting the curriculum in a
patient-focused, clinical format that’s geared toward the future of
“I would describe my experience as educational and rewarding,” she said.
A member of the Rho Chi Society, a
pharmacy honor society, Dr. Smith said she will remember most the
people and lifelong relationships she’s formed.