RESPy Recap 2016

Pharmacy Careers, Pharmacy Careers November 2016, 0

Pharmacy Times and Walmart honor students throughout the year with the Respect, Excellence, and Service in Pharmacy (RESPy) Award.

Pharmacy Times® and Walmart honor students throughout the year with the Respect, Excellence, and Service in Pharmacy (RESPy) Award. This award is presented to extraordinary pharmacy students who have made a difference in their communities by demonstrating excellence in pharmaceutical care and advancing the profession of pharmacy.

Pharmacy Times® and Walmart would like to congratulate the 2016 winners:

Shiny Parsai, PharmD Candidate 2016

University of Iowa College of Pharmacy

“Innovation and being resourceful are important traits for pharmacists to possess, especially in today’s health care market as organizations look to minimize costs while meeting metrics on safety and quality.”

Anthony Todd, PharmD Candidate 2018

Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy

“Patients love to feel they are a priority and not a metric, so pharmacists must be sure to spend as much time as possible with patients to provide the best care possible.”

Evva Destine Hoover, PharmD Candidate 2016

South Carolina College of Pharmacy

“I’m always looking for opportunities to give back, and I’ve learned so much from the amazing people I’ve served with and helped.”

Stephanie Ostling, PharmD Candidate 2016

University of Michigan College of Pharmacy

“We must create our own opportunities; we cannot wait for an opportunity to be presented to us. We should utilize our creativity and value to push the boundaries of our profession and the impact we can have on the health care community.”

Katlyn Grossman, PharmD Candidate 2016

University of Pittsburgh School of Pharmacy

“Pharmacists have a unique role in which they must be able to work with people who have various roles and education levels, including other health care providers, students, and patients.”

Dominique Dormeville, PharmD Candidate 2018

South Carolina College of Pharmacy

“Thoroughly understanding our patients’ needs and empathizing with their situation allows pharmacists to communicate appropriately with patients and address their concerns.”

Dallas Smith, PharmD Candidate 2017

University of Findlay College of Pharmacy

“My service opportunities have allowed me to gain new perspectives on pharmacy, transform the way I communicate with others, and develop relationships that I will cherish the remainder of my life.”

Kristi Laxson, PharmD Candidate 2017

Auburn University Harrison School of Pharmacy

“A pharmacist has to have compassion for people of all walks of life on all days of their life. You really have to put yourself in someone else’s place in order to effectively teach the patient about their medications and to fully understand their current condition.”