Scottsdale, AZ (PRWEB) May 18, 2015
NCPDP Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization that is affiliated with NCPDP, announced today that it has awarded $10,000 in scholarship funds to 3 College of Pharmacy students at Midwestern University. The scholarship program provides financial support for promising pharmacy students who have demonstrated leadership and an interest in making a positive difference in the pharmacy profession.
The scholarship recognizes pharmacy students with a specific understanding of the changing role of the pharmacist and the transformative impact of health information technology.
Midwestern University’s College of Pharmacy recently held a scholarship ceremony to present the scholarships to the following recipients:
- Delia Saadeh
- Maelee Miller
- Dimpa Choksi
“We are very pleased with the support provided by NCPDP,” stated Dr. Mitchell R. Emerson, Dean of the Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale. “Their strong level of commitment to advancing the pharmacy profession is a shining example. By honoring these three future pharmacists, NCPDP is reinvesting in the future. I have no doubt that these students will make a difference and positively impact not only the patients that they serve, but the profession as a whole.”
Charlie Oltman, MBA, CHC, President of NCPDP Foundation explained, “We are committed to supporting the valuable role of pharmacists in improving patient care and health outcomes. The scholarship recognizes pharmacy students who are seeking to learn more about informatics in pharmacy and who have the potential to become leaders for the profession.”
For a photo of the NCPDP Foundation’s scholarship recipients at Midwestern University College of Pharmacy-Glendale, visit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/ncpdp/
About NCPDP Foundation
The NCPDP Foundation is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit charitable organization headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona and is affiliated with the National Council for Prescription Drug Programs (NCPDP). The NCPDP Foundation was established in December 2012 to support research, education and charitable involvement within the healthcare industry. For more information, visit http://ncpdpfoundation.org.