After more than 34 years of mentoring young pharmacy students, Senior Associate Dean Gene Hotchkiss has announced his retirement from the KU School of Pharmacy. Gene graduated from the KU School of Pharmacy in 1969, before working at an independent pharmacy in Topeka. He joined the KU School of Pharmacy as a faculty member in 1986 and…

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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced today that pharmacists and pharmacy interns would be authorized to administer COVID-19 vaccines when they become available. The new guidance issued under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act (PREP Act) allows state-licensed pharmacists to order FDA-approved COVID-19 vaccinations and administer them to any individual ages…

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This past month, we had the pleasure of hosting Dalton Lierz – a pharmacy student from the University of Kansas who is in his final year of rotations. We sat down with Dalton to learn about his experiences on rotation and how his time at Currus has impacted his view on independent pharmacy.    What…

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Recently, we had the pleasure of hosting Savanna Anschutz, a pharmacy student from the University of Kansas who is in her final year of rotations. We sat down with Savanna to learn what the pharmacy internship experience is like from a student’s perspective.    1. What influenced you to want to become a pharmacist and…

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Last night, KPSC held its annual Entrepreneurial Opportunities Group (EOG) presentation with student-members of the NCPA chapter group at the KU School of Pharmacy. For the sixth year in a row, a representative from the RxOwnership branch of McKesson came and presented to the students. This year it was Regional Manager, Nick Secrest, who graciously…

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