10/10 Meeting Recap

If you missed meeting on October 10th, here is a recap of what we went over!

  • Members can now pay dues (ONLY $10) via Venmo @ukpreprepharmacyclub 
  • Attend a Lab Visit on November 10th from 3:30-4:00 or 4:00-5:00pm with Dr. Feola
    • Research focuses on immunology and infectious disease pharmacotherapy
  • Attend a Lab Visit on November 16th from 3:00-3:30 or 3:30-4:00 with Dr. Black
    • Research focuses on understanding how to better predict cancer patients' response to small molecule and immune-targeted therapies
  • Join a Study Group
    • We will be sending out a survey for interest the following meeting... so be there!
  • Information about SnPha
    • $50 for national dues, local dues, and t-shirt
    • First event on October 18th 5:30-7:30 at Living Arts and Science Center prepping sugar skulls
    • Next meeting is on October 31st at noon in TODD 234
  • DanceRX Information
    • Contact Candy Lu at candy.lu@uky.edu
  • Pre-Pharmacy Mentor Program
    • Members have a unique and personalized opportunity to be paired with a PY1 student to learn about their experiences in pharmacy school thus far and receive advice from students who already took undergraduate course work and applied and got into to pharmacy school! 
    • Having this experience could help students build connections with pharmacists PY1 students have already shadowed and get more involved in the community.
    • To sign up, fill out the following Google Form! https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfjOH6p4-Xf-lofLxo7SEh8cDijwXN7url7YNSzJTl5O_wXdQ/viewform
  • Megan Cooper, RPh, PharmD, University of Kentucky Digestive Health Program
    • Dr. Cooper spoke to students during meeting about her experiences working in the Digestive Health Program. She works mainly with Hepatitis C patients based in clinic. Her typical day includes meeting with patients to assess treatment, ordering labs, having education sessions with patients about medicine, side effects, when to return to clinic, and how to contact pharmacy when needed. She explained the pros with her work include being able to tell patients they have been approved for treatment and they are cured. She also enjoys meeting with patients and educating them on the medications they will be taking.