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Student Spotlight: Jeno Mabellin

Meet third-year PharmD student Jeno Mabellin, a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. He describes how his deployment to the Middle East sparked an interest in pharmacy, and shares advice for other veterans on pursuing higher education.

USC-Led California Right Meds Collaborative Launches

Headed by Steven Chen of the USC School of Pharmacy, the initiative aims to build a national network of pharmacists who can deliver high-impact comprehensive medication management (CMM) services through value-based payment models.

California State Senator Considers Himself a Pharmacist First

Jeff Stone, the California state senator who earned his PharmD from the USC School of Pharmacy in 1981, represents the 28th district while championing healthcare issues as one of only five medical professionals — and the only pharmacist — in the legislature.

Meet Jean Pallares, L.A. County’s Chief Pharmacy Officer

In her new role as Chief Pharmacy Officer for the Los Angeles County Department of Health Services, second-generation Trojan Jean Pallares, PharmD ’84, oversees the medication needs of the nation’s second largest municipal system of care.

PharmD Class of 2018 Passes NAPLEX with Flying Colors

USC School of Pharmacy graduates had a 98.7% North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX) passing rate in the summer period of 2018, according to the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy.

Tatyana Gurvich Joins Faculty

Tatyana Gurvich, PharmD, CGP, has joined the faculty as assistant professor of clinical pharmacy (clinician educator). A geriatric clinical pharmacologist, her main area of interest is to continue to develop a functional interprofessional teaching model to integrate pharmacy and medical education.

Steven Chen Named CSHP 2018 Pharmacist of the Year

Steven Chen is the recipient of the California Society of Health-System Pharmacists (CSHP) 2018 Pharmacist of the Year Award, awarded annually to one member who has made significant and sustained contributions to the pharmacy practice in California.