Auburn University’s Harrison School of Pharmacy was one of six schools to receive a $20,000 from the National Association of Chain Drug Stores Scholarship Program.
The scholarships are given out annually to schools that provide a curriculum that allows students to serve the local community.
Pharmacy students from Auburn will be providing healthcare in rural Alabama and will use data collected to study medication adherence and readmission rates. The scholarship money was provided to support this effort.
Other schools that received scholarships include St. John Fisher College’s Wegmans School of Pharmacy and University of Wyoming’s School of Pharmacy. Colleges received the scholarships for a variety of planned programs including creating educational material for the deaf and providing more access for Spanish speaking patients.