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November 2012

Health Science Entrepreneurs Day
Friday, November 2, 2012
1:00-4:00 PM in 140 The Fenway

Students, join us for a special event in conjunction with the School of Pharmacy 50th Anniversary Celebration weekend! On Friday, November 2 at 1 p.m. come meet with and listen to distinguished community pharmacist alumni about owning and running community pharmacies today and in the future. Panelist will discuss 340B’s, Compounding and Specialty Pharmacy. After the discussion, network with entrepreneurs. The event will also include the Installation of the NCPA student chapter officers. Free to all pharmacy students. This is an approved portfolio event. Please register to attend as space may be limited. Register today at the Health Sciences Entreprenuers website at or email Julie Norton at

50th Anniversary Grand Celebration*
Saturday, November 3, 2012

6:00 PM Cocktail Reception, McLeod Suites on the 3rd Floor of the Curry Student Center
Dinner in Curry Student Center Ballroom

The weekend of the anniversary Grand Celebration is jam-packed with fun and interesting events for you to enjoy! You can start off your Saturday with free passes to the Museum of Fine Arts or go straight to 140 The Fenway and receive a student-led tour of the School of Pharmacy’s new home. Transportation will be provided.

At 6 PM, head over to the McLeod Suites on the 3rd floor of Curry Student Center for a cocktail reception and poster session. Dinner, presentations, and live entertainment will follow in the Ballroom. Join your fellow classmates in reconnecting with the School of Pharmacy, catching up with old friends and professors, and celebrating the school’s future as well as its history.

The cost of the event is $100.00 per person. Complimentary parking is offered at Columbus Lot, 795 Columbus Avenue. Special hotel rates will be offered for a limited time.

Registration has now closed! If you have any question or concerns, please contact Julie Norton ( or Nan Wetherhorn ( If you haven't received your invitation, please make sure we have your latest contact information by e-mailing with your name, address, telephone number, and year of graduation. Feel free to include any photos you may have!

Special Thanks to our Sponsors:

Gary Frazier

Greater Lowell Pharmaceutical Association

White Coat Ceremony
Sunday, November 4, 2012
1:00 PM in Blackman Auditorium in Ell Hall

The White Coat Ceremony is a milestone that welcomes students into their first professional year as colleagues dedicated to patient care.  Family and friends of the students will be invited to join us for this special occasion and can watch the third-year students received their first white coat. Reception to follow the ceremony.

October 2012

Webb Lecture
Monday, October 22, 2012
5:00 PM, 140 The Fenway

The Webb Lecture Series and the Webb Lecture Award were established by NU in honor of Professor John W. Webb in 1985, a year after his retirement from the College of Pharmacy. The Webb Lecture Award, now sponosred by the American Soiety of Health-Systems Pharmacists, recognizes leadership and management in hospital pharmacy. The award recipient presents an annual keynote address to the ASHP and a lecture at Norheastern.

May 2012

Pharmacy Senior Convocation
Thursday, May 3, 2012

9:30 AM, Blackman Auditorium in Ell Hall

The School of Pharmacy Class of 2012 and their guests are invited to the Pharmacy Senior Convocation, including a Doctoral Hooding Ceremony, that is being held one day prior to the Northeastern Class of 2012 Graduation at TD Garden in Boston. There will be a keynote speaker, class speaker, and the presentation of several awards. Graduates and attendees are then invited to a reception following the formal ceremony. Please e-mail with any questions.

Northeastern POPS - Pharmacy Reception*
Saturday, May 5, 2012

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, 140 The Fenway
8:00 PM, Matthews Arena

Northeastern University welcomes the world-renowned Boston Pops with musical guest Jewel to Matthews Arena. In recognition of the 50th Anniversary, pharmacy alumni, students, and parents are welcomed to an exclusive reception at the new home of the School of Pharmacy, 140 The Fenway, prior to the show. Complimentary food and beverages are offered, as well as a private shuttle bus to Matthews Arena, where all in our party will be seated together. Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased at Prices range from $38 - $100 and are sure to go fast!

Pharmaceutical Sciences Research Showcase 2012 
Friday, May 11, 2012

8:00 AM - 2:30 PM, 140 The Fenway Building

The research and poster session provides an opportunity to explore the wide range of research taking place within the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences. This year’s keynote speaker will be Dr. Una Ryan, CEO of Diagnostics For All. Those who attend will gain insight about the research accomplishments by the faculty, staff, and students and learn about Northeastern University’s research centers and institutes. Please direct any questions to Dr. Richard Deth at

April 2012

1st Annual Alumni Anniversary Continuing Pharmacy Education*
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
7:30 AM, 140 The Fenway Building

Kicking off our year of celebration is our first anniversary event: the 1st Annual Alumni Anniversary Continuing Pharmacy Education Program. Alumni and friends will be welcomed into our new home at the historic 140 The Fenway Building, as we invite them to satisfy continuing education requirements. Five contact hours are offered, including two hours of pharmacy law. Featured alumni presenters will be Mansoor Amiji, Distinguished Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences at Northeastern University, on Academic Research; Ernest Anderson, System Vice President of Pharmacy at Steward Health Care, on Hospital Pharmacy; Karen Horbowicz, Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Northeastern University and Staff Pharmacist at Inman Pharmacy in Cambridge, on Community Pharmacy; and Joanne Trifone, Member of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Pharmacy and Staff Pharmacist at Walgreens in Dorchester, and Todd Brown, Clinical Instructor and Vice Chair of the Department of Pharmacy Practice at Northeastern University, on Pharmacy Law. The cost for attendance is $100.00, which includes breakfast and lunch. For registration and other information, please go to


March 2012

Pharmacy Scholarship and Awards Convocation
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

11:30 AM, Curry Student Center Ballroom
By Invite Only

Students in their third-sixth years submit their scholarship applications to Professor and Chair Robert Cersosimo and the Scholarship and Awards Committee. General criteria for applicants are academic achievement, quality character, and financial need, as well as other award-specific requirements. The selected students are then invited to the annual Pharmacy Scholarship and Awards Convocation for the presentation of the awards. Some awards are decades old, such as the Dean Constantine Meriano Scholarship Award, Dean Leroy C. Keagle Merit Award, and the John S. Sousa Memorial Award, and others are presented by their corporate sponsors, such as CVS, Rite-Aid, and Walgreens. The ceremony will be held at 11:30 am in the Curry Student Center Ballroom, and the reception will be a buffet luncheon. Any questions should be directed to

*Events specific to the 50th Anniversary of the School of Pharmacy at Northeastern.

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School of Pharmacy
140 The Fenway
Mailstop R218TF
Tel: 617.373.3380
Fax: 617.373.7655

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