Thank you Joe Clement!

Thank you Joe for your many years of service as a member of the Scholarship Committee.  Thank you for your insight and guidance in the administration of the foundation as well as your participation in the selection of the annual awards of scholarships to the NH residents enrolled in the various colleges and schools of pharmacy.  

Thank you to the New Hampshire Pharmacists Association for their generous donation to the scholarship foundation.

2023 Scholarship Recipients

Liana Succar is a second-year pharmacy student at MCPHS University in Manchester, NH. She graduated from Endicott College in Beverly, MA in May of 2022 with a Bachelor of Science in Biology/Biotechnology. While studying at MCPHS in the 3 year accelerated PharmD program, Liana has actively engaged with her community and is a part of many pharmacy organizations on campus. She is the current president of the Student Government Association (SGA), the president of Student Pharmacists Against Prescription Drug Abuse (SPARxDA), the membership vice president of the American Pharmacist Association (APhA), and the secretary of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy (ACCP), American Society of Health-Systems Pharmacists (ASHP), and Industry Pharmacists Organization (IPhO). In her free time, Liana works as a Pharmacy Intern at Walgreens Pharmacy and at Concord Hospital. Liana aims to work in an institutional setting in New Hampshire after graduation in May of 2025, but is keeping her options open while she explores different areas of pharmacy throughout her education.  

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Stephanie Reed is a rising P2 pharmacy student at the University of Rhode Island (URI) College of Pharmacy. She is originally from Hampton, NH, where she has lived since she was 5 years old. At URI, she is a 3 year member of the National Community Oncology Dispensing Association (NCODA), a student-based organization that focuses on researching and improving access and care for oncology patients as health care providers. I am also a Resident Assistant on campus, which is a role she will be fulfilling for a second year, acting as a leader, mentor, and resource for students in the living communities during the academic year. Outside of URI, she works for CVS Pharmacy as an Intern, where she has been for almost 3 years, and is also planning to work in a hospital in Rhode Island this upcoming year. Her future goal is to become a specialized pharmacist by pursuing a residency in either oncology, cardiology, or infectious disease. 

2022 Scholarship Recipients

Amina is a third-year pharmacy student at MCPHS University in Manchester. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. At MCPHS, she is currently co-president of Rho Chi, member of Phi Lambda Sigma Leadership Society, and member of Phi Kappa Phi. She works at Concord Hospital but also has previous experience working at Rite Aid. Amina is currently completing her APPE rotations at Elliot Health System and hopes to pursue a residency or fellowship after graduation.

Christian Nelson is a fourth-year (P2) pharmacy student at Northeastern University. From Derry, NH, he began his pharmacy experience through an internship with PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy after high school, where he continues to work. He has also spent time interning for Inman Pharmacy, an independent in Cambridge, MA, Allways Health Partners, a managed care organization in Somerville, MA, and is now starting work with the West Roxbury VA Medical Center in Boston, MA. In his time at Northeastern, he has also served as an ambassador for the school's pharmacy program and is an active member of the school's IPHO and SNPhA chapters. He is passionate about becoming a better advocate and is still exploring possible career opportunities for graduation in May of 2025 

Bryce Edwards graduated from University of New England with a bachelor's of science in 2019. She currently is a second-year pharmacy student at MCPHS- Manchester. She was born and raised in the lakes region of New Hampshire and plans to stay to practice in the area in an institutional setting. She currently serves as vice president of ASHP Student Societies of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP-SSHP), patient care vice president of American Pharmacists Association (APhA), treasurer of Outing club, secretary of Student Pharmacists Against Prescription Drug Abuse (SPARxDA), and serves on the Interprofessional Education (IPE) committee at MCPHS University. She also works as a tutor to help the first-year pharmacy students.

Daniel O’Connor is a current P3 student at Northeastern University. He completed a Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry from Sacred Heart University, while also beginning his pharmacy career at Walgreens. Since then, he has worked in an institutional setting, and has found a passion for medication safety and using pharmacy systems data to promote safe administration of medications to patients. On campus, he is a standardized patient in pharmacy counseling labs, and a student ambassador for the school of pharmacy. When not studying or working, Dan enjoys returning home to the White Mountains to hike and ski.

2021 Scholarship Recipients

Mackenzie Collette is a third-year pharmacy student at MCPHS Manchester from Salem, NH. She began her pharmacy experience through an internship at Walgreens during high school. She completed her undergraduate courses at University of Massachusetts - Lowell, while also working as a pharmacy technician at CVS. She began working at PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy as a pharmacy intern when she started pharmacy school, where she continues to work. Throughout her time at MCPHS, she has served as the treasurer of the Student Government Association, treasurer of the National Community Pharmacists Association chapter and communications director of the American College of Clinical Pharmacy chapter.  

Bryce Edwards graduated from University of New England with a bachelor's of science in 2019. She currently is a second-year pharmacy student at MCPHS- Manchester. She was born and raised in the lakes region of New Hampshire and plans to stay to practice in the area in an institutional setting. She currently serves as vice president of ASHP Student Societies of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP-SSHP), patient care vice president of American Pharmacists Association (APhA), treasurer of Outing club, secretary of Student Pharmacists Against Prescription Drug Abuse (SPARxDA), and serves on the Interprofessional Education (IPE) committee at MCPHS University. She also works as a tutor to help the first-year pharmacy students.

Amina Gusic is a second-year pharmacy student at MCPHS University in Manchester. She graduated from the University of New Hampshire in 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Chemistry. At MCPHS, she is currently membership vice president of American Pharmacists Association (APhA), secretary of American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP-SSHP), secretary of Outing Club, and historian of Student Pharmacists Against Prescription Drug Abuse (SPARxDA). She currently works in the pharmacy at Concord Hospital. Amina hopes to pursue a residency after graduation and is interested in working in an institutional setting. 

Atlanta Ho is currently a first-year pharmacy student at MCPHS - Manchester. Prior to graduate school, she completed two pre-professional pharmacy years at MCPHS - Boston, where she was actively involved in the Student National Pharmaceutical Association (SNPhA), American Society of Health-System Pharmacists (ASHP), American Pharmacists Association (APhA), and held a leadership position for the Asian Student Association. At the age of sixteen, she initiated her pharmacy career by working as a registered pharmacy technician at Wingate’s Pharmacy in Nashua, NH. From there, she knew pharmacy was her direction and went on to pursue an internship at PillPack by Amazon Pharmacy. She is eager to explore the different areas of pharmacy and is keeping her options open for after she graduates in May of 2024. 

Kunjan Patel is 5th year (PY3) pharmacy student at MCPHS- Boston.  He is from Derry, NH. He is the president of the NORD (National Organization for Rare Disorders), as well as an active student chapter of IPhO, ASHP, and ISO club. He also serves as a volunteer for BAPS (a non-profit organization) every Sunday. He is currently an intern at CVS Pharmacy, did an internship at EyePoint Pharmaceuticals over the summer in Supply Chain and R&D. He is hoping to pursue a fellowship after graduating in 2023 as well as stay in community pharmacy.