Publishing Case Reports

By their nature, case reports are very compelling to the enquiring mind—almost like the gossip columns of the medical literature. Like gossip columns, case reports draw fascinating new connections using a litany of supporting data and observations, including photographic evidence. However, case reports have more rigorous reporting requirements, including peer review, and are (arguably?) more… Read More

Learn more about Henderson PharmD Student Raven-Joie Reyes, 2021 Hero Scholarship Winner

Raven-Joie Reyes – Las Vegas, Nevada Raven-Joie Reyes has been an active volunteer in Las Vegas for more than a decade, serving Volunteers in Medicine of Southern Nevada, Three Square, American Cancer Society, Nevada Partnership for Homeless Youth, and many more organizations. Volunteering in community clinics taught her that there was a large population of… Read More

Learn more about South Jordan Nursing Student Shabnum Hamidi, 2021 Hero Scholarship Winner

Shabnum Hamidi – Hayward, California Shabnum Hamidi’s experience with the Global Medical Brigades in Honduras contributed to her goal to become a pediatric nurse. While in Honduras, she provided health services such as taking vitals, triaging patients, and shadowed medical professionals serving a remote community. In addition to helping treat hundreds of patients, Hamidi and… Read More

Learn more about Henderson PharmD Student Dwayne Manzanillo, 2021 Hero Scholarship Winner

Dwayne Manzanillo, Las Vegas Born in the Philippines, Dwayne Manzanillo immigrated to Hawaii and eventually made his way to Las Vegas. For the past four years, he has been a high school biology teacher and performing arts advisor. He has dedicated his life to healthcare volunteer service, helping with homeless outreach and medical education, serving… Read More

Learn more about Henderson ABSN Student Je’na Givens, 2021 Hero Scholarship Winner

Je’na Givens, Las Vegas Je’na Givens worked as an educator in the Clark County School District and Las Vegas area private schools for five years before becoming a nutritionist with Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada WIC. Previously, Givens worked as an intern at the National Institute of Health (NIH) Immunology Research Laboratory, working closely with… Read More

Learn more about South Jordan Campus PharmD Student Rebecca Howard, 2021 Hero Scholarship Winner

Rebecca Howard, South Jordan From a very young age, Rebecca Howard dedicated herself to the service of others, donating time and money to youth causes, and serving as an organizer of various fundraising and educational initiatives as president of the Pre-Pharmacy Club at Salt Lake Community College, including organizing an on-campus flu shot clinic and… Read More

Grant Writing, Part Two

Speakers to College of Pharmacy faculty on 26 April 2021 shared some practical aspects of applying for grants at Roseman University.  Finding Grants The first speaker was Sonia Jones, Roseman’s Director of Grants Administration.  She pointed out that there is a wide array of grantmaking organizations beyond the federal government.  These include state and local… Read More

Grant Writing, Part One

“Grant writing is like trying to sell a used car to a group of used car salesmen.”  This was the evocative, but apt, analogy used by Dr. Jon Sprague in his Zoom presentation to pharmacy faculty on December 3, 2020.  Dr. Sprague is currently the Director of Scientific Research for the Ohio Attorney General and… Read More

Getting the Writing Pipeline Flowing

Pharmacy writers seeking to improve their scholarly writing may have heard of the ever-expanding writing sprint called the #RXWritingChallenge. The #RXWritingChallenge is a 14-day challenge designed to encourage participants to dedicate 30 minutes a day, Monday through Friday, to writing. The aim of the challenge is to jump start or reinvigorate publication progress – whether… Read More