In January 2016, Jeanine Abrons, clinical assistant professor in the Division of Applied Clinical Sciences, traveled to Roseau, Dominica. Her visit served many purposes, but mostly centered around a special partnership with Jolly’s Pharmacy, one of the largest private community pharmacies in Dominica.
Jeanine Abrons, clinical assistant professor, and UI College of Pharmacy students Serena Lester, Michelle Davids, Shanique Powell, Ashley Kappenman, and Hayley Meyer recently returned from a two-week trip to Dominica, West Indies that is part of a five week advanced pharmacy practice experience (APPE).
While many students are off on the beach during spring break, some College of Pharmacy students are working to advance health care in an underserved area. Each year, College of Pharmacy students help to coordinate a service project to de-worm school kids in Xicotepec, Mexico.