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Melissa McGivney: A shot of community

Melissa McGivney: A shot of community

By Siddhi Shockey, Senior Staff Writer April 7, 2021
Melissa McGivney — a professor and associate dean for community partnerships at the School of Pharmacy — helped coordinate COVID-19 vaccine clinics this year.
Chandrima Saha and a few pharmacy school peers administered COVID-19 vaccines to senior citizens on Feb. 5 and Feb. 6.

Pharmacy students deliver COVID-19 vaccines to Homewood, Hill District residents

By Punya Bhasin, Staff Writer February 24, 2021
Pitt’s School of Pharmacy took second-year students to the Hill District and Homewood to administer over 1,000 COVID-19 vaccines to senior citizens on Feb. 5 and Feb. 6.
Members of the School of Pharmacy’s class of 2024 took their oath of professionalism at their white coat ceremony on Jan. 29, with students and family attending through Zoom.

‘A new era’: Class of 2024 pharmacy students address racism, the coronavirus pandemic in new pledge

By Punya Bhasin, Staff Writer February 15, 2021
Roth was one of the three writers for the School of Pharmacy Class of 2024’s new “pledge of professionalism.”
Second-year pharmacy student Jake Murawski administered his first dose of the Pfizer vaccine in December at UPMC Presbyterian, making him the first pharmacy intern in Pennsylvania to administer a COVID-19 vaccine.

‘Surreal’: Student pharmacists administer COVID-19 vaccines

By Punya Bhasin, Staff Writer February 3, 2021
Numerous pharmacy students at Pitt have used a new state rule to administer vaccines at UPMC hospitals and clinics, including one Pitt hosted last week that vaccinated 800 health care professionals across Pittsburgh.
Day of giving raises more than $9 million

Day of giving raises more than $9 million

Pitt’s second annual Day of Giving proved it’s the gift that keeps on giving — raising $9,029,828 in the span of 24 hours, nearly twice as much as last year. The 3,358 donations poured in from six...

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