VSHP Membership Spotlight
What initially motivated you to join VSHP?
My initial motivation to join VSHP stemmed from my interest in learning about the different roles pharmacists can play in health care-systems. I thought by joining this organization, I would gain useful insights and resources to help me determine which avenue I’d like to pursue in pharmacy once I graduate.
What school are you attending and what year?
Virginia Commonwealth University, School of Pharmacy and I am a member of the Class of 2025.
Do you currently work in a pharmacy and if so what practice setting?
Yes, I work has a pharmacy intern at Johnston-Willis HCA Hospital in Midlothian, VA.
What advice would you give to a P1 student or someone interested in pharmacy school?
I would advise that they take the time to conduct informational interviews with people within the profession and setup shadowing opportunities in a wide variety of settings to gain as much experience and information as possible within the field.
Do you have any special interests or hobbies outside of work?
Outside of work and studying, I enjoy baking, painting, and reading. I also enjoy playing in a local adult soccer league in Richmond.
What is your favorite place to vacation?
My favorite place to vacation is Colorado in the summertime. I enjoy visiting family and hiking in the mountains while taking in all the beautiful scenery.