ONU receives pharmacy scholarship funding from Cardinal Health
The Ohio Northern University Raabe College of Pharmacy is one of 13 pharmacy schools from across the nation that have been selected to receive funding from the new, $1.1 million Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program.
Universities that were selected to participate in the Cardinal Health Pharmacy Scholarship Program offer strong nuclear, independent or hospital pharmacy curricula. Each school received an endowed scholarship ranging from $50,000 to $125,000.
“Cardinal Health serves more than 7,000 community pharmacists across the country, and we’re one of the nation’s largest employers of nuclear and hospital pharmacists,” said Mike Kaufmann, chief executive officer of Cardinal Health’s Pharmaceutical segment. “We passionately believe in the essential role pharmacists play in making sure patients receive safe, high quality health care. That’s why we’re proud to partner with Ohio Northern University to invest in developing tomorrow’s pharmacy leaders.”
"We're very appreciative of Cardinal Health's leadership and their vote of support for our college and the profession of pharmacy overall," said Dr. Jon Sprague, dean of the Raabe College of Pharmacy at Ohio Northern University. "The Cardinal Health Pharmacy Endowed Scholarship will provide much needed support to deserving pharmacy students in their academic preparation to serve as the future leaders of the profession."
Ranked No. 19 on the Fortune 500, Cardinal Health is a health care services company that improves the cost-effectiveness of health care. As the business behind health care, Cardinal Health helps pharmacies, hospitals, ambulatory surgery centers and physician offices focus on patient care while reducing costs, enhancing efficiency and improving quality. More information about the company may be found at cardinalhealth.com and @CardinalHealth on Twitter.
Published: Thu, 06/16/2011 - 12:23pm