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Ohio Northern University pharmacy student awarded Good Neighbor Pharmacy Scholarship
Ohio Northern University student Nicholas Newman, a sixth-year pharmacy major from London, Ohio, has been awarded the Good Neighbor Pharmacy Scholarship.
In 2010, ONU partnered with AmerisourceBergen Corporation to create the Good Neighbor Pharmacy Endowed Scholarship Fund, which is available to ONU pharmacy students seeking careers in retail community pharmacy.
For scholarship consideration, pharmacy students must show an interest in practicing in a community retail setting and be an active member of the National Community Pharmacists Association (NCPA) student organization.
In addition to being a member of the ONU chapter of NCPA, Newman, a two-year letter-winner in football for ONU, is a member of the Student Society of Health-System Pharmacists and the Personalized Medicine Coalition. As a member of NCPA, Newman helped coordinate outreach events for students with local independent pharmacies and was responsible for the training of all students who wished to participate in local outreach events.
Good Neighbor Pharmacy is a network of more than 3,100 independently owned and operated community pharmacies across the United States and Puerto Rico, administered by AmerisourceBergen. AmerisourceBergen is one of the largest global pharmaceutical sourcing and distribution services companies, helping both healthcare providers and pharmaceutical and biotech manufacturers improve patient access to products and enhance patient care. With services ranging from drug distribution and niche premium logistics to reimbursement and pharmaceutical consulting services, AmerisourceBergen delivers innovative programs and solutions across the pharmaceutical supply channel. With over $100 billion in annualized revenue, AmerisourceBergen is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA, and employs approximately 13,000 people. AmerisourceBergen is ranked #28 on the Fortune 500 list. For more information, go to www.amerisourcebergen.com.