NCPA holds wellness clinic on cold and flu prevention


Published February 3, 2017

Members of the National Community Pharmacists Association Student Chapter at SPPS held a wellness clinic at Transit Hill Pharmacy on Jan. 23, 2017.

Alumus James Walsh, '01 & '04, is the supervising pharmacist at Transit Hill, an independent retail pharmacy in Depew, NY. Kyle Uebler, '18, on rotation at the pharmacy, and Mercede Siu, '20, worked with Walsh to coordinate the event. Students counseled patients on cold and flu prevention tactics such as frequent hand washing and increasing Vitamin C. They also took blood pressure readings.

The National Community Pharmacists Association represents the interests of pharmacists who practice in independently owned pharmacies. The student chapter promotes the educational and practice interests of students interested in community pharmacy practice in the independent pharmacy setting.

The University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences is a leader in the education of pharmacists and pharmaceutical scientists, renowned for innovation in clinical practice and research. The school is accredited by the American Council of Pharmaceutical Education (ACPE) and ranked as one of the top 25 schools of pharmacy and pharmaceutical sciences in the United States.