Hejna, Mason recognized by American Society of Consultant Pharmacists

By Kara Sweet

Published October 1, 2018

Mary Hejna.

Mary Hejna

Mary Hejna, PharmD ’20, and Jessica Mason, PharmD ’20, have been selected as 2018 Feldman Scholars and both ranked as a Top Five Student Ambassador by the American Society of Consultant Pharmacists (ASCP).

Jessica Mason.

Jessica Mason

The Arnold S. Feldman Memorial Senior Care Pharmacy Scholarship Program allows interested students to learn about consultant pharmacy and network with leaders in the field. As Feldman Scholars, Hejna and Mason will also receive complimentary registration to the 2018 ASCP Annual Meeting in National Harbor, MD.

The ASCP Student Ambassador Program is designed to engage pharmacy students interested in senior care with opportunities to learn about program development and gain a better understanding of the current issues in aging. As ASCP Student Ambassadors, Hejna and Mason will also be tasked with monitoring CE sessions and assisting staff at the annual meeting.

The American Society of Consultant Pharmacists is the only international professional society devoted to optimal medication management and improved health outcomes for all older persons. ASCP represents over 9,000 pharmacy professionals, including students, serving the unique medication needs of the senior population.

For over 130 years, the University at Buffalo School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences has continually been 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 is the No. 1 ranked school of pharmacy in New York State and No. 22 in the United States by U.S. News & World Report.