Published October 12, 2021
Olivia Denny, PharmD ’22, received a 2021 National Community Pharmacists Association Presidential Scholarship.
A very active student leader, Olivia has advocated for the profession by organizing past Pharmacy Legislative Advocacy Invitational Days (PLAID) and Pharmacy Days in the state capital. She is also a member of several professional organizations, including being the past president of the Pharmacists Association of Western New York (PAWNY), the Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (PSSNY) and Phi Lambda Sigma (PLS).
Founded in 1898, the National Community Pharmacists Association is dedicated to the continuing growth and prosperity of independent community pharmacy in the United States.
Nicholas Cashman, PharmD/MBA ’22, has been selected as a recipient of a 2021 National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) Ron Bookman Scholarship Award.
The award recognizes Cashman’s academic achievement, a commitment to serving others, a strong work ethic and leadership qualities. Cashman founded the first Student Association of Specialty Pharmacy (SASP chapter) in the U.S. in 2018 at UB. He also served as the first student president of the National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) and Student Association of Specialty Pharmacy (SASP) National Executive Committee.
The National Association of Specialty Pharmacy (NASP) elevates the practice of specialty pharmacy by developing, delivering and promoting continuing professional education and specialty certification while advocating for public policies that ensure patients have appropriate access to specialty medications in tandem with critical services.