Season 2-Episode 48-Chicken Pox or Shingles: Is There a New Vaccine for That?

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Dr. Michael Hogue, PharmD, FAPhA, FNAP, associate dean of the center of faith and hope and professor of pharmacy at Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy who is also a vaccine expert, sits down with us to discuss what shingles is and who it affects along with comparing the differences between the new vaccine just approved for shingles versus the vaccine we have had available.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 11-28-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham! #healthydose #samfordpharmacy #WVSU #chickenpox #shingles #zostervaccines #vaccineshogue-michael

DID YOU KNOW?

The virus that causes the chicken pox and shingles comes from the same virus called the varicella-zoster virus.

Season 3-Episode 47-Pharmacy School 201-Outlook of Pharmacy Profession

Pharmacy-SkillsJon Parker, M.A., Ed.S., director of admission for Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, returns to Healthy Dose® to discuss the licensure exams required of graduates of pharmacy school as well as what the pharmacy job market looks like nationally and regionally.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 11-14-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham! #healthydose #samfordpharmacy #WVSU #PharmacySchool #PharmD #legislationParker-Jonathan

DID YOU KNOW?

Before a pharmacist can practice medicine, they must pass two licensure exams after graduating pharmacy school, the North American Pharmacist Licensure Examination (NAPLEX), and the Multistate Pharmacy Jurisprudence Examination (MPJE).

Season 3-Episode 46-Pharmacy School 101

doctor_of_pharmacy_classic_round_sticker-rc160a8e506c74627a497fc3c1c98d686_v9waf_8byvr_324Jon Parker, M.A., Ed.S., director of admission for Samford University’s McWhorter School of Pharmacy, discusses about the requirements of pharmacy school and what it takes for a pharmacist to graduate today. Parker also explains the PharmD degree that is earned upon graduating pharmacy school along with the new element of interprofessional education being taught to students.

Listen now below to Tuesday’s new Healthy Dose® episode which aired on 11-7-17 at 5pm on WVSU FM91.1 Birmingham! #healthydose #samfordpharmacy #WVSU #PharmacySchool #PharmD #interprofessional #educationParker-Jonathan

DID YOU KNOW?

Completing pharmacy school today earns the student a Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD) degree!