Congratulations to Dr. Aaron Cumpston (PharmD, 2001). Cumpston earned the 2019 "Excellence in Advocacy Award" from the American Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) Pharmacy Special Interest Group (SIG). The national award is presented to members who have made a significant impact on the field of pharmacy in hematopoietic stem cell transplantation through patient or practice advocacy. Cumpston works for is a Clinical Pharmacy Specialist in Bone Marrow Transplantation/Hematologic Malignancies and the WVU Cancer Center,
Director, PGY2 Oncology Pharmacy Residency Program and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the WVU School of Pharmacy.
Members of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy’s Class of 2023 are now white coat official.
Alumnus Megan (Marra) Peterson is working in what the media calls the "epicenter of the nation’s opioid epidemic," yet her positivity still shines through. "It’s a long road that we have ahead of us, but I feel like I’m making a difference,” says Peterson. Read about how Peterson is bringing Naloxone training to Cabell County, WV, in this recent article from ASHP.org.
This summer, the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy paid tribute to its outstanding alumni, preceptors and friends of the School during the annual alumni reunion dinner. The awards acknowledge outstanding professional achievements, as well as commitment and service to the School and the pharmacy profession.