Dispense As Written: Ambassador Spotlight – Dr. Idris Yakubu

Featured PILs Ambassador: Idris Yakubu, PharmD, RPh Solid Organ Transplant/Academia Pharmacy Specialist Who/what inspired you to pursue pharmacy? My first exposure to pharmacy as a child was through my great uncle, who owned the only chemist store in my hometown.  Due to his extensive knowledge and concern for the well-being of his patients, he was…

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Dispense As Written: Ambassador Spotlight – Dr. Amaka Nwagbologu

Featured PILs Ambassador: Amaka Nwagbologu, PharmD, MBA, RPh, BCPS Internal Medicine/Pharmacy Informatics Pharmacy Specialist Who/what inspired you to pursue pharmacy? There are a few things that inspired me to become a pharmacist: My father, who is a pharmacist, probably had the biggest impact on me. When we were younger, I was always so curious to…

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The Road to Success – 3rd Edition

The Road to Success – 3rd Edition

PILs presents reflections from recent grads of the PILs Coach Program and their pursuit of postgraduate opportunities, including residency and fellowship training.  We’re proud to announce that 100% of our protégés successfully obtained fellowships and residencies, including the 2 recipients of our inaugural scholarship. The PILs Coach Program pairs aspiring residents and fellows with personal coaches to assist…

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Dispense as Written: Ambassador Spotlight – Dr. Martienne Vernon

Featured PILs Ambassador: Martienne D. Vernon, PharmD, BCPP Mental Health Clinical Pharmacist Specialist Who/what inspired you to pursue pharmacy? While attending Prairie View A&M University, I worked at a pharmacy in a very small town and I witnessed how much the community depended on their neighborhood pharmacy. Before consulting with their physician about anything, they…

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