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MCPHS Student Lina Hasan,

Lina Hasan, PharmD ’22, works more than 50 hours a week as a pharmacist based in Houston, TX. She was attracted to the online 24-month Non-Traditional Doctor of Pharmacy Program because it allows practicing pharmacists the ability to obtain a PharmD while still working their full-time jobs.

MCPHS Students in the IPE Book club

The IPE Book Club Experience is just one of many curricular and extracurricular activities emphasizing interprofessional practice and education at MCPHS.

MCPHS Alumna Bisni Narayanan

Bisni Narayanan, PharmD '15, MS, full-time pharmacist and mother of two young children needed a flexible schedule to fulfill her PharmD degree, which is why she was attracted to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

MCPHS Student Caleb Heaslip

Chemistry Major Caleb Heaslip, BS ’24, was recently awarded a position in the highly-competitive University of Michigan Cancer Research Summer Internship Program.

MCPHS Alumni Sheik Faye

Using a business plan created in his MBA program, Sheik Faye, MPAS ’18, MBA ’21 opens a clinic in Rocky Mount, North Carolina to serve the underserved community.

Elijah Carrier MCPHS Alumni

Elijah Carrier, BS ’13, is now the Manager of Transformation Operations for a bioengineering company called Ginkgo Bioworks in the Seaport District.

MCPHS Occupational Therapy student Lindsey Barrows.
Occupational Therapy student Lindsay Barrows is highlighted for her work to increase diversity in the field of occupational therapy with the MCPHS chapter and national organization of Coalition of Occupational Therapy Advocates for Diversity (COTAD).
Scune Carrington
In March 2022, Scune Carrington, MSW, LICSW, candidate for DHS ’23, was appointed to the Board of Registration of Social Workers by the Baker-Polito Administration.