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Trailblazing Alumni

Our graduates thrive in a variety of settings. Some choose to pursue a traditional community pharmacy career while others serve and lead in hospitals, biopharmaceutical companies, government agencies, and even veterinary clinics. The following School of Pharmacy alumni have shaped rewarding careers by discovering their purpose and embracing a challenge. Explore their stories for inspiration.

Kristine Wong Kristine Wong

Kristine Wong, PharmD ’18

Practicing in a hospital setting

“The most exciting shift I have is the ER, where I'm in the department, available for questions for providers and nurses. If there's a code or a procedural sedation, I'll be in the room to help give the meds."

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Headshot of Raymond Veronneau, MBA and PharmD student. Headshot of Raymond Veronneau, MBA and PharmD student.

Raymond Veronneau, PharmD ‘18, MBA ‘20

Expanding access in biopharmaceuticals

"If there is something you don’t like doing, get out there and network, read up on other opportunities, familiarize yourself with how to interview, and find what role in healthcare is a fit for you."

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MCPHS Alumna Milka Njoroge, MCPHS Alumna Milka Njoroge,

Milka Njoroge, PharmD ’06

Filling a need for home healthcare

“Pharmacists have a variety of options for where they can practice. I encourage students to be curious about them all and discover how they want to use their skills to serve others.”

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MCPHS Alum Allison Burns MCPHS Alum Allison Burns

Allison Burns, PharmD ’16

Pioneering a new healthcare delivery model

“Pharmacists are educators. No one knows more about medication than us, and we have an obligation to spread that knowledge.”

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MCPHS Alumna Bisni Narayanan MCPHS Alumna Bisni Narayanan

Bisni Narayanan, PharmD '15, MS

Integrated specialty pharmacy supervisor

“Since specialty medications are high touch, high cost therapies for complex disease states, patients need extensive counseling and follow up. I enjoy the patient interaction and I have the time to take care of them.”

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Steven Rush Steven Rush

Steven Rush, PharmD ’15

Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Public Health Service

“Be open minded about your career. It’s okay not to know what you want to do and to learn and explore.”

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MCPHS alumni Carolyn Arnish PharmD ’14. MCPHS alumni Carolyn Arnish PharmD ’14.

Carolyn Arnish, PharmD ’14

Pharmacist in veterinary medicine

“One thing people overlook about veterinary medicine is that every drug is administered by a human, so in a very real sense, your patient is not just the pet but also the owner, as one unit.”

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