The Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association (PPA) is proud to announce that the Temple University School of Pharmacy team recently won the annual Student OTC Competition at the association’s 2014 Mid-Year Conference. The Student OTC Competition was the signature event for the 2014 PPA Mid-Year Conference, held January 24-26, 2014 in Bedford, Pa.
Teams from all seven schools of pharmacy in Pennsylvania participated in the competition. The competition is a “Jeopardy-Like” question and answer informational session about Over The Counter (OTC)/Self Care medications and treatments. Program materials are provided by the National Alliance of State Pharmacy Associations (NASPA), the Non-Prescription Medicine Academy (NMA) and Proctor & Gamble.
The winning Temple University School of Pharmacy team was compromised of team captain, Patrick Haar, a 2014 PharmD candidate from Philadelphia, Pa, and team members Hasan Al-Hasani, a 2015 PharmD candidate from Bensalem, Pa, and Justin Nixon, a 2014 PharmD candidate from Hanover, Pa.
Founded in 1878, the Pennsylvania Pharmacists Association is a professional membership organization of more than 2,000 pharmacists and pharmacy students across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, representing almost all facets of pharmacy practice. As the leading voice of pharmacy in Pennsylvania, it promotes the profession through advocacy, education, and communication to enhance patient care and public health.